Pakistan: WFP, DRR Secondment

Projekt abgeschlossen

World Food Programme (WFP) Pakistan is implementing livelihood and disaster risk reduction activities in selected areas of Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). This is to address food insecurity, restore and rebuild livelihoods and develop disaster resilient communities to be able to better cope with future natural disasters. The seconded DRR expert will support WFP’s country team, to build the required level of capacities at the strategic planning and in field implementation.

Land/Region Thema Periode Budget
Klimawandel & Umwelt
Reduktion von Katastrophenrisiken DRR
01.02.2016 - 28.02.2017
CHF 263'000

Pakistan is prone to recurring natural disasters, a challenge both for the government and the humanitarian community. Cooperation between WFP and SDC is continuing in the areas of relief, recovery, rehabilitation, preparedness and mitigation to support the Government of Pakistan in reducing the consequences of and to be better prepared for disasters. SDC’s seconded DRR expert will support WFP to design and implement DRR interventions under the PRRO 200867 and is complementary to the financial contributions of SDC (both PPRO and the jointly implemented CBDRR project in Swat).


To enhance resilience of the population to natural disasters.


UN-WFP Pakistan Country Team and ultimately disaster affected vulnerable population of KP, FATA, and Sindh.

Mittelfristige Wirkungen

Enhanced institutional capacity of WFP to design and implement DRR activities while addressing food insecurity and malnutrition needs of the target communities in Pakistan.


Erwartete Resultate:  

Provision of DRR expertise through the Secondment

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

Koordination mit anderen Projekten und Akteuren

Other actors implementing DRR projects among others DFID, ECHO, JICA, UN agencies (complementing each other’s).

Budget Laufende Phase Schweizer Beitrag CHF   263'000 Bereits ausgegebenes Schweizer Budget CHF   240'253 Projekttotal seit Anfangsphase Budget inklusive Projektpartner CHF  263'000

Phase 1 01.02.2016 - 28.02.2017   (Completed)