Did you know?Whereas over a third of children in rich countries complete university, in much of sub-Saharan Africa, a smaller share completes primary education – and just 5% attend university level. More
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OCHA’s mission is to mobilise and coordinate effective and principled humanitarian action in partnership with national and international actors in order to:
* alleviate human suffering in disasters and emergencies
* advocate for the rights of people in need
* promote preparedness and prevention
OCHA (Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs): Humanitarian Appeal for the Horn of Africa Drought 2011
The Horn of Africa is experiencing the most severe food crisis in the world today. Over 12 million people in Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia are severely affected and in urgent need of humanitarian aid, and there is no likelihood of this situation improving until 2012. This figure of... 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
The humanitarian organisations in Haiti are requesting a total of US$ 164 million to assist the Government of Haiti to imit the impact of the cholera outbreak.
The strategy and necessary projects emphasize immediate measures, but have an overall planning and budgeting horizon through 2011 to be... More
With the ongoing earthquake and cholera outbreak responses, Haiti is now facing three emergencies at the same time as, since 4 November, the country suffers the impacts of Hurricane Tomas. This donor alert focuses on immediate response to the hurricane. While the impact of the hurricane so far has... 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