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Online Course: Welcome to OCHA!

Welcome to OCHA! is a free online course that provides an overview of the mandate and vision, core functions and objectives of the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).

The course is designed for all new personnel of OCHA as well as the partner organizations working with OCHA to meet the needs of those who are affected by crises. It also provides foundational knowledge to aid workers seeking to gain an understanding  of OCHA, the wider humanitarian system, and the UN system.

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To access the online course, please create a DisasterReady account, log in, and search for "Welcome to OCHA!"

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Why DisasterReady?

OCHA and DisasterReady have worked together to ensure that OCHA’s partners can access this course through the DisasterReady platform. Completion of the course is highly recommended for OCHA Stand-By Partners and Operational Partners and is a requirement for the UNDAC induction programme.

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