Allocation of SDC Funding to ICRC Operations in 2020


SDC funding to ICRC operations allows the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to respond proactively and to provide immediate protection and assistance for people affected by armed conflict and other situations of violence. In line with the Good Humanitarian Donorship (GHD) principles, Switzerland recognizes the necessity of predictable and flexible funding to respond to changing needs in humanitarian crises.

 

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Central African Republic
Cameroon
Chad
Humanitarian Assistance & DRR
Protection, access & security
01.01.2020 - 31.12.2020
CHF 5'250'000
Background

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organization whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to ensure protection and assistance for victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence.

The ICRC is Switzerland’s main humanitarian partner in the field of international humanitarian aid.

 
Objectives

Providing immediate protection and assistance for all people affected by armed conflict and other situations of violence.

 
Target groups

Victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence.

 
Medium-term outcomes

The ICRC is committed to responding rapidly and efficiently to the humanitarian needs of people affected by armed conflict and other situations of violence by protecting the lives and dignity of all victims. The ICRC also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles.

 
Results

Expected results:  

Protection and assistance is provided for all people affected by armed conflict and other situations of violence.

 


Directorate/federal office responsible SDC
Credit area Humanitarian aid
Project partners Contract partner
Other International Organization
  • International Committee of the Red Cross


Budget Current phase Swiss budget CHF   5'250'000 Swiss disbursement to date CHF   5'250'000