Unit for Humanitarian Assistance and Policy

The Unit for Humanitarian Assistance is responsible for the following issues:

  • planning of humanitarian assistance and decisions concerning granting of assistance
  • monitoring of crises and follow-up of assistance activities
  • humanitarian assistance via international aid organisations, and Finnish non-governmental organisations
  • coordination of humanitarian assistance in the EU and the UN and with other donor countries

Phone

  • +358 295 350 000

Email

  • KEO-70@formin.fi

Post address

Unit for Humanitarian Assistance and Policy
PO Box 26
00023
GOVERNMENT
FINLAND

Visiting address

Kirkkokatu 12
3 krs
00170
HELSINKI
FINLAND

Claus Lindroos
Director
  • +358 295 351 234
Pilvi Taipale
Desk Officer
Coordination of UN Humanitarian Affairs, OCHA, CERF, GHD, EU matters
  • +358 295 350 322
Kaarina Airas
Counsellor
Desk Officer
  • +358 295 350 434
Saara Ilmonen
Specialist, EU Affairs
  • +358 295 350 291
Veli-Pekka Kaivola
Counsellor
Desk Officer
UN refugee organisations, the Middle East
  • +358 295 350 333
Renne Klinge
Senior Adviser
Global migration issues, IOM
  • +358 295 350 274
Riikka Mikkola
Senior Adviser, Humanitarian Assistance & Policy
  • +358 295 350 138

E-mail addresses are in the form: forename.surname@formin.fi. Scandinavian characters are replaced by: ä=a, ö=o, å=a.