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ICRC Emergency Appeals 2015: Second Allocation

01.01.2015 - 31.12.2015

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. SOC funding to ICRC operations allows the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to respond proactively and to provide immediate protection and assistance for people affected by armed conflict and other situations of violence.


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Safety and security services to Palestinian and international NGOs in Gaza

01.01.2015 - 31.05.2017

Gaza is an extremely volatile environment with high security and safety risks. UNDSS has developed mechanisms for security management which does not include NGOs staff nor diplomats. INSO (International NGO Safety Office) is a project which complements the UNDSS framework and provides security and safety services to NGOs working in the difficult and extremely fragile environment  of Gaza. These services allows the NGOs based on the information provided by INSO to better assess the security situation, to improve their awareness and to increase their competences and skills in security and safety management  and to rely on a well-coordinated system in case of evacuation. INSO  also provides a platform for NGOs to exchange on security and safety issues


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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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Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) Core Funding 2015-2017

01.01.2015 - 31.12.2017

As part of its recognition of the importance of reliable statistics for transparency and accountability, SDC is supporting through a core contribution the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) to produce timely reliable statistic of good quality. Such data are necessary to enable the Palestinian Authority (PA), the civil society, legislative council, private sector and academics and also international actors  in particular the UN agencies, to plan and monitor  development processes, and to follow up implementation of the national strategies and National development Plan.


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UNOCHA - Emergency Response Fund for the oPt 2014-2015

01.12.2014 - 31.12.2015

SDC financial contribution to the pooled Emergency Response Fund (ERF) managed by UNOCHA in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) enables humanitarian actors to quickly respond to acute and unforeseen emergencies affecting the Palestinian population, mainly in Gaza and in Area C of the West Bank. This intervention supports Palestinians living in the oPt in asserting their rights and gain­ing improved access to quality basic services including relief assistance.


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High Impact micro-infrastructure Projects (HIMII)

01.10.2014 - 31.10.2016

The project will support the Palestinian national and local authorities in responding to the needs of the vulnerable and war-affected communities in the Area C of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip through improved access to basic infrastructures, with the aim of strengthening their resilience. SDC partners, the Palestinian Ministry of Local Governance (MoLG), and its implementing body, the Municipal Development and Lending Fund (MDLF), will enable selected municipalities to provide quality services to vulnerable communities. MDLF, a national fund created and monitored by the World Bank, is well known for its effective, transparent and efficient implementation of projects through municipalities, especially for infrastructures.


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UNOCHA - Emergency Response Fund for the oPt 2014

25.07.2014 - 31.12.2014

SDC financial contribution to the pooled Emergency Response Fund (ERF) managed by UNOCHA in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) will enable humanitarian actors to quickly respond to the humanitarian crisis erupting in the oPt mainly in Gaza Strip following the armed conflict of July 2014. This intervention is in line with SDC Cooperation Strategy 2010-2014 for the oPt to support Palestinians living in the oPt in asserting their rights and gain­ing improved access to quality basic services including relief assistance.


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WHO - Emergency drugs supplies

25.07.2014 - 24.01.2015

Today hospitals in Gaza are ill-prepared to meet the critical needs arising from a wide-scale emergency, because the health sector in the Strip is already suffering from a chronic shortage of medical supplies and fuel for years. In order to prevent the collapse of the Palestinian health system, to mitigate the effects of the supply shortages and to respond to the emergency situation prevailing in Gaza due to the heavy shelling causing thousands of civilians causalities, SDC is responding to a WHO emergency humanitarian appeal that will serve to purchase medical supplies to cover the needs of at least 37.000 patients.


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Support to Strategic UNRWA Interventions

01.06.2014 - 29.02.2016

SDC support to UNRWA (United Nations Relief and Works Agency for the Palestine Refugees in the Near East) will enable the Agency to further implement strategic interventions in support of the 2016-21 UNRWA Medium-Term-Strategy. These interventions will also strengthen the Swiss role in the Agency’s governing structure and support the leadership of its Commissioner-General. The strategic interventions will build on SDC’s comparative advantages and expertise and strengthen SDC’s role as a development-oriented donor.


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Strengthening AIDA Advocacy and Coordination Capacity

01.05.2014 - 31.12.2015

The Association of International Development Agencies (AIDA) is a coordination forum of 80 international non-governmental and non-profit organizations (INGOs) that share a common interest in promoting appropriate development and humanitarian programs in the oPt. SDC support enables the organization to fund the position of its Representative, Communications Coordinator and a senior advocacy coordinator.


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Improved Access to Markets for Female and Male Small Scale Farmers in the West Bank

01.05.2014 - 28.02.2015

The project aims to enhance the relations between women and men farmers with the market, thus contributing to better connect the supply side with the demand side. It will facilitate a process which should enhance the capacities and abilities of key actors to play their role along the selected Fruit and Vegetable value chains. The 9 months inception period will be used to set-up the project team and conduct additional necessary analyses and consultations and finally to validate assumptions and intervention strategies with key stakeholders. A detailed project proposal for the main phase will be prepared and submitted to SDC.


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Program Contribution to the Independent Commission for Human Rights (ICHR)

01.01.2014 - 31.03.2017

ICHR is the National Palestinian human rights institution, and an active player and basic pillar in building a democratic and viable Palestinian state. The success of ICHR to promote respect for human rights will assist Palestinians to assert their rights and accordingly enhance long term prospects for peace.

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