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Farmers displaced by the conflict acquire a business perspective

Market scene in Darfur in Sudan.

01.04.2016 - 31.12.2017

For over 13 years, devastating conflict has dominated Sudan, forcing the population to flee the fighting and destroying their livelihoods in the process. The SDC supports a UN reconstruction programme in Sudan, which among other things aims to improve the economic situation of smallholder farmers.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Sudan
Humanitarian Assistance
Agriculture and Food Security
Reconstruction and Rehabilitation
Agriculture value-chain development
HUMANITARIAN AID
MULTISECTOR or CROSS-CUTTING
Reconstruction relief and rehabilitation
Rural development

01.04.2016 - 31.12.2017


CHF 1'000'000



Darfur Community Peace and Stability Fund (DCPSF)

01.08.2016 - 31.12.2017

The Darfur Community Peace and Stability Fund (DCPSF) is a UNDP managed trust fund for Darfur. The latter exists since 2007. It supports community-level peacebuilding activities and fosters social cohesion. Results show that conflicts are reduced and livelihoods as well as access to basic services are enhanced. It synergizes the undertakings with other multilateral humanitarian funding tools and operations of other partners. Last but not least the DCPSF accelerates transition from relief to recovery.


Project completed

OVCI La Nostra Famiglia - Food Aid Swiss Dairy Products (Sudan)

01.03.2016 - 31.07.2017

Through the usage of food aid in the form of Swiss dairy products, Swiss Humanitarian Aid contributes to the prevention and treatment of malnutrition, undernourishment, and disease. The SDC’s Humanitarian Aid administers the credit granted by parliament for a yearly amount of some CHF 20 million destined for the purchase of Swiss dairy products and their use for the benefit of the needy. Its task is to ensure a sustainable, targeted, and closely monitored food aid.


Project completed

Mission am Nil - Food Aid Swiss Dairy Products (Sudan)

01.03.2016 - 31.07.2017

Through the usage of food aid in the form of Swiss dairy products, Swiss Humanitarian Aid contributes to the prevention and treatment of malnutrition, undernourishment, and disease. The SDC’s Humanitarian Aid administers the credit granted by parliament for a yearly amount of some CHF 20 million destined for the purchase of Swiss dairy products and their use for the benefit of the needy. Its task is to ensure a sustainable, targeted, and closely monitored food aid.


Project completed

Allocation (Cash Contributions) of SDC Funding to WFP 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 WFP operations allows the World Food Programme (WFP) to respond proactively and to provide immediate food assistance in life-threatening situations.


WFP - Food Aid Swiss Dairy Products (Sudan)

01.01.2016 - 31.12.2018

Food aid is a means of tackling undernutrition and malnutrition. With food aid, SDC – through Swiss Humanitarian Aid – puts the humanitarian mission to "save lives and alleviate suffering" into practice.


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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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Allocation (Cash) of SDC Funding to UNICEF Emergency Operations in 2016

01.01.2016 - 31.12.2016

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 8 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.


Project completed

Allocation of SDC Funding to UNHCR 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 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.


Secondment Fund Sudan 2016-17

01.01.2016 - 31.03.2018

Despite years of assistance, the humanitarian needs remain acute in several fragile regions of Sudan. This is due to continued armed conflict, lack of human security – especially that of children –, poor food security and livelihoods, and very rudimentary basic services. This consequently leads to ever increasing internal displacement and multiple emergencies. The deployment of Swiss experts (secondees) to multilateral organizations strengthens the effectiveness and the efficiency of the humanitarian response, and bolsters measures for early recovery and better resilience.


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Jebel Mara WASH and Health Improvement Project

01.06.2015 - 31.01.2017

The humanitarian operation in Sudan is one of the largest in the world. According to the 2015 Humanitarian response Plan, 5.4 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance in different parts of the country, particularly in Darfur, South-Kordofan and Blue Nile State. In Darfur, fighting in 2014 has led to the displacement of 430’000 persons. That is more than in any single year since the height of the conflict in 2004. This phase of the project will be implemented in the wider region of Jebel Mara in Central Darfur. The current phase of the project runs for 19 months and will further build the capacity of IDPs, Host Communities and Public Institutions in the fields of WASH and Basic Health Services.


Project completed

Sudan – OCHA / UNDP, Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF) 2015

15.03.2015 - 31.12.2015

The CHF is a multi-donor pooled fund, managed under the direction of the Humanitarian Coordinator (HC). The fund finances projects of UN agencies, international and national non-governmental organizations. The CHF is used for timely allocation and disbursement of donor resources to the most urgent humanitarian needs and critical gaps in Sudan. The CHF strengthens the response capacity and fosters at the same time greater sectoral responsibility and accountability – it has an important role in the current situation.

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