Contributing to the development and greater security through projects which support gender equality and improve the lives of women and girls, support improvements to young people's education, and promote the development of the arts and cultural heritage.
To support the achievement of the Global Goals through funding UK-based civil society organisations to deliver projects that assist in ending extreme poverty and building a better world by 2030. The programme will also provide opportunities for the UK public to engage in international development issues and have a say in how a portion of the aid budget is spent.
This programme focuses on de-escalation, stabilisation and expansion of political dialogue in Yemen and complements DFID’s contribution of humanitarian aid for Yemen. This is an ODA and non-ODA integrated programme. The spend reported against this programme is the ODA element alone.
To strengthen protection to the Yemen response, including to mixed migration and other vulnerable groups, while ensuring a whole of caseload approach to protection.
The programme will work through NGOs to deliver: i) Food Security. The programme will improve the availability of food for the most vulnerable in Yemen, through well targeted cash and voucher assistance implemented through three lead agencies: CARE, ACTED and Oxfam. Provision of in-kind food assistance may be used if local market supplies are insufficient. ii) Malnutrition. In addition to, or complementing the existing food security beneficiaries, the CARE and ACTED consortia will provide the integrated prevention and treatment of acute malnutrition through three sectors: Nutrition, WASH and Health.
A programme to provide Emergency Food Assistance to the Food Insecure and Conflict-Affected people in Yemen (2017-20)
To provide rapid, specialist, expertise and transportation for the UN to enable a more effective and better coordinated response to the humanitarian crisis in Yemen from 2017 onwards
Assistance in line with UK objectives on Chevening Scholarships in Yemen which enables students to pursue postgraduate study at UK higher education institutions, returning to contribute to the development of their home country
Assistance in line with UK objectives on diplomatic activity in Yemen which helps deliver FCO priority outcomes linked to strengthening peace, security and governance, building resilience to external stresses, and/or promoting global prosperity
To improve the effectiveness and targeting of humanitarian delivery in Yemen through the provision of independent oversight. The UK delivers humanitarian support on a large scale in Yemen, but due to the conflict, it has no staff in the country. This programme will check that programmes are delivering the intended benefits and help ensure that programmes provide a holistic range of support to those most in need.