Emergency Life-Saving Food Assistance

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To scale up and improve the access to emergency life-saving food aid in Hamdan district of Sana’a governorate to the most vulnerable affected by the conflict of men, women, boys and girls.


This project is designed address the immediate causes of food insecurity and malnutrition through improving the availability of food and access to food for the most vulnerable affected by the conflict in Hamdan district of Sana’a Governorate. Whereas this project contributes to prevent the increase of food insecurity and malnutrition level through the provision of life-saving assistant by providing equitable access to food baskets confirming to FSAC/Sphere standards for 1625 HHs (2230 men, 2321 women, 3344 boys and 3481 girls) in Hamdan district of Sana’a Governorate. The project consider AAP commitments endorsed by FSAC-Yemen. Stakeholders (including beneficiaries of women and men, marginalized group (if any) and local authorities…etc.) participate in the project design, implementation and monitoring. For example, they were consulted through the need assessment conducted by the YLDF. During implementation, regular update of the project progress, needed project indicators to be achieved challenges/how the challenges are dealt with, result of BCFM and how they were handled, levels of achievement will be shared with that stockholders. They will be represented in the project stockholder committees, effective Beneficiaries Complaint and Feedback Mechanism will be clear to all stakeholders and with instruction how (women, men, people with special needs (if any)) can convey their complaints to the project management. Local authorities and stockholder will be informed (including women and men) of humanitarian principles, lows, standards …etc. through informative session. Selection of beneficiaries is nondiscriminatory based on clear beneficiaries selection criteria that include the ones endorsed by FSAC-Yemen prioritizing the most vulnerable of women, men, boys and girls. Also, the project has been designed based on recent need assessment conducted by the YLDF and its sub implementing partner (Resilient Communities Organization) and the NRC. The YLDF will implement this project in partnership with Resilient Communities Organization as sub-implementing partner (SIP). Resilient Communities Organization has been selected by the YLDF as sub partner due to that they are youth led organization (which is in line with the YLDF partnership policies with local NGOs). The SIP has participated in conducting the need assessment in targeted district for this project. Food security is part of their main strategic programs, also, they have an ambitious and highly qualified (from the perspective of education) team who has previously worked in humanitarian assistant limited Shelter through UNHCR partnership; however, they need more experience to learn on FSA side. being the YLDF SIP in this project will give them the chance to learn, grow and contribute to securing their contribution in the humanitarian sphere with sustainability. All in all, other parts of the proposal highlight more details about the rules of both the YLDF and its SIP. The SIP will be attending FSAC meetings/events. They already sent a request to join the cluster and waiting for the response.

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