The National Humanitarian Network (NHN) is a network of Civil Society Organizations to envisage a responsible and accountable role of humanitarian institutions and associated stakeholders for a safer and disaster resilient communities in Pakistan. Its mission is to act as an independent and vibrant voice engaging stakeholders for promotion of humanitarian values, influencing policies and building capacities and ensuring right based humanitarian response. The network also connects the affected, marginalized and deprived populations with their stakeholders through different means and ways.
NHN has its chapters in all four provinces of Pakistan. The national secretariat of NHN is currently with Sungi Development Foundation at Islamabad.
The first secretariat of NHN Sindh Chapter was with Civil Society Support Program (CSSP). Currently, the Secretariat is with Root Work Foundation (RWF).
The Sindh Chapter of NHN is quite vibrant and active and has conducted a large number of meetings, dialogues and events with its members, CSOs, PDMA and UNOCHA on various issues and matters pertaining to Humanitarian Response. The members of NHN Sindh Chapter show a lot of commitment and dedication to the cause of NHN. It is worth appreciating that Sindh Chapter members has financially contributed a lot for the successful running of Network activities in Sindh Province.
Root Work Foundation, being the secretariat of Sindh Chapter, has hosted a number of events and meetings of NHN in Sindh Province. In order to strengthen and systematize the data base of Sindh Chapter members; the secretariat with the consensus of Provincial Executive Committee is currently going through review of its members documents / profiles and also collecting applications from new organizations to join NHN Sindh. NHN Sindh Chapter is quite concerned about the transparent and accountable working of NHN in Sindh Province and for this, the current Secretariat is trying its level best and is trying its best to make this network more accountable and more transparent.