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Some Results of Swedish Development Cooperation 2016
In Uganda, the work for children’s rights resulted in the adoption of a national policy against violence in schools. It is now used in 560 schools in 28 districts.
In South Sudan, Sida’s support contributed to over 25 000 childbirths being assisted by trained staff.
Swedish humanitarian aid provided protection and support to people affected by natural disasters or conflicts in 56 countries and regions.
Sida has just decided to allocate nearly EUR 49,1 million for disaster measures in reply to the United Nation's annual requests for aid regarding different countries and regions.
An estimated 13 million people in southern Africa are in acute need of food. The region is facing its most serious food crisis for ten years. Today Sida has decided to give SEK 50 million in support to four UN organizations. This financial support is in answer to the world-wide appeal issued by the UN on Thursday of last week. In total, the UN has appealed for more than SEK 600 billion for measures to be implemented in Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Lesotho, Swaziland and Mozambique.
The Swedish Aid Agency Sida, has decided to allocate 50 million crowns to be channelled through WFP, UNICEF and OCHA in order to relief the situation for about 13 million people in acute need of food supply in the region.
Sweden has ealier this year contributed with 61 million crowns for health and food programmes in Namibia, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
For more information contact Sida's press office 08-698 55 55