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One off Allocation (Cash) of SDC Funding to UNICEF emergency Operations in 2015

01.01.2015 - 31.12.2015

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 except in Chad (WASH) and in Syria (SRP).


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Contributions to OCHA Field Operations in 2015

01.01.2015 - 31.12.2015

OCHA is responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure coherent response to emergencies and facilitates 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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OCHA - Support to Yemen's Humanitarian Pooled Fund

01.01.2015 - 31.12.2015

The Yemen Humanitarian Pooled Fund (YHPF) replaced the Emergency Response Fund (ERF) in February 2015. The YHPF aims to promote a strategic and coordinated response towards the highest humanitarian priorities of the Humanitarian Response Plan (standard allocation) or due to acute emergency needs (reserve allocation). It provides funding for projects of national and international NGOs, UN agencies as well as IOM and Red Cross/Red Crescent organizations.


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OCHA - Support to Yemen's Emergency Response Fund (ERF)

01.10.2014 - 30.06.2015

The Yemen Emergency Response Fund (ERF) is a multi-donor pooled fund, established in August 2010 in order to provide NGOs and UN agencies with a rapid and flexible funding mechanism to respond to unforeseen short-term humanitarian needs of vulnerable communities affected by emergencies. ERF funded projects aim to address the most urgent needs of vulnerable communities, complement the activities of other humanitarian actors and reinforce coordination and partnership of UN Agencies, NGOs and other actors, including local authorities to strengthen the humanitarian response capacity.


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INTERSOS - Increasing Livelihood Opportunities for both Yemenis and Refugees in Yemen Through Access to Gainful Employment, Education and Vocational Training

01.07.2014 - 31.12.2015

The project mainly provides vulnerable Yemeni youth and refugees in Yemen – with a special focus on females – with enhanced economic self-reliance and livelihood opportunities through access to formal technical education and vocational training at governmental institutions. At the same time, the project improves the capacities of the Ministry of Technical Education and Vocational Training (MOTEVT) and its institutes with two new vocations relevant to the Yemeni labour market. Being unemployment/lack of livelihood opportunities – especially among youth –one of the major challenges faced currently by Yemen, and one of the main factors of political instability and insecurity, this project eventually contributes to the stabilisation of Yemen.


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Oxfam - Reducing Water and Sanitation Related Diseases through Access to WASH Practices for Conflict Affected Populations in Sa’da Governorate

01.05.2014 - 30.04.2015

The project is designed to sustain and expand access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) practices through the reconstruction of war damaged water supply facilities, the rehabilitation or construction of school latrines and training on maintenance on them as well as the provision of hygiene promotion activities to the most vulnerable girls, boys, women and men affected by protracted conflict and malnutrition in the northern Sahar District in Sa’da Governorate of Yemen, in order to reduce the incidence of water and sanitation related diseases. The project also aims to contribute to the empowerment of women and children through shortened distances to the dwellings as well as the promotion of hygiene aspects and the access to safe sanitation.


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Second Allocation (Cash) of SDC Funding to WFP Operations in 2014

01.01.2014 - 31.12.2014

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 and underfunded emergencies.


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First Allocation (Cereals) of SDC Funding (Europe and Mediterranean Region Division) to WFP Operations in 2014 Syria, Yemen

01.01.2014 - 31.12.2014

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 and underfunded emergencies.


Project completed

One off Allocation (Cash) of SDC Funding to UNICEF emergency Operations in 2014

01.01.2014 - 31.12.2014

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 except in Chad (WASH) and in Syria (SHARP).


Project completed

Contributions to OCHA Field Operations in 2014

01.01.2014 - 31.12.2014

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


Project completed

First Allocation of SDC Funding (Europe and Mediterranean Region Division) to UNHCR Operations in 2014

01.01.2014 - 31.12.2014

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.


Project completed

Second Allocation of SDC Funding to UNHCR Operations in 2014

01.01.2014 - 31.12.2014

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.

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