OCHA

World Humanitarian Data and Trends 2014 report shows new opportunities for remote sensing technology in humanitarian assistance

The Policy Analysis and Innovation Section of the UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) released the World Humanitarian Data and Trends 2014 report, dealing with humanitarian needs and assistance in 2013, as well as humanitarian trends, challenges and opportunities in the global context.

English

Country/Region: 

Publishing Date: 

Fri, 26/12/2014 - 08:11

Free tagging: 

Fri, 12/26/2014

UN-SPIDER news: 

0

Iran: UN encourages sharing of disaster information

UN humanitarian chief Valeria Amos stated that the UN favors information sharing

Valerie Amos, Under-Secretary-General and Emergency Relief Coordinator, in an interview with the Iranian Islamic Republic News Agency IRNA underscored the importance of sharing critical information on disasters.

English

Publishing Date: 

Thu, 21/08/2014 - 12:13

Country/Region: 

latitude: 

40

longitude: 

33
Thu, 08/21/2014

UN-SPIDER news: 

0

OOSA Director explores collaboration on Space issues in Geneva

OOSA's Director, Simonetta di Pippo, met with representatives

Dr. Simonetta di Pippo, Director of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (OOSA), was in Geneva, Switzerland, between 24 and 27 June 2014 to meet with high level representatives of sister agencies of the United Nations system, other international organizations in Geneva and with the Government of Switzerland.

English

Country/Region: 

Publishing Date: 

Mon, 30/06/2014 - 17:58

latitude: 

46

longitude: 

6
Mon, 06/30/2014

UN-SPIDER news: 

0

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Kenya

OCHA is the part of the United Nations Secretariat responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies.

Undefined

Guide Type: 

Country/Region: 

Typhoon Pablo: OCHA activates Crowdsourcing Community

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) activated the Digital Humanitarian Network (DHN) on December 5th to collect all relevant tweets about Typhoon Pablo posted on December 4th and 5th; identify pictures and videos of damage/flooding shared in thos

English

Publishing Date: 

Fri, 07/12/2012 - 08:42

Country/Region: 

Fri, 12/07/2012

October 2011

60 local, foreign experts to join UN course on disaster review

Some 60 local and foreign experts on

English

Country/Region: 

Publishing Date: 

Mon, 16/05/2011 - 17:40

Asian Disaster Risk Reduction Partnerships

The World Bank (WB) and the Asian

English

Country/Region: 

Publishing Date: 

Mon, 11/04/2011 - 12:32

Free tagging: 

latitude: 

34

longitude: 

101

UN-SPIDER Technical Advisory Mission to Maldives

Following the invitation from the Government of the Republic of Maldives, a Technical Advisory Mission to Maldives was carried out from 18 to 22 April 2010.

English

Country/Region: 

Free tagging: 

Publishing Date: 

Sun, 25/04/2010 - 11:23

latitude: 

3

longitude: 

73

UN-SPIDER news: 

0

UN OCHA Sri Lanka recently launched new Map Atlas

OCHA is the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and one of its multiple mandates is the coordination of humanitarian

English

Country/Region: 

Free tagging: 

Publishing Date: 

Mon, 07/12/2009 - 13:09

latitude: 

7

longitude: 

80

Pages

Zircon - This is a contributing Drupal Theme
Design by WeebPal.