REGIONAL OFFICE FOR THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA (ROMENA)

Middle East

Highlights 2012

  • ROMENA supported the development of OCHA’s presence in Syria and the establishment of a regional hub in Amman and other neighbouring countries. 
     
  • Strengthened regional inter-agency coordination on preparedness and response through the Middle East and North Africa Emergency Preparedness and Response Network (MENA Group). 
     
  • Monitored and supported the implementation of the Minimum Preparedness Package by developing a shared database and contingency plans, and rolling out core trainings.

A Syrian Kurdish refugee child returning from school in Domiz refugee camp in Iraqi Kurdistan. © IRIN/Heba Aly