Additional Allocation (Cash) of SDC Funding to WFP Operations in 2015: PRRO 200299 Myanmar

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
Myanmar
Humanitarian Assistance & DRR
Migration
Emergency food assistance
Reconstruction and rehabilitation (till 2016)
Forced displacement (refugees, IDP, human trafficking)
01.01.2015 - 31.12.2015
CHF 500'000
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 80 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 75 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


Budget Current phase Swiss budget CHF   500'000 Swiss disbursement to date CHF   500'000
Project phases Phase 58 18.03.2019 - 31.12.2019   (Current phase) Phase 46 01.01.2017 - 31.12.2017   (Completed) Phase 45 01.01.2017 - 31.12.2017   (Completed) Phase 44 01.01.2017 - 31.12.2017   (Completed) Phase 43 01.01.2017 - 31.12.2017   (Completed) Phase 42 05.10.2016 - 25.02.2017   (Completed) Phase 39 01.01.2016 - 31.12.2016   (Completed) Phase 38 01.01.2016 - 31.12.2016   (Completed)

Phase 37 01.01.2015 - 31.12.2015   (Completed)

Phase 36 01.01.2015 - 31.12.2015   (Completed) Phase 35 01.01.2015 - 31.12.2015   (Completed) Phase 33 01.01.2014 - 31.12.2014   (Completed) Phase 29 01.01.2013 - 31.12.2013   (Completed) Phase 28 01.01.2013 - 31.12.2013   (Completed) Phase 26 01.01.2013 - 31.12.2013   (Completed)