Where We Work

Where we work

The skills, knowledge and expertise of our people are crucial to ongoing humanitarian efforts around the world.

Major hotspots

Iraq
In October 2016, the Iraqi government launched an offensive on the country's second largest city of Mosul which had been under Islamic State control for more than two years. The international humanitarian community braced for the fall out and we've sent experts to support hundreds of thousands of people displaced by the fighting.

Syria

Political upheaval and civil war has made Syria the largest source country for refugees globally and nearly 700,000 of them are in Jordan. Around four million people are internally displaced in Syria. So far, more we've deployed more than 80 personnel to the region since May 2011, mostly stationed in neighbouring Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey.

North and East Africa

El Nino has caused widespread drought across Africa and we've sent experts to support those affected by drought and food insecurity in Ethiopia, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa and Lesotho.

Papua New Guinea

El Nino

Central African Republic and Cameroon

Conflict

Haiti

Earthquake



International humanitarian training
Recent training collaborations include:

Vanuatu (NDMO strategic planning workshop in disaster risk reduction with staff from WFP, UNDP, FAO, Oxfam and UN office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs)

Vietnam, Indonesia, Philippines (DFAT Humanitarian Response Training)   

Fiji (OCHA Civil-Military coordination training)

Melbourne (Interagency Child Protection in Emergencies Training)

Hawaii (Centre for Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance)

Fiji

Number of personnel: 4
Agency: UNICEF, OCHA, WFP
Role type: Logistics, Education officer, emergency preparedness, Information Communication Technology Officer

Lebanon (Syria response)

Number of personnel: 3
Agencies: UNICEF/UNHCR
Role types: Child protection, education, WASH

Thailand

Number of personnel: 1
Agency: WFP
Role type: Senior Logistics Capacity Development

 

Turkey (Syria response)

Number of personnel: 1
Agency: UNFPA
Role type: Logistics

Solomon Islands

Number of personnel: 1
Agency: WFP
Role type: Logistics Officer

Italy

Number of personnel: 1
Agency: WFP
Role type: Environmental Consultant

Haiti

Number of personnel: 1
Agency: OCHA
Role type: Humanitarian Affairs Officer

Uganda

Number of personnel: 1
Agency: WFP
Role type: Protection and Gender

Ethiopia

Number of personnel: 1
Agency: FAO
Role type: Reporting Officer

Vanuatu

Number of personnel: 1
Agency: UNICEF
Role type: WASH Project Manager

Myanmar

Number of personnel: 2
Agencies: UNHCR/WHO
Role types: Protection/Information Management

Greece

Number of personnel: 1
Agencies: UNFPA
Role types: Logistics

Malawi

Number of personnel: 1
Agencies: UNICEF
Role types: Social Protection

Jordan

Number of personnel: 2
Agencies: UNHCR/OCHA
Role types: Shelter/Civil-Military Coordinator

Iraq

Number of Personnel: 3

Agency: UNOCHA/UNHCR/FAO

Role type: HAO/Logistics/Communications

Switzerland

Number of Personnel: 1

Agency: WFP

Role type: HAO

Samoa

Number of Personnel: 1

Agency: FAO

Role type: Disaster Risk Reduction

United States

Number of Personnel: 1

Agency: UN Women

Role type: Cash and Voucher

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