ORGANISATION

Reliefweb

WWW site managed by the UN United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA, formerly DHA) see separate entry. Designed to support humanitarian crisis early warning, contingency planning, response and recovery. This site hosts data from OCHA and other (mostly UN) organisations. The site is designed to complement the OCHA-Online WWW site (see separate entry) contains other information/databases produced solely by DHA.

Information on the site includes:

(a) Information on ongoing emergencies: arranged by country. Includes reports from organisations involved (including OCHA, ICRC, WFP) and newswire stories (including VOA, Reuters, AP). Older materials are archived.

(b) Bulletin: full text of news stories and major announcements

(c) Links to other sites offering Early Warning information