Contribution to the UNICEF Humanitarian Action for Children (HAC) in Mali 2024

Projektträger: UNICEF - United Nations Children's Fund - New York Land: Mali Fördersumme: € 2.000.000,00 Beginn: 01.01.2024 Ende: 31.12.2024



UNICEF’s over-arching Humanitarian Action for Children (HAC) Appeal response plan aims to address the immediate critical needs of the 3.3 million most vulnerable girls and boys in Mali, to support their rights to basic social services.

Erwartete Ergebnisse

In 2024, UNICEF’s over-arching HAC Appeal response plan aims to achieve the following results (among others):

Health (including public health emergencies): 2,183,930 children vaccinated against measles, supplemental dose; 1,414,957 children 0-59 months vaccinated against polio, supplemental dose

Nutrition: 2,012,500 children 6-59 months screened for wasting; 201,250 children 6-59 months with severe wasting admitted for treatment;

Child protection, Gender Based Violence (GBViE) and Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA): 384,783 children, adolescents and caregivers accessing community-based mental health and psychosocial support; 166,100 women, girls and boys accessing GBV risk mitigation, prevention and/or response interventions; 700 children who have exited an armed force and groups provided with protection or reintegration support;

Education: 300,000 children accessing formal or non-formal education, including early learning; ;

Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH): 523,500 people access a sufficient quantity and quality of water for drinking and domestic needs; 50,000 people access appropriate sanitation services;

Social protection: 200,000 households benefit from new or additional social assistance (cash/in-kind) measures from government-funded programmes with UNICEF technical assistance support;

Cross-sectoral (Humanitarian Cash Transfer (HCT), Social Behavior and Change (SBC), Risk Communication and Community Engagement (RCCE) and AAP): 25,000 households reached with UNICEF-funded HCT (including for social protection and other sectors).


Through Austria's contribution of EUR 2,000,000, UNICEF is able to directly reach approx. 76,000 people, thereoff 38,000 women and 66,000 children.

Location: regions affected by the conflict, the nutrition crisis and subject to population displacements in Mali, mainly the central and northern regions (Gao, Timbuktu, Kidal, Mopti, Menaka).

UNICEF will focus on community engagement and the empowerment of local organisations, including women and girls-led organizations. UNICEF selects local implementing partners following an open, transparent tender process.


Indicative activities, for example:

Vaccination campaign and outbreaks response; screening children 6-59 months for wasting; admission and treatment of 6-59 months severely acute malnourished children; Infant and young child feeding counseling, community-based mental health and psycho-social support to children affected by the crisis, including girls survived from GBV; reintegration support to children who have exited an armed force and groups; expand the provision of high-quality, survivor centered GBV response services addressing health, psycho-social, shelter, economic, and legal needs for child GBV survivors; provision of formal and non-formal education Including early learning to children affected by the crisis; provision of sufficient quantity of safe water for drinking, cooking and personal hygiene through construction/rehabilitation of gender-responsive water points or water trucking; support to reflective dialogue though community platforms, including women leaders.



Mali is witnessing an unprecedented escalation of conflict and violence. Attacks against civilians have been increasing in northern and central Mali. The departure of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali started on 1 July 2023 and is continuing up to 31 December 2023. Since August 2023, non-state armed groups have created siege-like conditions in several towns in the regions of Timbuktu, Gao and Ménaka by blocking main supply routes. The deterioration and spread of the conflict, including the entry of new armed actors into hostilities, is expected to lead to serious humanitarian consequences if it continues. The combined impact of climate-related risks, persistent political and socioeconomic crisis (heightened by inflation in the prices of certain food products), insecurity and internal displacement is affecting the most vulnerable people. An estimated 2.3 million people in Mali were food insecure in 2023 and an estimated 275,700 children suffered from severe wasting.The Children’s Climate Risk Index rating for Mali placed the country in the high-risk category, and the impact of climate change (drought, floods) makes crises more common and harder to recover from. An estimated 3.2 million people, including 1.7 million children, lack access to safe drinking water and sanitation facilities.

Projektnummer 2682-00/2024
Mittelherkunft AKF
Sektor Humanitäre Hilfe: Sofortmaßnahmen
Marker Geschlecht: 1, Armut: 1
  • Marker: kennzeichnet und bewertet die entwicklungspolitische Zielsetzung eines Projektes auf Gendergleichstellung, Reproduktive Gesundheit, Umweltschutz, Demokratieförderung, Armutsorientierung, Entwicklung des Handels sowie auf die Erfüllung der Klima- Biodiversitäts- und Wüstenkonventionen.
    • 1= das entwicklungspolitische Ziel ist in das Projekt integriert
    • 2= das entwicklungspolitsche Ziel ist der spezifische Inhalt des Projekts
  • Mittelherkunft: Die ADA setzt in Projekten und Programmen Mittel der Österreichischen Entwicklungszusammenarbeit (OEZA) sowie anderer Finanzierungsquellen um.
    • AKF - Auslandskatastrophenfonds der Österreichischen Bundesregierung
    • BMLFUW - Bundesministerium für Land- und Forstwirtschaft, Umwelt und Wasserwirtschaft
    • EU - Mittel der Europäischen Kommission
    • Andere Geber - Diverse Finanzquellen, die dem jährlichen Geschäftsbericht der ADA im Detail zu entnehmen sind.
  • Modalität: definiert die Art der Hilfe (z.B: Sektorbudgethilfe, Kernbeiträge an multilaterale Institutionen, Projekthilfe, Technische Assistenz (personelle Hilfe), Bildungsarbeit im Inland, etc.)
  • Sektor: bezeichnet den wirtschaftlichen oder sozialen Sektor des Partnerlandes, welcher mit dem Projekt/Programm unterstützt wird.
  • Tied/Untied: Ungebundene (untied) Hilfe ermöglicht dem Projektpartner im Entwicklungsland - unter Befolgung der lokalen Beschaffungsregeln - freie Entscheidung über die Herkunftsländer im Zuge der Beschaffung von Dienstleistungen und Waren. Gebundene (tied) Hilfe verknüpft die Hilfsleistung auf die Beschaffung aus dem Geberland oder aus einem eingeschränkten Kreis von Ländern.