Allocation (Cash Contributions under Food Assistance Convention FAC) of SDC Funding to WFP Operations in 2016

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 WFP operations allows the World Food Programme (WFP) to respond proactively and to provide immediate food assistance in life-threatening situations.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Yemen
Migration
Emergency food aid
Reconstruction and Rehabilitation
Forced migration (refugees, IDP, human trafficking)
01.01.2016 - 31.12.2016
CHF 1'400'000
Background

The World Food Programme (WFP) is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger and under-nutrition. Every year, WFP provides food assistance to more than 90 million people, mostly women and children.

Objectives

Providing immediate food assistance in life-threatening situations.

Target groups

WFP beneficiaries worldwide

Medium-term outcomes

WFP provides emergency food assistance in 76 countries in the aftermath of natural or man-made disasters and supports food assistance programmes that bridge the gap between relief and recovery, helping communities build a better future.

Results

Expected results:  

Food assistance is provided to WFP beneficiaries worldwide.


Directorate/federal office responsible SDC
Credit area Humanitarian aid
Project partners Contract partner
United Nations Organization (UNO)
  • World Food Programme

Implementing partner
Multiple Local Partners

Budget Current phase Swiss budget CHF   1'400'000 Swiss disbursement to date CHF   1'400'000 Total project since first phase Budget inclusive project partner CHF  34'215'000
Project phases Phase 36 01.01.2016 - 31.12.2016   (Completed)

Phase 35 01.01.2016 - 31.12.2016   (Completed)

Phase 34 01.01.2016 - 31.12.2016   (Completed) Phase 33 01.01.2015 - 31.12.2015   (Completed) Phase 32 01.01.2015 - 31.12.2015   (Completed) Phase 31 01.01.2015 - 31.12.2015   (Completed) Phase 30 01.01.2014 - 31.12.2014   (Completed) Phase 29 01.01.2014 - 31.12.2014   (Completed) Phase 28 01.01.2014 - 31.12.2014   (Completed) Phase 27 01.01.2014 - 31.12.2014   (Completed) Phase 26 01.01.2014 - 31.12.2014   (Completed) Phase 24 01.01.2013 - 31.12.2013   (Completed) Phase 23 01.01.2013 - 31.12.2013   (Completed) Phase 22 01.01.2013 - 31.12.2013   (Completed)