Pakistan: WFP, DRR Secondment

Projet terminé

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.

Pays/région Thème Période Budget
Changement climatique & environnement
Réduction des risques de catastrophes
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.

Groupes cibles

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

Effets à moyen terme

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


Principaux résultats attendus:  

Provision of DRR expertise through the Secondment

Direction/office fédéral responsable DDC
Crédit Aide humanitaire
Partenaire de projet Partenaire contractuel
  • Oevre suisse d’entraide ouvrière

Coordination avec d'autres projets et acteurs

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

Budget Phase en cours Budget de la Suisse CHF   263'000 Budget suisse déjà attribué CHF   240'253 Projet total depuis la première phase Budget y compris partenaires de projet CHF  263'000
Phases du projet

Phase 1 01.02.2016 - 28.02.2017   (Completed)