Support to the 2012 ICRC Emergency Appeal for South Sudan

Contract partner: ICRC - International Committee of the Red Cross - SwitzerlandCountry: Südsudan Funding amount: € 650.000,00Project start: 01.01.2012End: 31.12.2012

Short Description:

Overall goal

The ICRC opened a delegation in newly independent South Sudan in mid-2011, although it has been present in Juba since 1980. It works to ensure that people affected by armed conflict are protected in accordance with IHL, have access to medical care, from first aid to surgery to physical rehabilitation, receive emergency relief and livelihood support, have access to safe water and can restore contact with relatives. It seeks to increase knowledge of IHL among the authorities and armed forces. It also works with and supports the - South Sudan Red Cross Society.

project number2709-00/2012
source of fundingAKF
sector Humanitäre Hilfe: Sofortmaßnahmen
  • Policy marker: are used to identify, assess and facilitate the monitoring of activities in support of policy objectives concerning gender equality, aid to environment, participatory development/good governance, trade development and reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health. Activities targeting the objectives of the Rio Conventions include the identification of biodiversity, climate change mitigation, climate change adaptation, and desertification.
    • 1= policy is a significant objective of the activity
    • 2= policy is the principal objective of the activity
  • Donor/ source of funding: The ADA is not only implementing projects and programmes of the Austrian Development Cooperation , but also projects funded from other sources and donors such as
    • AKF - Foreign Disaster Fund of the Austrian federal government
    • BMLFUW - Federal Ministry for Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water
    • EU - Funds of the European Commission
    • Others - various other donors are listed in ADA’s annual business report.
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