Somalia Strategic Response Plan 2014

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Strategic objectives

  1. Provide timely and quality life-saving assistance to people in humanitarian emergency
  2. Enhance resilience of vulnerable households and communities through investments that enhance the productivity of livelihoods, the provision of access to basic social services and predictable safety nets through community and social infrastructure, and secure land tenure and durable solutions for IDPs and returnees
  3. Improve the protective environment by strengthening the quality and monitoring of responsive services, and by supporting traditional community mechanisms and legal frameworks, including preventive mechanisms
  4. Strengthen the capacity and coordination of NGOs, affected communities and local, regional and national level authorities, to prevent and mitigate risks and implement effective emergency preparedness and response

Priority actions

  • Food assistance, 2100 kcal per person per day, to households in emergency and at least 500 to 1,000 supplementary kcal per child per day for vulnerable children in schools, on a monthly basis

  • Provision of improved access to food via food, cash or vouchers for people with an acute food gap either throughout the year or during the lean season

  • Timely provision of agricultural inputs (seeds, fertilizers), farming tools, and treatment / vaccination of livestock

  • Preventative, curative and promotive nutritional support services to acutely malnourished children (0-59 months) and pregnant and lactating women (PLW), women of reproductive age through quality access to Basic Nutrition Services Package (BNSP)1 .

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