Humanitarian Financing - Global ERF Guidelines

The Global ERF Guidelines are a guiding framework to all countries with an ERF. The Guidelines are available for different audiences in long form (OCHA HQ/field) and short form (recipient organizations and other stakeholders).

 

Long Version Short Version
ERF Guidelines (short version)
Annex I. List of Acronyms Annex I. Partner Capacity Assessment Form
Annex II. Guidance Note on Opening of Emergency Response Funds Annex II. Agreement with NGOs
Annex III. Guidance Note on Closure of Emergency Response Funds Annex III. MoU with UN agencies
Annex IV. Partner Capacity Assessment Form Annex IV. ToR for Advisory Board Template
Annex V. ToR Pooled Fund Manager Annex V. ToR for Review Board Template
Annex VI. MoU with UN agencies Annex VI. ERF Workflow
Annex VII. Agreement with NGOs Annex VII. ERF Budget Tool
Annex VIII. Project Appraisal Template Annex VIII. Project Proposal (narrative) template
Annex IX. Step-by-Step Guide for the Project Application and Approval Process Annex IX. Third Party Request Form
Annex X. Memo for HC Endorsement Annex X. Bank Information Form
Annex XI. Memo for the First and Last Disbursement Request Annex XI. ERF Budget Tool for Amendments
Annex XII. ToR for Advisory Board Template

Annex XII. No-Cost Extension

Annex XIII. ToR for Review Board Template Annex XIII. IASC Gender Marker FAQ
Annex XIV. FTS reporting template

Annex XIV. Reporting Template

 

Annex XV. ERF Workflow  Cover Letter to the Guidelines
Annex XVI. Checklists for Project Submissions to ASB Geneva  
Annex XVII. Project Proposal (narrative) Template  
Annex XVIII. ERF Budget Tool  
Annex XIX. Third Party Request Form  
Annex XX. Bank Information Form  

Annex XXI. Amendments

 

Annex XXII. No-Cost Extension

 
Annex XXIII. Standard Terms of Reference for ERF Audit  
Annex XXIV. Audit Template  
Annex XXV. IASC Gender Marker FAQ  
Annex XXVI. Project Monitoring Report Template  

Annex XXVII. Reporting Template

 

Annex XXVIII. ERF Annual Report

 

 

 

Other Resources

  • CERF (Central Emengency Response Fund)
  • CAP (Consolidated Appeal Process)
  • FTS (Financial Tracking Service)