Tag Archives | Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)

Scaling up Humanitarian Response to Growing Needs

As fighting continues in west Mosul, humanitarian partners continue to respond to rising displacement and provide basic assistance to families in newly accessible areas, where conditions allow. Where access inside west Mosul city allows humanitarian partners to reach civilians, displaced families are provided with ready-to-eat food rations. Resident or returning families in the area are […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraqi Kurdistan

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraqi Kurdistan: Food Security Cluster Co-coordinator, Action contre la Faim – ACF International WASH Programme Manager, Save the Children National Admin Officer, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Finance Coordinator, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Associate Humanitarian Affairs Officer, Office for the Coordination of […]

New Career Opportunities in Iraqi Kurdistan

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised several new positions in Iraqi Kurdistan: Senior Supply Associate, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) SCOPE IT Solution Associate, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Associate Coordination Officer, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) ICLA Officer […]

Mosul Humanitarian Crisis, 9th November 2016

IN NUMBERS 42,000 people are currently displaced 70% of displaced people are in emergency camps 30% of displaced People are in host communities 40,000 more spaces are available to shelter displaced people in emergency camps 450,000 additional spaces are under construction or planned 41,000 people have been reached by first-line emergency assistance SITUATION OVERVIEW The […]

21 New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: Reporting Officer, International Organization for Migration (IOM) Budget Analyst, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Driver/Dispatcher (two posts), United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Communication/Public Information Associate, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Senior Protection Assistant, Samarra, United Nations Assistance […]

20 New Career Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised new positions in Iraq: Communication/Public Information Associate, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) ICLA Project Coordinator, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) WASH Officer- Community Mobilizer, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) WASH Officer- Database, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) WASH Project Coordinator, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) WASH Officer- Technical, Norwegian […]

New Jobs in Iraqi Kurdistan

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised several new positions in Iraqi Kurdistan: Finance Manager (Relief International) Civil Society Program Assistant (International Commission on Missing Persons, ICMP) IT Operations Assistant, Erbil (SC-4) (World Food Programme, WFP) IT Operations Associate, Erbil, Iraq (SC-6) (World Food Programme, WFP) Education Cluster Co-Coordinator (Save the Children) National Education […]

UN Allocates $15m to support Fallujah IDPs

UN emergency fund allocates $15 million to support people fleeing Fallujah The top United Nations relief official chief today released $15 million from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to provide urgent life-saving assistance for people affected by the recent fighting and military operations in Fallujah. “People escaping Fallujah are in desperate need of […]

UN Advertises 11 New Jobs in Iraqi Kurdistan

By John Lee. The United Nations has advertised several new positions in Iraqi Kurdistan: International Multi-Drugs Resistance Tuberculosis (MDR-TB) Expert (UNDP) Security Sector Reform (SSR) (UNDP) Service Delivery Consultant (UNDP) Data Communication Specialist (UNICEF) Reports Specialist (UNICEF) Programme Assistant (UNICEF) National Project Coordinator (UNAMI) Programme Assistant (UNAMI) Final Evaluation Consultant (Save the Children) Administrative Officer (Office for the […]

Global Leadership Required to Help Millions in Iraq

At a high-level meeting yesterday on the margins of the 70th United Nations General Assembly, the United States of America, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), and the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) called for greater engagement from the international community on the dire humanitarian crisis in Iraq. “The humanitarian crisis […]

Funding Shortage Closes UN Water, Sanitation

With more than 74,000 new people displaced by fighting on the move in Iraq, the United Nations humanitarian wing has warned that overall, some 40 per cent of critically needed life-saving water and sanitation programmes will be forced to shut down by the end of the month due to lack of funding. “New displacements, dynamic […]

$10m Donation from Kuwait to Iraq

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) today welcomed the generous contribution of US$9.5 million from the State of Kuwait to UN humanitarian agencies and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) responding to the deteriorating humanitarian crisis in Iraq. An additional $500,000 from Kuwait has been allocated to the Kuwait Red […]