Allocation of SDC Funding in 2023 to ICRC Operations in Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan and Sudan

Project completed

SDC funding to ICRC operations allows the International Committee of the Red Cross to respond proactively and to provide immediate protection and assistance for people affected by armed conflict and other situations of violence. In line with the Good Humanitarian Donorship principles, Switzerland recognizes the necessity of predictable and flexible funding to respond to changing needs in humanitarian crises.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Ethiopia
Sudan
Somalia
South Sudan
Humanitarian Assistance & DRR
Protection, access & security
01.01.2023 - 31.12.2023
CHF  9’500’000
Background

The International Committee of the Red Cross (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.

The ICRC is Switzerland’s main humanitarian partner in the field of international humanitarian aid.

 

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    9’500’000 Swiss disbursement to date CHF    9’500’000
Project phases Phase 5 01.01.2023 - 31.12.2023   (Completed) 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)