First Allocation (Cash) of SDC Funding (Europe and Mediterranean Region Division) to WFP Operations in 2013
In line with the Good Humanitarian Donorship (GHD) principles, Switzerland recognizes the necessity of predictable and flexible funding for responding to changing needs in humanitarian crises. SDC funding to WFP operations allows the World Food Programme (WFP) to respond proactively and to provide immediate food assistance in life-threatening situations and underfunded emergencies.
Humanitarian Assistance & DRR
Emergency food assistance
- World Food Programme
The World Food Programme (WFP) is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger and under-nutrition. Every year, WFP provides food assistance to more than 100 million people, mostly women and children. WFP is Switzerland’s largest United Nations humanitarian aid multilateral partner.
Providing immediate food assistance in life-threatening situations and underfunded emergencies.
WFP beneficiaries worldwide
WFP provides emergency food assistance in 75 countries in the aftermath of natural or man-made disasters and supports food assistance programmes that bridge the gap between relief and recovery, helping communities build a better future.
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United Nations Organization (UNO)
|Budget||Current phase Swiss budget CHF 500'000 Swiss disbursement to date CHF 500'000|
Phase 11 01.01.2013 - 31.12.2013 (Completed)