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Strengthening humanitarian preparedness and response in Bangladesh

UK Department for International Development

The project aims to address the ongoing needs of over 800000 Rohingya refugees, who were displaced by the Myanmar military in August 2017. UK support provides food aid to around one million of them since the influx in August 2017, improved shelter for 400,000 families and clean water and sanitation for over 300,000 people. They also get cooking gas to stop the destruction of forest for firewood. Over 500,000 people will also be supported for sexual and reproductive health and over one million people with other health services. The vulnerable Bangladeshi communities, who host them will also get support. Thus, both groups will lead more fulfilling and meaningful lives. The project will also strengthen disaster preparedness and help to reduce the cost for disaster response through a joint UN and civil-society programme. Around 500,000 people will get timely and cost-effective aid following disasters.

Project Identifier: GB-1-205268
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 03-08-2016
Total Budget: £291,999,980

Khyber Pukhtunkhwa Education Sector Programme

UK Department for International Development

To improve primary and secondary education in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa by providing up to £283.2million in technical assistance, financial aid and infrastructure which aims to benefit all primary and lower secondary children in the province by 2020.This programme targets primary enrolment specifically girl child enrolment and female literacy which contributes towards Sustainable Development Goals 4 and 5. The programme is directly supporting 257,808 children to gain quality education.

Project Identifier: GB-1-202328
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 29-09-2011
Total Budget: £283,200,847

Livelihoods and Food Security Trust Fund for Burma (NUTSEM)

UK Department for International Development

To improve the incomes and nutrition status of over 1.63 million poor people in Burma by promoting resilient livelihoods and food security food security through agricultural commercialisation and climate smart agriculture, financial inclusion, business and skills development, and targeted nutrition support to mothers and children in the ‘One thousand day’ window between conception and a child’s second birthday.

Project Identifier: GB-1-201239
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 12-01-2010
Total Budget: £199,560,001

Post-Earthquake Reconstruction in Nepal - Building Back Better

UK Department for International Development

Establish partnerships with local & central government, communities and businesses to support the (i) districts effected by the Earthquake to “build back better” including leading to more resilient (including climate resilient) infrastructure and institutions; (ii) the most vulnerable recover their livelihoods and assets; and (iii) the Government of Nepal to plan for and manage the response to the earthquake.

Project Identifier: GB-1-205138
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 08-06-2016
Total Budget: £63,049,991

Somalia Stability Fund II

Adam Smith International

The Stability Fund’s goal is to work towards a peaceful, secure, stable Somalia. To achieve this, the Stability Fund aims to address the security, development and political drivers of conflict in a local area to achieve the following outcomes: i) Legitimate, viable governance structures able to make and enforce rules locally. ii) Existing and emerging conflicts brought to conclusion and risks of future conflicts mitigated.

Project Identifier: GB-COH-2732176-7083
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 01-11-2016
Budget: £62,698,432

Integrated Programme for Strengthening Security and Justice

UK Department for International Development

To achieve better security and access to justice for at least 1.85 million people, including over 1 million women and girls.

Project Identifier: GB-1-203274
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 10-01-2014
Total Budget: £45,499,992

Supporting Economic Empowerment and Development in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (SEED OPTs)

UK Department for International Development

This programme will focus DFID economic development assistance to the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPTs) in the areas of water, electricity, access & movement and trade, and fiscal losses and customs. Programme activities will support institutional capacity building and infrastructure development, working closely with the Palestinian Authority and Government of Israel. The overarching goal is to support economic growth and job creation in the OPTs.

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-1-300667
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 02-11-2018
Total Budget: £42,999,997

Technical Assistance for Nutrition

UK Department for International Development

To support the global movement ‘Scaling Up Nutrition’ (SUN) in building countries' leadership, planning, learning and accountability in nutrition, with a focus on the critical first 1000 days of a child’s life.To support the global movement ‘Scaling Up Nutrition’ (SUN) in building countries' leadership, planning, learning and accountability in nutrition, with a focus on the critical first 1000 days of a child’s life.

Project Identifier: GB-1-204954
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 04-08-2015
Total Budget: £35,799,995

Rural Electrification in Sierra Leone

UK Department for International Development

“To increase access to clean energy through the creation of environmentally and economically sustainable electric mini-grid systems for small remote rural communities in Sierra Leone by 2020. This is expected to directly benefit around 360,000 people in rural Sierra Leone, and indirectly help up to 1.8 million people access low carbon electricity. This will add more than 10 Mega Watts (MW) to the country’s power generation capacity of an estimated average peak demand requirement of 300-500 MW. There will be a welfare increase in rural communities in terms of saved fuel costs, improved health and education outcomes, improved communications and access to information and health and safety. The project will also result in a significant reduction in Sierra Leone’s future Green House Gas emissions through supported private investment in the installation and operation of renewably-powered mini-grids’”.

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-1-300303
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 24-10-2016
Total Budget: £34,739,325

Somalia Security and Justice Programme

UK Department for International Development

To strengthen security and justice institutions by providing basic training to police and equipping police and justice agencies with basic infrastructure and skill sets; improving management systems; and developing legal institutions including the district courts in the new federal member states and the ministries of justice at the Federal and member state level.

