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Aid operations
Annual Conference of the Humanitarian Aid

New instruments for more complex crises

Lausanne, 14.3.2014 – Didier Burkhalter and SDC Director-General Martin Dahinden spoke about Switzerland's humanitarian actors. Swiss experts gave presentations on the response by Swiss Humanitarian Aid to current crises.

Dossier : speech, videos, media release

Experiences from SHA-members
SKH Profiles - Water

Swiss Humanitarian Aid Unit - SHA


The Swiss Humanitarian Aid Unit (SHA) is a militia corps with a pool of around 700 people ready for duty and who are divided up into professional groups according to their knowledge and abilities. The SHA is one of the Swiss government's humanitarian aid instruments which is available for direct actions and supports international organizations with its specialists ("secondment").

Working with the SHA

Informations for those which are interested
Specialisation areas- selection process and criteria  - profiles needed 

The SHA and her expert groups

Recruitment process

Profiles needed