To provide core funding support to seven UN agencies – Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF); Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA); United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR); UN Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF); World Food Programme (WFP); World Health Organisation (WHO); and the International Organisation of Migration (IOM) to support a strengthened humanitarian response and a more efficient, effective and transparent system. These UK funds will enable these UN agencies to respond rapidly to urgent humanitarian needs and shore-up operations in neglected or protracted Crises.
To build Ethiopia’s resilience to shocks by seeking to support the Government of Ethiopia to lead an effective and accountable humanitarian response system. It will have four key strands: Providing technical assistance to the Government of Ethiopia to lead and deliver an effective and accountable humanitarian response , delivering food and cash to people in humanitarian need in the most effective way, respond to emergency humanitarian needs in the most effective way and monitoring, evaluation and learning to strengthen humanitarian delivery in Ethiopia.
To meet the most urgent humanitarian needs of conflict and disaster affected populations through provision of life-saving assistance and contribute to resilience building of benefitting households to withstand shocks.
This programme will provide humanitarian aid to vulnerable populations in Iraq by (1) Responding to the needs of extremely vulnerable people including women and girls and (2) Supporting improvements in the UN humanitarian system. The programme will deliver life-saving assistance through: Flexible responses to sudden-onset emergencies through the Humanitarian Pooled Fund; and Assistance to protracted IDP caseloads through cash grants and improved access to public welfare. The programme will also fund research aimed at enabling a shift from humanitarian aid in-kind to cash grants. Support will also strengthen the humanitarian response such as the development of Government contingency coordination centres, improving safety and access reporting for NGOs and strengthening the UN response. The programme will contribute towards DFID Strategic Development Plan objectives 1 (strengthening global peace, security and governance) and 2 (strengthening resilience and response to crisis).
The YHPF is a key funding mechanism that provides rapid support to NGOs and UN agencies to meet priority humanitarian needs in Yemen. It allows the UN to allocate funding in a co-ordinated and prioritised manner in line with the 2018 UN Humanitarian Response Plan.
To save lives, reduce poverty and suffering of 400,000 crisis affected people in Burma and Burmese refugees in Thailand through providing humanitarian assistance, enhancing resilience and building local and international organisations’ capacity to respond to future humanitarian need in Burma
Support for up to three million of the most vulnerable people affected by natural disaster and conflict. This will cover both immediate relief and early recovery interventions for shelter, food, non-food items, water and sanitation, livelihood and protection needs, depending on the emergency. This programme will also support developments in the UN and local civil society which are required for humanitarian responses to be more locally owned and effective in future, as well as effective monitoring and evaluation, targeted active research and piloting.
This programme will support the delivery of life-saving humanitarian aid to those in most acute need in Syria. It will do so by providing funds for rapid response to sudden-onset crises, as well as filling critical gaps in the international response. It will lay the foundation for this delivery by providing support for better information on needs and targeting, strengthened coordination, and enhanced leadership.
The programme will provide humanitarian emergency response operations management and stabilisation support. This programme will enable UK to respond rapidly, at scale, to global humanitarian disasters as well as supporting DFID teams working on protracted crises, chronic emergencies and humanitarian reform. This contract will also provide a flexible model to support the Government’s conflict, stabilisation and security work in fragile and conflict-affected states – both during steady state periods and in response to crises.
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
This is one of three business cases which implements the DFID Humanitarian Innovation and Evidence Strategy. This programme will commission research to improve the quality of humanitarian evaluation; ensure evidence is accessible to humanitarian practitioners; and ensure the sector is prepared to respond to new challenges.