Did you know?One in three children in developing countries (193 million in total) reaches primary school age having had their brain development and education prospects impaired by malnutrition. More
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Cities and local governments need to get ready, reduce the risks and become resilient to disasters. For the next two years and beyond, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) will campaign together with its partners for this to happen.
The World Disaster Reduction Campaign... More
Water poses one of the greatest sustainability challenges of the 21st Century. Water scarcity and pollution, among many other issues, threaten our ability to grow strong and stable economies, meet basic human needs, and protect healthy ecosystems (and the services they provide), while also posing... More
Caring for Climate is a voluntary and complementary action platform for UN Global Compact participants who seek to demonstrate leadership on the issue of climate change. It provides a framework for business leaders to advance practical solutions and help shape public policy as well as public... More
OCHA is coordinating the deployment of the humanitarian organizations in various emergency locations acroos the world and during natural and/or man made disasters. Most of the time the deployments are occuring in detroy and.or very remote areas where it is very challeging to find minimum... More
If your organization or company would like to help the victims of the disaster in Japan, OCHA strongly recommends to contact the Government of Japan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs who is coordinating all offers of assistance.
Private sector requests should go through Yukio Yoshii, the Special... More
OHCHR has developed a comprehensive strategic management plan (SMP) for 2010-2011 which highlights the most pressing human rights challenges around the world and sets out the Office’s strategy for responding. Although the Office has seen some budget increases in recent years, growing demand for... More
The Nutrition Cluster is requesting a list of items related to the provision of therapeutic food, formula, BP5 biscuits and micro nutrients for affected children in the Pakistan emergency.
If your company is able to provide any of these items, please contact the Cluster Coordinator in UNICEF, Dr... More
Shelter and Non Food Items In-Kind Donations for Pakistan Emergency: Relief Items Requested by the Shelter Cluster
The Shelter Cluster is requesting a list of items related to the provision and construction of emergency shelter, such as plastic sheeting, rope, tool kits and tents.
If your company is able to provide any of these items, please contact the Cluster Coordinator at IOM, Arshad Rashid -... More
The Food Cluster is requesting a list of items related to the provision of food assistance to the victims of the Pakistan floods. Total shortfall / gap is 121,000 metric tons. Requested are wheat, pulses, vegetable oil, High Energy Biscuits, ready to use supplementary feeding, black tea, sugar and... More
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene In-Kind Donations for Pakistan Emergency: Relief Items Requested by the WASH Cluster
The WASH Cluster is requesting a list of items related to the provision of clean water, sanitation and hygiene, such as aqua tabs, buckets, soap, hygiene kits, etc.
If your company is able to provide any of these items, please contact the Cluster Coordinator (UNICEF), Jamal Shah - email@example.com... More