OCHA/Core contribution
Development cooperation , 25.02.2015

OCHA/Core contribution

Description

Finland's core funding to OCHA total 14 million euros (annually 3,5 million euros). OCHA (Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs) is part of the United Nations Secretariat responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors and co-ordinate and ensure a coherent response to emergencies. More than 90% of its budget is based on voluntary contributions. As indicated in Finland's Humanitarian Policy (2012) Finland emphasized the role of United Nations as the coordinator of humanitarian aid. The guiding principle of Finnish funding is that effective, timely and needs-based humanitarian aid can significantly reduce the impact the humanitarian crises and hazards. Finnish contribution is now increasing by 500,000 euros annually due to more difficult crises and environment.

Funding decision  25.02.2015

14 000 000 €

Target region

Developing countries

Field of activity

  • Material relief assistance and services 100%

Type of aid

Core contributions to multilateral institutions

Funding channel

YK:n humanitaaristen asioiden koordinointitoimisto

Contact

keo-70

Code for the object of funding

81101201

ID

UHA2015-007588

Modified

06.03.2015