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Rapid Response Fund. Nutrition Cluster 27 June 2014 Juba, South Sudan. What is the Rapid Response Fund?. Flexible funding mechanism Funded by the US Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) which is a department of USAID Managed by the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

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Rapid response fund

Rapid Response Fund

Nutrition Cluster

27 June 2014

Juba, South Sudan


What is the rapid response fund

What is the Rapid Response Fund?

  • Flexible funding mechanism

  • Funded by the US Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) which is a department of USAID

  • Managed by the International Organization for Migration (IOM)


Basic terms of rrf

Basic terms of RRF

  • Supports emergency interventions in response to natural and/or man-made disasters

  • Rolling application process

  • Short-term: 2 – 3 months

  • No minimum. Unofficial cap is $500,000

Photo: IOM South Sudan


Who can apply

Who can apply

  • Applications are welcome from national and international NGOs in South Sudan and Abyei.

  • Applicants must be registered as an official NGO.

  • Applicants must demonstrate expertise and past experience in the proposed sector.


Who can apply1

Who can apply

  • Applicants must have connections to the relevant clusters, site management teams, state focal points and lead agencies in the proposed sector and location.


Sectors covered by rrf

Sectors Covered by RRF

  • Logistics Support, Relief Commodities

  • Sub-sector 1.1 Non Food Items

NFI preparation. Photo: IOM South Sudan


Sectors covered by rrf1

Sectors Covered by RRF

  • Humanitarian Coordination, Information Management

  • Sub-sector 2.1 Coordination

  • Sub-sector 2.2 Information Management

CCCM and information management in Malakal. Photo: IOM South Sudan


Sectors covered by rrf2

Sectors Covered by RRF

  • Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene

  • Sub-sector 3.1 Water Supply Infrastructure

  • Sub-sector 3.2 Sanitation Infrastructure

  • Sub-sector 3.3 Hygiene Promotion

Cholera awareness in Malakal, May 2014. Photo: IOM South Sudan


Sectors covered by rrf3

Sectors Covered by RRF

  • Health

  • Sub-sector 4.1 Communicable Diseases

  • Sub-sector 4.2 Non-communicable diseases

  • Sub-sector 4.3 Medical Commodities Including Pharmaceuticals

Clinic in Malakal POC. Photo: IOM South Sudan


Sectors covered by rrf4

Sectors Covered by RRF

  • Nutrition

  • Sub-sector 5.1 Management of Moderate Acute Malnutrition (MAM)

  • Sub-sector 5.2 Management of Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM)

  • Sub-sector 5.3 Infant and Young Child Feeding and Behavior Change

USAID-funded nutrition program in Malakal. Photo: IOM South Sudan


Sectors covered by rrf5

Sectors Covered by RRF

  • Shelter and Settlements

  • Sub-sector 6.1 Emergency / Transitional Shelter

  • Sub-sector 6.2 Camp Design and Management

New tents in POC 6, Malakal. Photo: IOM South Sudan


Sectors covered by rrf6

Sectors Covered by RRF

  • Protection

  • Sub-sector 7.1 Child Protection

  • Sub-sector 7.2 Prevention and Response to Gender Based Violence (GBV)

  • Sub-sector 7.3 Psychosocial Support Services

Children in Bentiu POC 1. Photo: A. Kenney


Rrf is not designed to support

RRF is not designed to support

  • Government salaries

  • Sub-sub-partners

  • Office start-up costs

  • Education

  • Livelihoods, food security

  • Peace-building

  • Food

  • HIV/AIDS programming

  • Development programming

  • Construction activities


How to apply

How to apply

  • Contact IOM at [email protected] inquire about RRF availability, and request the application templates and guidelines.

  • Visit the IOM South Sudan website at http://southsudan.iom.int/rrf/to download the templates and guidelines.


How to apply1

How to apply

  • Follow the Guidelines to develop the four documents which must be submitted:

    • Annex I – Application Form

    • Annex III – Proposal and Reporting

    • Annex V – Workplan

    • Annex VI – Budget

      **ALL APPLICATIONS must be sent to [email protected]


Requirements for a strong proposal

Requirements for a strong proposal

  • Activities are based upon documented, acute, immediate needs.

  • Objectives, outcomes, and number of beneficiaries are clear.

  • Outcomes are measurable.

  • Budget lines match the activities.

  • Coordination with other actors is clearly described.


Requirements for a strong proposal1

Requirements for a strong proposal

  • Activities are possible in the proposed area.

  • Risks and assumptions are described.

  • Materials sourced through the common pipelines are described as in-kind.

  • ** It does not have to be perfect English **


Review and approval process

Review and Approval Process

To IOM

OFDA Washington DC Review

OFDA South Sudan Review

IOM Review


Thank you

Thank you

[email protected]

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