Fraud Alert

The United Nations has been made aware of various correspondences, being circulated via e-mail, from Internet web sites, text messages and via regular mail or facsimile, falsely stating that they are issued by, or in association with the United Nations and/or its officials. These scams, which may seek to obtain money and/or in many cases personal details from the recipients of such correspondence, are fraudulent.

The United Nations wishes to warn the public at large about these fraudulent activities being perpetrated purportedly in the name of the Organisation, and/or its officials.


Please note that UNCRD does not hire internationally recruited staff (Professional and higher categories) directly. Official recruitment, job offers, and employment are conducted through the UN Inspira System. All other offers, questionnaires, or related employment requests are from other sources and not authorized by the UN.
As for the recruitment of local staff (General Services and SSA contract personnel, etc) at UNCRD, a vacancy announcement is advertised only on our website (and local newspapers).
Please also note that:

  • UNCRD does not charge a fee or ask for any payment from the candidates at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, processing, training or other fee).
  • UNCRD does not request any information related to bank accounts or other private information.


For more information, please read the UN Fraud Alert.