Consortium of Humanitarian Agencies

The Consortium of Humanitarian Agencies ( CHA ) was established in Sri Lanka in April 1997 to serve as a national service provider in the non-profit sector. CHA’s field offices are located in 12 districts in North, South and East in Sri Lanka. In addition to post- tsunami information management centers are located in all affected districts of the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami . [1]

General profile

CHA represents the resources and work of the humanitarian sector in Sri Lanka. CHA’s membership supports and intervenes in the sector in all parts of the country. [1]

CHA is served by a staff of 153 with executive director and executive director. [1]

Main objectives

  • 1. Advocate for peace , human rights and development with specific focus on diversity, fundamental rights and freedom
  • 2. Share the Knowledge and skills particularly in the areas of information gathering, processing and dissemination
  • 3. Facilitate to network the national and international organizations and their resources
  • 4. Assist in post-Tsunami interventions. [1]


  1. ^ Jump up to:d “EVOLVING ROLE OF THE NGO SECTOR IN POST-TSUNAMIRECOVERY OF SRI LANKA” (PDF) . Mr. Jeevan Thiagarajah Executive Director, The Consortium of Humanitarian Agencies {CHA} at the Sri Lanka Development Forum 2005. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-07-01 . Retrieved 2007-10-14 .

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