Wellness and Resilience for Frontline Workers and Managers course

The Humanitarian Leadership Academy, in collaboration with global experts in the field of humanitarian wellbeing, have created a new online course to assist Frontline Workers and...

World Health Day: 5 Ways to Learn to Love Running

Find your running shoes and hit the door now. Join OCHA runners around the world. Don't forget stretches & warm-up exercises ! Read the 5...

International Women’s Day 2018

International Women’s Day 2018 focuses particularly on dignity and justice for women. The UN theme for International Women’s Day is the celebration of appreciation, love...

Long distance relationships

The nature of Humanitarian work often requires that OCHA Staff work permanently in the field, deploy on short and long term field assignments, and...

Field work and insecurity

Today we would like to pay tribute to OCHA field staff and discuss some of the stressors they experience, particularly those faced by our...

About alcohol

The following resources include statistics about worldwide alcohol consumption presented by WHO; a unique Well-being survey conducted by OCHA Staff Welfare Office; questionnaire; guides;...

Long Distance Parenting

Very often OCHA staff either working in the field or on surge are living apart from their children. How this experience is felt may...

Returning home to relationships

Pressure and adrenaline keep you moving when you are on mission. When you get out of this stressful environment you feel relieved, but at...

Family Matters: Self Care for Family Members of Humanitarian Workers

This is an extract from the Headington Institute's publication, 'Family Matters: Self Care for Family Members of Humanitarian Workers'. The full publication is available...