oPt crisis ICRC 2023

Project completed

SDC allocates an additional credit to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) for responding to urgent needs generated in the framework of the ongoing (10-11.2023) Israel and Gaza crisis. Funding to ICRC’s operations allows the ICRC to actively respond and to provide immediate protection and life-saving assistance to people affected by the current crisis. 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

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Occupied Palestinian Territory
Humanitarian Assistance & DRR
Protection, access & security
01.01.2023 - 31.12.2023
CHF  15’000’000
Background The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organization whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to ensure protection and assistance for victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence. The ICRC is Switzerland’s main humanitarian partner in the field of international humanitarian aid. 
Objectives Providing immediate protection and assistance for all people affected by armed conflict and other situations of violence
Target groups Victims and survivors of armed conflict and other situations of violence.
Medium-term outcomes The ICRC is committed to responding rapidly and efficiently to the humanitarian needs of people affected by armed conflict and other situations of violence by protecting the lives and dignity of all victims. The ICRC also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles.
Results

Expected results:   Protection and assistance is provided for people affected by armed conflict and other situations of violence.


Directorate/federal office responsible SDC
Project partners Contract partner
Other International Organization
  • International Committee of the Red Cross


Budget Current phase Swiss budget CHF    15’000’000 Swiss disbursement to date CHF    15’000’000
Project phases

Phase 7 01.01.2023 - 31.12.2023   (Completed)

Phase 6 01.01.2023 - 31.12.2023   (Completed) Phase 5 01.01.2023 - 31.12.2023   (Completed) Phase 4 01.01.2023 - 31.12.2023   (Completed) Phase 3 01.01.2023 - 31.12.2023   (Completed) Phase 2 01.01.2023 - 31.12.2023   (Completed) Phase 1 01.01.2023 - 31.12.2023   (Completed)