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  #1. UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) OCHA is a specialized UN agency that contributes to an effective humanitarian response by using coordination, advocacy, policy, information management and humanitarian financing tools and services. In order to expand the reach of humanitarian action, improve prioritization and reduce duplication, OCHA coordinates humanitarian responses and ensures that people who...
1.  Canadian Red Cross The Canadian Red Cross is a charitable organization and it is a part of the largest humanitarian network in the world composed of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. The network includes the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (Federation) and 190 National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. The network...
The British Red Cross The British Red Cross is a humanitarian organization that is part of the worldwide network of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement composed of 17 million volunteers active across 191 countries. The British Red Cross Society was established in 1870 and it is run by volunteers and staff actively engaged and driven by seven fundamental principles: humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence,...
Mother Teresa, a world known humanitarian, said: ‘’If you can’t feed a hundred people, feed just one’’. War, extreme poverty, natural disasters and many other similar crises call for emergency humanitarian aid and assistance to people who are affected. Every year, humanitarian organizations help millions of people to rebuild their lives while maintaining their dignity. Humanitarian aid provides relief and comfort...
1. International Committee of the Red Cross The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an independent humanitarian organization working on ‘’ensuring humanitarian protection and assistance for victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence’’. Its work is based on the 1949 Geneva Conventions and promotion of international humanitarian law. Treating and caring for the wounded and sick in...