United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) - Nepal

(Unverified non-profit organisation)

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) is the part of the United Nations Secretariat responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies.

OCHA has been present in Nepal since 2005 with the aim of coordinating effective and principled humanitarian action. OCHA in Nepal works on four core functions: alleviating human suffering in Nepal caused by conflict; promotion of preparedness and prevention efforts to reduce future vulnerability to natural disasters; advocating for the rights of people in need; and facilitating sustainable solutions to address root causes.

Website

http://ochaonline.un.org/nepal/

Year established

2005

About this organisation

Regions / countries / territories

Asia: Nepal

Global issues

Community development; Disasters and humanitarian affairs ; Human rights