Grands Lacs: Fonds régional Actions urgentes

Projekt abgeschlossen

A small action is a one-off contribution to a humanitarian endeavour with no following phase that has to be operationally completed within a maximum period of 12 months. It is a flexible, efficient and transparent tool for SDC HA to support small humanitarian activities, including emergency response.

Land/Region Thema Periode Budget
Demokratische Republik Kongo
Humanitäre Hilfe & DRR

Materielle Nothilfe
Schutz, Zugang & Sicherheit
Primäre Gesundheitsversorgung
05.05.2016 - 31.03.2018
CHF  230’000

The Great Lakes region is extremely volatile and fragile. The state of precariousness encourages political instability and recurring conflicts in the cases of Burundland the DRC. SDC and its offices in Kigali, Bujumbura and Bukavu are often approached by different agencies and NGOs with requests for the funding of a variety of humanitarian activities, including emergency response. Many projects are of limited scale requiring financial support of a few thousand Swiss Francs only.


The objectives of the program Small actions grant line is to provide the Regional Cooperation Office in the Great Lakes region with a simple and flexible quick Instrument to address clear humanitarian needs of the targeted beneficiaries as well as addressing windows of opportunities within the Great Lakes Region.


Vulnerable groups, in particular women and children

Mittelfristige Wirkungen

Flexible and quick response to critical humanitarian needs, including preparedness.


Erwartete Resultate:  

Capacities of the humanitarian community are strengthened, and vulnerable groups are provided with emergency response.

Resultate von früheren Phasen:  

Quick and flexible funding enabled SDC to fill certain gaps and support victims of natural disasters and armed conflicts who weren't targeted by larger projects.

Verantwortliche Direktion/Bundesamt DEZA
Kreditbereich Humanitäre Hilfe
Projektpartner Vertragspartner
  • Schweizerisches Arbeiterhilfswerk

Koordination mit anderen Projekten und Akteuren

Regular dialogue with the humanitarian community is maintained, and actions are in line with the various existing crisis and emergency response plans.

Budget Laufende Phase Schweizer Beitrag CHF    230’000 Bereits ausgegebenes Schweizer Budget CHF    221’040 Projekttotal seit Anfangsphase Schweizer Beitrag CHF   1’100’000 Budget inklusive Projektpartner CHF   200’000

Phase 4 05.05.2016 - 31.03.2018   (Completed)

Phase 2 01.10.2011 - 31.12.2013   (Completed)