To help approximately three million South Sudanese by providing critical life-saving support and helping people to better cope with shocks from conflict, drought and flooding. This programme aims to save the lives of an estimated two million people who will receive at least one form of humanitarian assistance; and build the capacity of an estimated one million people to recover and cope better with shocks. Over five years this programme will provide food, shelter and access to water and health services to millions of vulnerable people, including women and children.
The Facility will help people who have fled the conflict in Syria and now live in Turkey. Turkey hosts the largest number of refugees in the world, including 2.7 million Syrians. Support will include food, education, health care and job opportunities. Helping refugees and host communities in the region makes an important contribution to addressing the European refugee crisis. Work is now under way to understand the implications of leaving the EU for the UK’s development work. The EU continues to be a significant aid donor and is an important partner in some DFID programmes. All decisions on programme funding are in line with the UK Aid Strategy.
To reduce hunger, improve livelihoods and reduce the risk of famine in rural Ethiopia by (i) providing cash and food transfers, livelihoods advice and access to microfinance to 1.2 million extremely poor Ethiopians and (ii) creating local infrastructure which reverses environmental degradation and improves access to markets and basic services. 85% of participant households receive transfers as wages for labour on public works projects (including 32,000 km of hillside terraces, 3,000 km of rural roads and 400 new or expanded schools); while the remainder (the elderly, those with disabilities, and pregnant women) receive cash and / or food without a labour requirement. This programme contributes towards national and international development goals and DFID’s own targets for reducing poverty and hunger and for building household resilience to climate change and other shocks.
To provide support to the most vulnerable groups in Afghanistan to have access to timely, appropriate and cost-effective humanitarian aid, and have fewer life-critical needs.To provide support to the most vulnerable groups in Afghanistan to have access to timely, appropriate and cost-effective humanitarian aid, and have fewer life-critical needs.To provide support to the most vulnerable groups in Afghanistan to have access to timely, appropriate and cost-effective humanitarian aid, and have fewer life-critical needs.To provide support to the most vulnerable groups in Afghanistan to have access to timely, appropriate and cost-effective humanitarian aid, and have fewer life-critical needs.
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.
To reduce poverty, hunger and vulnerability by providing 100,000 of the poorest households (approximately 600,000 people) in Kenya's arid and semi-arid lands with cash transfers and up to an additional 250,000 households (approximately 1,250,000 people) during drought emergencies. In addition, this final phase of the programme will ensure a transition of the Hunger Safety Net Programme to full Government of Kenya ownership and financing to guarantee the sustainability of the programme after a UK exit.
To support a parametric (index-based) weather risk insurance pool that will provide participating African countries with predictable, quick-disbursing funds with which to implement pre-defined contingency response plans in the case of a drought.
To prepare to meet the food and nutritional needs of over 2.8 million of Malawi’s most vulnerable and food insecure people following the recent devastating floods in the country for 2015/16 and following the early cessation of rains and other factors that have caused hunger across the country
To prevent stunting in children under 5 by providing monthly cash transfers with nutrition education to 110,000 mothers giving them the resources and knowledge to provide their young children with a balanced and healthy diet. The project will benefit a total of 770,000 people over 6 years in Jigawa and Zamfara states by July 2019.
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.