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To help up to 10 million people, especially women and children, in developing countries cope with extreme climate and weather events such as droughts, cyclones and floods (climate extremes). This will be achieved by doing three things. By making grants to civil society organisations to scale up proven technologies and practices in the Sahel, sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia that help people withstand, and more quickly recover, from climate extremes. By identifying the best ways of doing this, and share this knowledge globally to increase the programme’s overall impact. By supporting national governments to strengthen their policies and actions to respond to climate extremes. These will all contribute to the Millennium Development Goals on the eradication poverty and hunger, and environmental sustainability, and also respond to the Humanitarian and Emergency Response Review recommendation that DFID should integrate the threat from climate change into a Disaster Risk Reduction.
UK Aid Match allows the UK public to have a say in how an element of the aid budget is spent. DFID will match fund, pound for pound, public donations to appeals made by selected not-for-profit organisations, enabling them to increase their poverty reduction and development work in DFID priority countries.
Long after a conflict finishes, landmines and ERW continue to devastate people’s lives. Around the world today, millions of people live alongside land littered by landmines, grenades, rockets and ammunition. This is a major threat to the physical safety of communities. In 2011, it was estimated that more than 4,000 people were killed or injured by landmines and ERW. The threat that landmines and ERW pose to development is even more far-reaching. Millions of people are prevented from using agricultural land and accessing essential services, such as health and education, because of landmine and ERW contamination. Their presence hampers freedom of movement, prevents the safe and voluntary return of internally displaced persons (IDPs) and refugees and obstructs the delivery of humanitarian aid. The goal of our mine action work is to build peace and security and support development in countries affected by landmines and ERW.
To contribute for sustained increase in effective demand, supply and use of WASH services for the rural poor in Mozambique
To improve the long term needs of the people of Mozambique to the impact of drought exacerbated by the El Nino. This project will improve poor people access to a wide range of essential services in the short and long term including clean water, access to food (short and long term) and livelihoods. The programme will improve the sustainability of farmers to protect their crops against drought.
To increase the utilization of health services particularly by the poor; to accelerate the Health related MDGs by supporting the Ministry of Health with £33million and two complimentary pilots with £3.5 from 2011/2 to 2015/16 . This will increase the number of women who give births with the assistance of a nurse or midwife by 55,000 and the number of women on family planning by 130,000 in 2015/16.
To strengthen effective delivery by the Government of Mozambique of its role in facilitating broad based economic development and inclusive growth.
Support to Government of Mozambique to demonstrate that well designed and implemented Social Assistance Programmes have the potential to play a significant role in contributing to national strategies for poverty reduction.Support to the Government of Mozambique and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) to carry out the re-registration of approximately 335,000 beneficiaries under the Mozambique National Social Secruity System. Re-registration will be completed by December 2014. This will result in a fraud-free payments system which can effectively target the most vulnerable, providing increased value for money and better enabling progress towards Millennium Development Goal 1 - poverty reduction - in Mozambique
To improve reproductive maternal and child health (RMCH) outcomes in Mozambique by strengthening community and institutional systems. This contributes toward the Family Planning 2020 objectives
To increase the impact on job creation and incomes in developing countries of the policies and programmes of DFID, the World Bank, other donors, development finance institutions and NGOs. Working primarily through a World Bank Trust Fund on Jobs this programme will strengthen the international community’s work by engaging with governments and the private sector, on issues including youth employment, fragile states and improving data on jobs.