Additional Allocation 2023 to ICRC Operations in Yemen


The ICRC is shifting priorities in Yemen towards people whose needs are most acute and enabling households to gain some level of self-sufficiency. In line with the Good Humanitarian donorship (GHD) principles, Switzerland recognizes the necessity of flexible funding to respond to changing needs. Additional SDC funding to the ICRC reinforces the ICRC to conduct its operation in Yemen where they are most needed.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Yemen
Humanitarian Assistance & DRR
Protection, access & security
01.01.2023 - 31.12.2023
CHF  1’600’000
Background The people of Yemen experience a prolonged crisis with 21.6 million individuals in need of aid due to conflict, a weak economy as well as collapse of services and institutions. The International Committee of the Red Cross ICRC is in Yemen since 1962 and is dedicated to safeguard a principled approach to humanitarian action. The (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.
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. 
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    1’600’000 Swiss disbursement to date CHF    1’600’000 Total project since first phase Budget inclusive project partner CHF   2’100’000
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   (Active)

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)