Pakistan: WFP, DRR Secondment

Progetto concluso

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.

Paese/Regione Tema Periodo Budget
Canbiamento climatico ed ambiente
Riduzione dei rischi di catastrofi
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.

Gruppi target

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

Effetti a medio termine

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


Risultati principali attesi:  

Provision of DRR expertise through the Secondment

Direzione/Ufficio responsabile DSC
Credito Aiuto umanitario
Partner del progetto Partner contrattuale
  • Soccorso operaio svizzero

Coordinamento con altri progetti e attori

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

Budget Fase in corso Budget Svizzera CHF   263'000 Budget svizzero attualmente già speso CHF   240'253 Progetto totale dalla prima fase Budget inclusi partner del progetto CHF  263'000
Fasi del progetto

Fase 1 01.02.2016 - 28.02.2017   (Completed)