Contributions to OCHA Field Operations in 2023

Project completed

The goal of OCHA is to save lives and protect people in humanitarian crises. It contributes to principled and effective humanitarian response in sudden-onset disasters and protracted crises through its five core functions: Coordination, Advocacy and communication, Humanitarian financing, Policy and Information management. In its central coordinating role OCHA works in partner-ship with local, national and international actors.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Central African Republic
Colombia
Ethiopia
Occupied Palestinian Territory
Somalia
South Sudan
Syria
Ukraine
Venezuela
Humanitarian Assistance & DRR
Climate change and environment
Migration

Humanitarian efficiency
Protection, access & security
Disaster risk reduction DRR
Material relief assistance
Migration generally (development aspects and partnerships)
01.01.2023 - 31.12.2023
CHF  3’000’000
Background 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.
Objectives Supporting OCHA in the field in effectively delivering its core functions, particularly through enhanced leadership, adequate coordination mechanisms and linkage with other UN agencies. SDC provides support to OCHA field and regional offices in relevant humanitarian contexts, in line with SDC geographic and thematic priorities.
Target groups OCHA partners worldwide.
Medium-term outcomes More effective and principled humanitarian action that meets the needs of and is accountable to affected people.
Results

Expected results:  

OCHA’s ability to deliver its core functions

  • humanitarian coordination, advocacy and communication, humanitarian financing, policy development and information man-agement and strategic priorities
  • coherent humanitarian response
  • leadership on access
  • durable solutions to internal displacement
  • Inclusive humanitarian response
  • catalytic humanitarian financing
  • strategic analysis of risks and trends

is strengthened and recognized at global and field level.


Directorate/federal office responsible SDC
Project partners Contract partner
United Nations Organization (UNO)
  • United Nations Office for the Co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs


Coordination with other projects and actors UN Agencies, NGOs and the international hu-manitarian community in general.
Budget Current phase Swiss budget CHF    3’000’000 Swiss disbursement to date CHF    3’000’000
Project phases

Phase 26 01.01.2023 - 31.12.2023   (Completed)

Phase 22 01.01.2019 - 31.12.2019   (Completed) Phase 17 01.01.2017 - 31.12.2017   (Completed) Phase 16 01.01.2017 - 31.12.2017   (Completed) Phase 15 01.01.2017 - 31.12.2017   (Completed) Phase 14 01.01.2017 - 31.12.2017   (Completed) 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)