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

Email

  • KEO-70@gov.fi

Phone

  • +358 295 350 000

Personnel

Lauratuulia Lehtinen
Director
  • +358 295 350 184
Katariina Tervakangas
Counsellor
Desk Officer
Deputy Head of Unit, coordination of UN humanitarian aid, UNHCR, IHL
  • +358 295 350 954
Sanna Ahvo
Special assignment
WFP (excl. school meals), Sudan
  • +358 295 350 926
Reetta Delás Näsi
Attaché
COHAFA, EU coordination of humanitarian affairs
  • +358 295 350 683
Jaakko Jakkila
Special assignment
ICRC, IFRC political organisational responsibility (excl. DSG Chairmanship), UNRWA Gaza, Middle East
  • +358 295 350 489
Renne Klinge
Senior Adviser
Global migration issues, IOM
  • Renne.Klinge@gov.fi
  • +358 295 350 274
Lotta Mäkelä
Desk Officer
Development Cooperation
Ukraine, Finnish non-governmental organisations, ICRC and IFRC financing
  • +358 295 350 941
Petri Puhakka
Ambassador
International disability issues
  • +358 295 350 332
CV
Marikki Rieppola
Special assignment
School meals Coalition, Call to Action, Afghanistan, Horn of Africa, (UNICEF, UN Women, UNFPA humanitarian activities)
  • +358 295 350 125
Niklas Saxen
Senior Adviser, Development Policy
Thematic work, ICRC DSG Chairmanship
  • +358 50 591 6053
  • +358 295 350 519
Suvi Turja
Specialist
OCHA (incl.CERF,basket funds) Grand Bargain, communication)
  • +358 295 350 287

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