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

  • +358 295 350 276

E-mail

  • KEO-70@formin.fi

Post address

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

Visiting address

Kirkkokatu 12
00170
HELSINKI
FINLAND

Claus Lindroos
Director
  • +358 295 351 234
Marjaana Hyppönen
Desk Officer
coordination of UN humanitarian relief and natural disasters
  • +358 295 350 276
Jouko Eskelinen
Desk Officer
EU affairs, UNICEF, UNDP, UNFPA, UNWOMEN, Africa, WHO
  • +358 295 352 034
Satu Lassila
Senior Adviser, Development Policy
  • +358 295 351 041
Anna Malinen
Desk Officer
Finnish humanitarian assistance organisations, humanitarian food relief organisations of the UN, Asia and Latin America
  • +358 295 351 603
Riitta Resch
Senior Adviser
Global migration, global compact on migration, IOM
  • +358 295 351 712
Noora Rikalainen
Counsellor
Desk Officer
UN refugee organisations, the Middle East, mine action
  • +358 295 351 310

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