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United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

Overview
Works: 396 works in 478 publications in 2 languages and 1,375 library holdings
Genres: Conference proceedings  Periodicals  Case studies  History  Handbooks, manuals, etc 
Roles: Producer, Printer, Other
Classifications: JZ6369, 341.584
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by United Nations
The humanitarian decade : challenges for humanitarian assistance in the last decade and into the future by United Nations ( Book )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The shame of war : sexual violence against women and girls in conflict by Jeanne Ward ( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This reference book and photo essay examines the scope and nature of the sexual violence women suffer when men go to war and looks at the different ways the international community is addressing it. The book's primary focus is on sexual crimes in war, their impact on women's lives, and includes personal testimonies from raped and abused women who have had the courage to speak out about their experiences.--Publisher's description
OCHA news United Nations information bulletin on humanitarian affairs by United Nations ( )
in English and No Linguistic content and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Protecting civilians in the context of UN peacekeeping operations : successes, setbacks and remaining challenges by Victoria Holt ( Book )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Since 1999, an increasing number of United Nations peacekeeping missions have been expressly mandated to protect civilians. However, they continue to struggle to turn that ambition into reality on the ground. This independent study examines the drafting, interpretation, and implementation of such mandates over the last 10 years and takes stock of the successes and setbacks faced in this endeavor. It contains insights and recommendations for the entire range of United Nations protection actors, including the Security Council, troop and police contributing countries, the Secretariat, and the peacekeeping operations implementing protection of civilians mandates
Humanitarianism in the network age : including world humanitarian data and trends 2012 ( Book )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Efectos de las lluvias caídas en Venezuela en diciembre de 1999 : emergencia 99 ( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in Spanish and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Forced to flee ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documents people inside the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Philippines who have been forced to leave their homes
Gem slaves Tanzanite's child labour ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mererani in northern Tanzania is the only place on earth where the precious stone tanzanite is mined. Every day thousands of children risk their lives in poorly constructed mine shafts for barely a meal a day. Despite efforts to curb this deadly practice, the global thirst for tanzanite continues to drive these children undergound
Seminar report, improvement of early warning system and responses in Bangladesh towards total disaster risk management approach, December 19-24, 2002, Dhaka, Bangladesh by Seminar on "Improvement of Early Warning System and Responses in Bangladesh Towards Total Disaster Risk Management Approach ( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Malaria killer number one ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Malaria claims three million lives every year worldwide, most of them in the countries south of the Sahara. Among the places hardest hit is Ethiopia. Here malaria can wipe out the lives of hundreds of thousands of villagers, mainly women and children, in a single epidemic. Extreme poverty, lack of health care and population pressures help the disease spread like wildfire. New cures, preventative action and massive intervention by the international community bring a glimmer of hope
Between two stones Nepal's decade of conflict ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In February 1996, the first shots of Nepal's civil war rang out across the Himalayas. Ten years on, more than 12,000 people have lost their lives as Nepal's ruling monarchy battles with Maoist rebels seeking to establish a communist republic. The civilian population meanwhile is trapped in the middle.--Publisher's description
ReliefWeb serving the information needs of the humanitarian relief community ( )
in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Electronic clearinghouse of information on humanitarian emergencies and natural disasters. Designed to help the humanitarian community to improve its response to emergencies
ReliefWeb ( )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Electronic clearinghouse of information on humanitarian emergencies and natural disasters. Designed to help the humanitarian community to improve its response to emergencies
Handbook for applying the guiding principles on internal displacement ( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This handbook aims to draw international attention to the needs of internally displaced persons and enhance protection for them. Developed by a team of international legal experts in collaboration with international agencies and NGOs, it defines what is internal displacement and provides 30 guiding principles to protect the rights of internally displaced persons and the obligations of governments and international organisations towards these populations. The guiding principles, although not legally binding, are based on international human rights law, humanitarian law and refugee law
Deadly catch ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"More than 20 years since the discovery of the AIDS virus, and despite huge advances in the prevention and treatment of the disease, AIDS is still decimating communities across Africa. This is the story of one such community. The film highlights the increased social and economic vulnerability of women and young girls to the pandemic"--IRIN films website
United Nations & partners .... work plan for Sudan ( )
in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Guiding principles on internal displacement ( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arrangements for preparedness for a nuclear or radiological emergency : safety guide by International Atomic Energy Agency ( )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Under the Convention on Assistance in the Case of a Nuclear Accident or Radiological Emergency, one function of the IAEA is to collect and disseminate to States Parties and Member States information concerning methodologies, techniques and available results of research relating to response to such emergencies. The primary objectives of the Safety Guide, co-sponsored by FAO, OCHA, ILO, PAHO and WHO, are to provide guidance on preparedness and response for a nuclear or radiological emergency, to describe appropriate responses to a range of emergencies, and to provide background information on past experience, thus helping the user to better implement arrangements that address the underlying issues.--Publisher's description
The effectiveness of foreign military assets in natural disaster response ( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This study provides an overview of the current use of foreign military assets in natural disaster response, including how and why they are deployed. It also analyses the role played by foreign military assets in several major disaster relief operations: in Mozambique following the floods in 2000, in Haiti following floods and tropical storm Jeanne in 2004, in Aceh province, Indonesia, following the Indian Ocean tsunami of 2004, and in Pakistan-administered Kashmir following the South Asia earthquake of 2005
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity United Nations

controlled identity United Nations. Department of Humanitarian Affairs

OCHA
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Oficina de las Naciones Unidas Para la Coordinación de Asuntos Humanitarios
UN OCHA
United Nations. Bureau de coordination des affaires humanitaires
United Nations. Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Office for the
United Nations. Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Languages
English (59)
Spanish (2)
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