Allocation (Cash Contributions under Food Assistance Convention FAC) of SDC Funding to WFP Operations in 2016

Project completed

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. SDC funding to WFP operations allows the World Food Programme (WFP) to respond proactively and to provide immediate food assistance in life-threatening situations.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Algeria
Humanitarian Assistance & DRR
Emergency food assistance
01.01.2016 - 31.12.2016
CHF 500'000
Background

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 90 million people, mostly women and children.

Objectives

Providing immediate food assistance in life-threatening situations.

Target groups

WFP beneficiaries worldwide

Medium-term outcomes

WFP provides emergency food assistance in 76 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.

Results

Expected results:  

Food assistance is provided to WFP beneficiaries worldwide.


Directorate/federal office responsible SDC
Credit area Humanitarian aid
Project partners Contract partner
United Nations Organization (UNO)
  • World Food Programme


Budget Current phase Swiss budget CHF   500'000 Swiss disbursement to date CHF   500'000 Total project since first phase Budget inclusive project partner CHF  34'215'000
Project phases Phase 19 01.01.2019 - 31.12.2019   (Completed) Phase 16 01.01.2017 - 31.12.2017   (Completed)

Phase 15 01.01.2016 - 31.12.2016   (Completed)

Phase 14 01.01.2015 - 31.12.2015   (Completed) Phase 11 01.01.2013 - 31.12.2013   (Completed)