ICRC Emergency Appeals 2013: Second Allocation (Colombia)

Project completed

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.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Colombia
Humanitarian Assistance & DRR
Migration
Conflict & fragility
Material relief assistance
Forced displacement (refugees, IDP, human trafficking)
Removal of land mines
01.01.2013 - 31.12.2013
CHF 1'000'000
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 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.

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


Budget Current phase Swiss budget CHF   1'000'000 Swiss disbursement to date CHF   1'000'000
Project phases Phase 98 01.01.2013 - 31.12.2013   (Completed) Phase 97 01.01.2013 - 31.12.2013   (Completed)

Phase 96 01.01.2013 - 31.12.2013   (Completed)

Phase 95 01.01.2013 - 31.12.2013   (Completed) Phase 94 01.01.2013 - 31.12.2013   (Completed) Phase 92 01.01.2013 - 31.12.2013   (Completed) Phase 91 01.01.2013 - 31.12.2013   (Completed)