Contributions to OCHA Field Operations in 2016
OCHA is responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure coherent response to emergencies and to facilitate the work of operational humanitarian agencies in the field. SDC aims to support OCHA in delivering its core functions in humanitarian coordination, advocacy and policy development. Therefore, SDC seeks to provide support to OCHA field offices in relevant humanitarian contexts, in line with SDC geographic and thematic priorities.
Humanitarian Assistance & DRR
Emergency food assistance
Reconstruction and rehabilitation (till 2016)
Material relief assistance
- United Nations Office for the Co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Sector according to the OECD Developement Assistance Commitiee categorisation EMERGENCY RESPONSE
RECONSTRUCTION RELIEF & REHABILITATION
Sub-Sector according to the OECD Developement Assistance Commitiee categorisationEmergency food aid
Reconstruction relief and rehabilitation
Material relief assistance and services
Cross-cutting topics The project takes account of gender equality as a cross-cutting theme.
The project takes account of democratisation, good governance and human rights as cross-cutting themes.
Aid Type Project and programme contribution
OCHA is the arm of the UN Secretariat that is responsible for the coordination of the UN emergency response system. The mandate of OCHA is derived from UN General Assembly Resolution 46/182.
Supporting OCHA in the field in its role of coordinating international relief efforts, managing multilateral aid resources and advocating for the needs of people in emergencies.
OCHA beneficiaries worldwide
The needs of affected people are better met through a more effective and principled humanitarian action.
OCHA’s leadership on the UN humanitarian coordination system is strengthened and recognized at field level.
|Directorate/federal office responsible||
United Nations Organization (UNO)
|Coordination with other projects and actors||
UN Agencies, NGOs and the international humanitarian community in general.
|Budget||Current phase Swiss budget CHF 1’600’000 Swiss disbursement to date CHF 1’600’000 Total project since first phase Swiss budget CHF 5’500’000 Budget inclusive project partner CHF 4’500’000|
Phase 12 01.01.2016 - 31.12.2016 (Completed)Phase 11 01.01.2016 - 31.12.2016 (Completed) Phase 10 01.01.2016 - 31.12.2016 (Completed) Phase 9 01.01.2015 - 31.12.2015 (Completed) Phase 8 01.01.2015 - 31.12.2015 (Completed) Phase 7 01.01.2015 - 31.12.2015 (Completed) Phase 6 01.01.2014 - 31.12.2014 (Completed) Phase 5 01.01.2014 - 31.12.2014 (Completed) Phase 4 01.01.2014 - 31.12.2014 (Completed) Phase 3 01.01.2013 - 31.12.2013 (Completed) Phase 2 01.01.2013 - 31.12.2013 (Completed) Phase 1 01.01.2013 - 31.12.2013 (Completed)