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Emergency aid in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

People queuing in front of a distribution point for cash and basic household necessities.

01.09.2017 - 31.03.2018

The conflict that has plagued the Kasai region since August 2016 has added to the numerous crises affecting the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It has displaced more than 1.4 million people and plunged 3 million into food insecurity. Swiss Humanitarian Aid has extended its activities to this region where emergency aid is still almost non-existent. The SDC's intervention aims to cover the essential needs of people affected.

Country/region Period Budget
Democratic Republic Congo

01.09.2017 - 31.03.2018


CHF 1'250'000



Project completed

South Kivu Province: Better Sanitation Infrastructures for the Population

New paediatrics unit

01.09.2010 - 31.01.2015

Following the years of civil war, and in a security situation which remains delicate, sanitation facilities are improving in South Kivu, in eastern Congo. A total of 37 health centres have been rehabilitated and equipped and two hospitals now have new paediatrics units. The hospitals and health centres are supplied with medicines through a distribution network.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Democratic Republic Congo

South Kivu Province

Education
Health
Primary health care
Health system strengthening
Health system strengthening
Sexual and reproductive health (including mother and child health, family planning)
Vocational training and skills development
HEALTH
HEALTH
EDUCATION
HEALTH
POPULATION POLICIES/PROGRAMMES AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH
Basic health care
Health policy and administrative management
Vocational training
Health policy and administrative management
Reproductive health care

01.09.2010 - 31.01.2015


CHF 11'395'000



Programme d’appui au système de santé du Sud Kivu (PASS Sud-Kivu)

01.01.2018 - 31.12.2020

L’appui suisse dans le domaine de la santé vise l’amélioration de la qualité et l’accessibilité des soins de santé primaires et secondaires de 1.5 millions de bénéficiaires (prioritairement des mères, enfants et jeunes) dans 8 zones de santé du Sud-Kivu. Ce soutien comprend aussi une meilleure préparation et réponse aux épidémies et vient en appui à la politique sanitaire de la République Démocratique du Congo au niveau décentralisé.


Food security in the Great Lakes Region - Nutrition

01.07.2017 - 30.06.2020

Multidisciplinary partnerships and multi-stakeholder alliances wrought by One UN agencies and the Governments of Burundi, Rwanda and DRC develop practical solutions to deliver activities in support of the institutionalization of nutrition strategies in the respective countries. The activities take place at the provincial level, in locations where food insecurity and poverty are at highest level; they feed-back to the respective coordination secretariat, thus ensuring an appropriate political steering of the strategies.


RDC, Alliance Globale du Vaccin (GAVI): Approvisionnement en médicaments

02.12.2016 - 31.12.2018

La contribution ciblée à GAVI présentée dans cette proposition de crédit est la mise en pratique de la stratégie de coopération : elle vise non seulement l’appui stratégique et vital du circuit des médicaments et vaccins en RDC, en particulier au Sud-Kivu, mais convole aussi l’agenda du programme global Santé, du travail diplomatique de la représentation Suisse à Kinshasa et du programme de la coopération Sud.


Project completed

OXFAM: Programme de protection communautaire à Masisi, Nord Kivu

01.09.2016 - 28.02.2017

La présence de nombreux acteurs aux conflits dans le territoire de Masisi ainsi qu’un problème endémique de gouvernance de la part des autorités militaires et civiles sont les causes principales des violations dont sont victimes les populations civiles. Ce projet vise à renforcer la protection des civils à travers le soutien à des mécanismes de protection communautaire.


Project completed

DRC: Education d'urgence et protection de l'enfance dans le territoire de Béni, Nord Kivu

22.08.2016 - 31.08.2017

La crise humanitaire qui se développe sur le territoire de Béni, au Nord-Kivu, est causée par l’instabilité politique et sécuritaire qui caractérise cette région. Effets directs de cette situation, le taux de déscolarisation dans la zone ciblée dépasse 60% et les enfants sont exposés à de multiples abus, y compris l’enrôlement dans les groupes armés. Ce projet vise à fournir un appui de protection de l’enfance en urgence à travers des activités éducatives.


Project completed

Réponse multisectorielle d’urgence dans les territoires de Walikale et Masisi (Nord Kivu)

15.07.2016 - 31.08.2017

Le Nord Kivu reste le théâtre de violences armées fréquentes et de types divers qui induisent des déplacements massifs de populations (plus de 700'000 au Nord Kivu actuellement). Ce projet vise à offrir une réponse rapide multisectorielle (aide alimentaire, AME/abris, EHA, nutrition) aux besoins immédiats et un accès à des services de base aux populations déplacées et retournées vulnérables des territoires du Masisi et Walikale.


Project completed

Integrated response to health, nutrition and protection needs in Kibua, Walikale (North Kivu)

01.07.2016 - 30.06.2017

The population in targeted areas of North Kivu has been hugely affected by conflict and a large proportion of the population is unable to access basic health, nutrition and protection services when needed. Providing integrated primary health care, nutrition, and protection services to targeted sites in Kibua Health Zone will enable Save the Children (SC) to respond effectively to beneficiary needs using a holistic approach.


Project completed

Emergency Health response for vulnerable populations affected by conflict in Eastern DR Congo

20.06.2016 - 19.06.2017

The population in the targeted areas of North Kivu remains highly vulnerable as a consequence of a long-standing and complex crisis. Communities are subject to abuses carried out by various armed actors, aggravating their already poor health status, attributed to a lack of quality health services, poor sanitation and insufficient water supply. The tense political and security situation in eastern DRC generates little hope for improved living conditions for people affected by conflict.


Project completed

Allocation of SDC Funding to ICRC Operations in 2016

01.01.2016 - 31.12.2016

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.


Project completed

Contributions 2016 to OCHA Field Operations in Africa

01.01.2016 - 31.12.2016

OCHA is responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure coherent response to emergencies and to facilitate 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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