Resource Mobilisation. Humanitarian Finance - the basics. SUPPLY : (Funding sources) National government civil society NGO funds bilateral donors multilateral donors private sector pooled funds CERF Emergency Response Fund Common Humanitarian Fund. DEMAND: (Appeals for funding)
DEMAND:(Appeals for funding)
- agency appeals
- consolidated appeals processes
Consolidated Appeal if beyond 6 months
A Consolidated Appeal is, basically, a longer version of a Flash Appeal (12 months), for longer-term crises, offering more analysis and detail.
CERF - Central Emergency Response Fund
CHF - Common humanitarian funds
ERF – Emergency Response Funds
Small scale for gaps….
up to 6 months
6 months on
Flash Appeal –
involve all cluster participants
coordinate rapid needs assessments
set cluster strategy and priorities
lead & coordinate response plans
gather project proposals inclusively
vet projects transparently
ALL VERY FAST!
if no other funding source immediately available, including agencies’ own unearmarked agency funds and earmarked donor grants
funding committed but not yet paid; or commitment very likely
NGOs cannot apply directly for CERF funds, but:
Life-savingactivities or services
Time-criticalactions or resources
If not met, then
Activities that, within a short time span, remedy, mitigate or avert direct loss of life, physical harm or threats to a population or major portion thereof.
Identification, registration, family tracing and reunification or interim care arrangements for separated children, orphans and children leaving armed groups/forces.
Ensure proper referrals to other services such as health, food, education and shelter
Identification, registration, referral and follow-up for other extremely vulnerable children, incl. survivors of GBV and other forms of violence, children with no access to basic service and those requiring special protection measures
Context of specific emergency responseChild protection
Activities incl. advocacy, awareness-raising, life-skills training, and livelihoods
Provision of psychosocial support to children affected by the emergency, e.g. through provision of child-friendly spaces or other community-based interventions, return to school or emergency education, mental health referrals where expertise exists
Identification and strengthening, or establishment of community-based child protection mechanisms to assess, monitor and address child protection issues
Context of specific emergency responseChild protection (continued)