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Allocation process

The DRC Humanitarian Fund operates with 3 different allocation modalities:

  • Primary Emergency and Standand Emergency allocations. They aim to be able to respond in timely manner after the outbreak of a new humanitarian crises or to a rapidly deteriorating ongoing crisis including man-made and natural disasters.
  • Standard allocation. Its objective is to finance innovative and sustainable approaches including resilience to long lasting crises in the DRC.

Primary Emergency

The main objective is to be able to respond in timely manner after the outbreak of a new humanitarian crises or to a rapidly deteriorating ongoing crisis including man-made and natural disasters. Specifically:

  1. Allocation process takes between 26 and 28 working days.
  2. Projects can run for a maximum of 3 months.
  3. Partners are directly selected by the DRC FH from a prequalified list.

Standard emergency

The main objective is to be able to respond in timely manner after the outbreak of a new humanitarian crises or to a rapidly deteriorating ongoing crisis including man-made and natural disasters. Specifically:

  1. Allocation process takes between 56 and 63 working days.
  2. Projects can run from 6 to 12 months.
  3. Partners are selected through a Request for Proposal (RFP) process.

Standard

The main objective is to finance innovative and sustainable approaches including resilience to long lasting crises in the DRC. Specifically:

  1. Allocation process takes between 95 and 102 working days.
  2. Projects can run from 18 to 24 months.
  3. Partners are selected through a Request for Proposal (RFP) process.
  4. Prioritize the multisector and multi-year approach.
  5. Projects need to be built in strong collaboration with local communities.
  6. Projects need to be supported by a local partner.

The Humanitarian Coordinator (HC) decides to launch an allocation based on information collected from partners on the ground including partners of the HF, Interagency Provincial Committees (CPIA), Sector Coordination Clusters, and on recommendations done by the Joint Humanitarian Financing Unit after consultation with the Advisory Board of the Humanitarian Fund.