WFP Regional Bureau Johannesburg, Secondment Emergency Preparedness and Response Officer

Project completed

This project aims at strengthening WFP’s emergency preparedness and response capacity. Over the past years, the Regional Bureau for East, Central and Southern Africa (OMJ) has made significant progress in the enhancement of its methods, approaches, and capacities. This process is supported by the Emergency Preparedness branch (OMEP) at Rome HQ. Activities at the regional and corporate levels have been ongoing to enhance the effectiveness and responsiveness of WFP operations in emergency preparedness, by providing strategic and normative guidance, technical and capacity building support to field offices, as well as by supporting and coordinating related processes at the inter-agency level and with partners, and facilitating the sharing of related knowledge and information within the organization.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Horn of Africa
Southern and Eastern Africa
Humanitarian Assistance & DRR
Emergency food assistance
Reconstruction and rehabilitation (till 2016)
Material relief assistance
01.09.2009 - 31.12.2014
CHF  920’000
Directorate/federal office responsible SDC
Credit area Humanitarian aid
Project partners Contract partner
  • Schweizerisches Arbeiterhilfswerk

Budget Current phase Swiss budget CHF    920’000 Swiss disbursement to date CHF    1’015’965
Project phases

Phase 1 01.09.2009 - 31.12.2014   (Completed)