Project Identifier: GB-1-205069
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 23-08-2016
Total Budget: £34,700,000

Supporting peacebuilding in Burma

UK Department for International Development

To improve inter-communal harmony and to participate effectively in the peace process by increasing the capacity of civil society, women, youths, religious and ethnic communities through the Paung Sie Facility (PSF). It gives partners the organisational strengths necessary to do this work themselves in the longer term. The programme also supports greater sensitivity in government, investor and donor policy and practice to inter-communal and other conflict dynamics

Project Identifier: GB-1-204661
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 17-11-2015
Total Budget: £34,499,997

Yemen: Access, Logistics, Liaison, and Accountability (YALLA) - 2017-20

UK Department for International Development

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

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-1-300417
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 03-10-2017
Total Budget: £34,059,755

Infrastructure and Cities for Economic Development (ICED)

UK Department for International Development

To improve the enabling environment for sustainable, inclusive growth-enhancing infrastructure service delivery in DFID focus countries; and, Harness the benefits of cities for sustainable economic growth and poverty reduction in DFID focus countries.

Project Identifier: GB-1-204250
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 28-04-2015
Total Budget: £33,499,988

Increasing access to electricity in Sierra Leone

UK Department for International Development

To increase access to improved, affordable and sustainable electricity supply for human development and wealth creation in Sierra Leone by 2018. through a combination of interventions supporting hard infrastructure, institutional reform and operational improvement.

Project Identifier: GB-1-205188
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 19-12-2016
Total Budget: £32,413,796

Trade Strategy Programme

UK Department for International Development

To support developing countries use trade to achieve economic growth and poverty reduction. The programme will provide analytical, evidence-based research, and trade diagnostics tools and databases. The programme activities aim to build the trade capacity in 72 developing countries to better integrate into the global trading system in order to enhance their economic development. The research and knowledge will support developing countries to gain access to global markets as well as inform policy making decisions contributing to achieving poverty reduction, integral to DFID’s Economic Development Strategy. The programme will also provide financial and technical support to develop sustainable trade strategies that will have a positive impact on poor people’s lives through the promotion of private sector development and job opportunities.

Project Identifier: GB-1-205260
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 06-12-2017
Total Budget: £29,999,999

Somalia Monitoring Programme II

UK Department for International Development

To support the delivery of better social, governance and economic statistics within Somalia to ensure that UK Aid is delivered to appropriate priorities and that wider development planning is increasingly informed by evidence that will allow the Somali authorities to have the evidence to determine the right priorities and level of investments to address the health, education, security and economic needs of the population of Somalia

Project Identifier: GB-1-205067
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 15-12-2015
Total Budget: £10,299,993

Sustaining Action on Nutrition

UK Department for International Development

Building the foundations for sustainable government and business action on nutrition by strengthen the role of civil society, government and business accountability, by improving government food systems policy and helping leverage business investments in nutrition.

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-1-300590
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 18-05-2018
Total Budget: £7,999,997

Seismic Retrofitting of unsafe housing in Nepal

UK Department for International Development

This programme will benefit up to 50,000 families through seismic retrofitting of damaged houses across earthquake affected districts in Nepal. This will improve resilience to future earthquakes as well as generating significant savings in costs and carbon emissions compared to full housing reconstruction. The programme will build the capacity of the Government of Nepal, skilled masons and engineers to retrofit homes, an approach that can be replicated in other, highly vulnerable regions of Nepal, such as the West.

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-1-300458
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 27-06-2017
Total Budget: £4,999,997

Humanitarian Access in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.

UK Department for International Development

The programme will fund the Access Coordination Unit and the Materials Monitoring Unit to ensure that humanitarian organisations have access to those in need, and so that the materials needed for reconstruction in Gaza are available. The ACU provides operational support to humanitarian agencies to ensure access permits are issued for personnel and goods across the OPTs, to enable these vital resources to reach the most vulnerable. The Materials Monitoring Unit aims to facilitate timely access of large amounts of construction materials into Gaza so that housing and infrastructure destroyed or damaged during the Gaza conflict in the summer of 2014 can be repaired and rebuilt. The UK seeks to support the rebuilding of Gaza as a humanitarian imperative, to alleviate shelter and basic service needs which were exacerbated by the 2014 conflict, to stimulate economic growth and reduce poverty.

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-1-300001
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 03-06-2016
Total Budget: £4,120,000

Transparency, Accountability and Stability for Credible and Peaceful Elections(TASTE)

UK Department for International Development

To improve the transparency and accountability of the upcoming elections through increasing the coverage of national and international observation, improving the capacity of parliamentary political parties to monitor the process and engage with authorities, increasing media coverage of the electoral cycle and improving the operations and management capacity of electoral management bodies.

Project Identifier: GB-GOV-1-300820
Activity Status: Implementation
Start Date: 31-05-2019
Total Budget: £3,699,999

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