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First Allocation of SDC Funding (Africa Division) to ICRC Operations in 2014, Burundi, DRC, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Zimbabwe, Madagascar

01.01.2014 - 31.12.2014

In line with the Good Humanitarian Donorship (GHD) principles, Switzerland recognizes the necessity of predictable and flexible funding to respond to changing needs in humanitarian crises. SDC funding to ICRC operations allows the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to respond proactively and to provide immediate protection and assistance for people affected by armed conflict and other situations of violence.


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One off Allocation (Cash) of SDC Funding to UNICEF emergency Operations in 2014

01.01.2014 - 31.12.2014

In line with the Good Humanitarian Donorship (GHD) principles, Switzerland recognizes the necessity of addressing underfunded crisis in a more predictable manner. SDC funding to UNICEF emergency programmes in 5 underfunded emergency situations allows UNICEF to better plan its assistance programmes and proactively respond to situations as needed. Moreover contributions will not be thematically earmarked.


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Contributions to OCHA Field Operations in 2014

01.01.2014 - 31.12.2014

OCHA is responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure coherent response to emergencies and facilitates the work of operational humanitarian agencies in the field. SDC aims to support OCHA in delivering its core functions in humanitarian coordination, advocacy and policy development. Therefore, SDC seeks to provide support to OCHA field offices in relevant humanitarian contexts, in line with SDC geographic and thematic priorities.


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First Allocation of SDC Funding (Africa Division) to UNHCR Operations in 2014 Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Chad, Sudan, South Sudan

01.01.2014 - 31.12.2014

In line with the Good Humanitarian Donorship (GHD) principles, Switzerland recognizes the necessity of predictable and flexible funding to respond to changing needs in humanitarian crises. SDC funding to UNHCR operations allows the UN Refugee Agency to respond proactively and to provide immediate protection and assistance to refugees and internally displaced people in life-threatening situations and underfunded emergencies.


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State reform in Somalia

Sitting at his desk, a Hargeisa municipal employee enters paid bill details into a computer system.

01.08.2013 - 31.12.2017

The SDC is supporting a decentralisation project in Somalia. The aim is to promote peace and development by strengthening the capacity of local authorities to meet the needs of the population. The project has already produced some encouraging results.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Somalia
Governance
Conflict & fragility
Conflict prevention and transformation
Decentralisation
Public finance management
Conflict prevention

01.08.2013 - 31.12.2017


CHF 9'000'000



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No quick fixes: building Somalia’s ability to handle and overcome crises

Somali man carrying a bale of hay on his shoulders.

01.08.2013 - 30.04.2016

With the aim of improving the living conditions of the most vulnerable populations in Somalia, SDC is contributing CHF 6 million to the three-year Resilience Programme of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, which forms part of the FAO’s overall Somalia programme. With innovative monitoring instruments, risk mitigation measures and through close partnerships, the programme paves the way for a transition from humanitarian interventions to sustainable development in large parts of Somalia, including in the south-central region where humanitarian access to the population in need is highly limited.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Somalia
Agriculture & food security
Humanitarian Assistance & DRR

Agricultural development
Agriculture value-chain development (til 2016)
Emergency food assistance

01.08.2013 - 30.04.2016


CHF 7'500'000



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DRC Contribution – Mixed Migration; Horn of Africa and Yemen

01.07.2013 - 31.12.2015

The aim of this intervention is to prevent violations against and increase protection for people in mixed migration flows in the HoA and Yemen region. It is a contribution to the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) with focus on two specific partial actions: I) supports activities on protection needs and awareness raising in Puntland, II) strengthens information and knowledge sharing on a regional level in the HoA.


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Horn of Africa NGO Safety Programme

01.06.2013 - 31.05.2017

In Somalia and Kenya, implementing projects requires constant security analyses and information to access the beneficiaries and ensure the security of the implementing staff. By supporting NGO safety programmes in both countries SOC contributes to adequate analysis, advise and training allowing the operational NGOs to mitigate risks and improve access to beneficiaries, while benefiting itself from this information to strengthen its context knowledge and secure its own missions/operations.


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First Allocation of SDC Funding to ICRC Operations in 2013 in Burundi, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Madagascar, Zimbabwe

01.01.2013 - 31.12.2013

In line with the Good Humanitarian Donorship (GHD) principles, Switzerland recognizes the necessity of predictable and flexible funding for responding to changing needs in humanitarian crises. SDC funding to ICRC operations allows the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to respond proactively and to provide immediate protection and assistance for people affected by armed conflict and other situations of violence.


Project completed
Project completed

OCHA, Multi-Bi contribution to Field Activities 2013 in Ethiopia, Somalia, DRC, Sudan, South Sudan, Eastern and Southern Africa

01.01.2013 - 31.12.2013

OCHA is responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure coherent response to emergencies and facilitates the work of operational humanitarian agencies in the field. SDC aims to support OCHA in delivering its core functions in humanitarian coordination, advocacy and policy development. Therefore, SDC seeks to provide support to OCHA field offices in relevant humanitarian contexts, in line with SDC geographic and thematic priorities.

Object 61 – 72 of 88