Project profile — East Africa Drought (Somalia) - Islamic Relief Canada 2012


Islamic Relief Canada (CA-CRA_ACR-3821896875)
2012-05-01 - 2012-10-31
Global Affairs Canada
MFM Global Issues & Dev.Branch

Country / region 

• Somalia (100.00%)


• Emergency Response: Emergency food aid (72040) (100.00%)

Policy marker 

• Gender equality (not targeted)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (not targeted)
• Participatory development and good governance (not targeted)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Children's issues (not targeted)
• Youth Issues (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)


With CIDA support, Islamic Relief Canada is helping to provide basic food rations (including cereals, flour, sugar, and oil) to 5,000 vulnerable drought and conflict-affected households (estimated 40,000 people) in the Bay and Bakool regions of Somalia for six months, thereby reducing the risk of acute malnutrition, particularly amongst pregnant women and young children.

Expected results 

Expected Results Include: 5,000 vulnerable drought and conflict-affected households have improved access to adequate supplies of basic food rations. The expected intermediate outcome is reduced vulnerability of crisis-affected people, especially women and children.

Results achieved 


Budget and spending 

Original budget $0
Planned disbursement $0
Transaction Date Type Value
01-05-2012 Commitment $1,500,000
07-05-2012 Disbursement $1,500,000
Country percentages by sector
Type of finance Aid grant excluding debt reorganisation
Collaboration type Bilateral
Type of aid Project-type interventions
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