The DERF continues to be managed by CISU in collaboration with Save the Children
The contract is not yet signed, but the standstill period where other tenderers may come with objections has already passed. The DERF team will now start to re-design the DERF as proposed in the tender material. A specific start-date for the DERF 2 is not yet agreed on, but it is likely to be on the other side of the summer holidays. We understand the inconvenience the delay is causing.
DERF current grants and deadlines in 2021
The existing DERF grants will be finalized by the current grant holder and CISU during 2021. However, as CISU has reporting deadlines to the Ministry on the contract, and the grants must be ended within the set timeframe, the following instructions must be adhered to as per the list below.
DERF in 2021
The DERF managed by CISU and Save the Children- Denmark starts 2021 with no available funding for calls, which also means that incoming alerts will not be assessed.This is because the current DERF contract between CISU, Save the Children-DK and Danida has come to an end as of 31.12.2020. The new DERF contract for managing the Pool of Funds from Danida from 2021 onwards will undergo a tender proces
DERF has granted the last available funds - no further calls will be activated in 2020
It has been a busy year at the DERF with a great demand for humanitarian funds. At the moment DERF has granted the last funds available in the pool of funds. With this, there are no more funds left at the DERF for the remaining weeks of 2020. This also means that the DERF will not activate further calls in 2020.
20-024-RO Floods in Vietnam (Not Activated)
Care Danmark has submitted an alert on the floods in Vietnam. The DERF was not activated to the alerted crisis because of no availability of DERF funds. Since October, Central Vietnam has been struck by the worst storms since 1999. The disaster continues to unfold. As of 22nd November, floods and landslides directly affected 1.3 million people and claimed 130 human lives.
20-023-SP/Armed conflict in Mozambique/Call for applications
Call for applications for DERF to the following humanitarian crisis: Armed Conflict in northern Mozambique. Location: Cabe Delegado province. Partially also Nampula and Niassa provinces. Funding Modality: Applicants are to apply for the DERF Modality Rapid Response Deadline: Sunday 8-11-2020 at 23:45. The DERF allocates a total of up to DKK 2.400.000 for this Call.
20-023-SP Armed Conflict in Mozambique (Activated)
SOS Børnebyerne has submitted an alert regarding the armed conflict in Mozambique. The DERF was activated for the alerted crisis. Since end of 2017, Cabo Delgado province has experienced constant terrorist attacks. The attacks are motivated due to the discovery and initial process of exploring gas and oil in the region.
20-022 RO Flash Floods in Somalia (Not Activated)
OFROSOM has submitted an alert on the flash floods in Somalia. The DERF was not activated to the alerted crisis because of no avaialbility og DERF funds. Flash floods have affected over 250,000 people. Over 85 %of the displacement occurred in the two most affected regions in the Shabelle river basin.
20-021-RO/ Floods in Niger/Call for applications
Call for applications for DERF funding of emergency relief interventions responding to the following eligible humanitarian crisis: Floods in Niger Location(s): All regions of Niger DERF Funding Modality: Applicants are to apply for Rapid Response Deadline for submission: From 24-9-2020 until 8-10-2020 at 23:45. The DERF allocates a total of up to DKK 3.500.000 for this Call.
20-021-RO Floods in Niger (Activated)
CARE has submitted an alert on the floods in Niger. The DERF was activated for the alterted crisis. On 20 August, the Niger River left its bed causing extensive damage and loss of life. Affected people have been moved to schools for shelter, thus increasing exposure to COVID-19, malaria, hygiene related diseases as well as GBV.
Shift in the DERF management team.
The DERF team wish to inform that the functions in the DERF management team have be shifted after Signe Allimadi left the team for following other work opportunities. Christoph Lodemann, who has been the assisting fund manager during the past has now taken the responsibilities of the DERF fund manager. The DERF management team therefore consists of Bolette Kornum and Christoph Lodemann.
20-020-RO/ Floods in Sudan/ Call for applications
Call for applications to the following crisis: Floods in Sudan. Location: All 18 states of Sudan. Funding Modality: Applicants are to apply for the DERF Funding Modality Rapid Response. Deadline: Applications are received and processed from 11.09.2020 until 1.10.2020 at 23:59. Funds allocated: A total of DKK 2.000.000 for the call with a ceiling of DKK 750.000 per application.