Myanmar: ACF & SDC Direct Action, WASH Emergency Response Northern Rakhine State

The violence that took place on October 9 2016, and the ensuing insecurity across northern Rakhine State (nRS), resulted in the interruption of humanitarian services in the area. With this WASH emergency response, SDC-HA and Action Contre la Faim (ACF) will contribute to prevention and treatment of undernutrition through the upgrading of WASH infrastructure in Out-patient treatment programs (OTPs) and Stabilization Centers as well as communities, and reduce child and Pregnant and Lactating Women (PLW) undernutrition, mortality and morbidity. The project is implemented by ACF with technical and in-kind support from SDC-HA. 

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Humanitarian Assistance & DRR
Basic nutrition
Emergency food assistance
Protection, access & security
01.08.2017 - 31.05.2018
CHF  198’000
Directorate/federal office responsible SDC
Credit area Humanitarian aid
Project partners Contract partner
International or foreign NGO
  • Action Against Hunger

Budget Current phase Swiss budget CHF    198’000 Swiss disbursement to date CHF    145’834