Sri Lanka

Common Humanitarian Action Plan (CHAP): Appeal 2007 for Sri Lanka

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1. CONTEXT

By December 2006, upheavals of violence and periods of intense confrontation at local level became a recurring reality. The Ceasefire Agreement (CFA) is under severe strain. As none of the signatories have formally renounced their commitment, the CFA is technically still valid and exists as an agreement albeit frequently violated. But the future outlook gives further reason for serious concern, with the non-state actor publicly stating (November 27) that the peace process was defunct.

Fighting in the North and East continued to cause humanitarian consequences exacerbating the plight of populations affected by past fighting and by the tsunami. As of 20 December 2006 the figure of fatalities in the conflict reached 3,671 (Ministry of Defence/National Security Media Centre statistics) including increasing number of civilian casualties.

New displacements since April 2006 have reached 212,759 (as of 18 December 2006) as verified by the Government Agents (GAs) of respective districts and the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR). Besides the registered internally displaced persons (IDPs), an increasing proportion of the general population across a number of areas in the North and East is affected by the conflict.

Access to the North through both the main supply route A9 and by sea has been restricted thus impeding supply of essential humanitarian aid to the affected population. Uncleared areas in Batticaloa and Trincomalee are also faced with access considerations leaving thousands vulnerable. The Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC), donors, and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) are in regular contact with the Government of Sri Lanka (GoSL) for the shipment of relief supplies and facilitating humanitarian access. The GAs, the Ministry of Disaster Management and Human Rights (MDMHR), and the Consultative Committee on Humanitarian Assistance (CCHA) are key institutions engaged in the process.

This Common Humanitarian Action Plan (CHAP) builds on the projects first presented in August 2006. Reflecting on developments thereafter related to the security and humanitarian situation, this CHAP was developed by the IASC members in Sri Lanka in consultation with relevant government agencies to jointly assist affected populations. The platform intends to address established and evolving emergency humanitarian needs in order to complement the on-going efforts of the GoSL throughout 2007.

At the time of the launch the present plan includes 72 projects (with durations varying from 6 to 12 months) totalling US$ 66 million. Required adjustments including possible extensions will be discussed within the Mid-Term Review process.


Table I: Summary of Requirements - By Appealing Organisation and By Sector

Sri Lanka Common Humanitarian Action Plan 2007
Summary of Requirements - By Appealing Organisation
as of 10 January 2007
http://www.reliefweb.int/fts
Compiled by OCHA on the basis of information provided by the respective appealing organisation.
Appealing Organisation
Original Requirements (US$)
A.S.I.A ONLUS
329,000
ACTED
350,000
ACTIONARM
695,000
Arche Nova
49,838
ASB
60,000
ASM
266,111
CCF
258,600
DRC
1,043,427
FAO
4,724,430
FCE
505,400
GUS
194,940
HELP
192,700
ICEI
115,591
ILO
493,380
IOM
600,000
IRD
215,250
LJSSS
223,818
Muslim Aid
110,000
NRC
935,345
NVPF
200,800
NWMTI
131,400
OCHA
2,896,678
OHCHR
454,500
OXFAM
1,067,000
PIN
241,700
SCiSL
330,000
SLF
1,180,159
SOLIDAR INGO CONSORTIUM
764,080
TDGSA
101,852
UMCOR
2,605,000
UNDP
649,490
UNDSS (previously UNSECOORD)
339,777
UNFPA
500,000
UNHCR
15,836,705
UNICEF
2,144,500
WFP
23,623,520
WHO
1,062,510
WV Sri Lanka
405,016
ZOA Refugee Care
56,389
Grand Total
65,953,906
The list of projects and the figures for their funding requirements in this document are a snapshot as of 8 January 2007. For continuously updated information on projects, funding requirements, and contributions to date, visit the Financial Tracking Service (www.reliefweb.int/fts).

Sri Lanka Common Humanitarian Action Plan 2007
Summary of Requirements - by Sector
as of 8 January 2007
http://www.reliefweb.int/fts
Compiled by OCHA on the basis of information provided by the respective appealing organisation.
Sector Name
Original Requirements (US$)
AGRICULTURE
6,174,211
COORDINATION AND SUPPORT SERVICES
3,778,206
ECONOMIC RECOVERY AND INFRASTRUCTURE
2,754,970
EDUCATION
1,307,110
FOOD
24,254,617
HEALTH
3,031,766
PROTECTION/HUMAN RIGHTS/RULE OF LAW
8,750,363
SECURITY
339,777
SHELTER AND NON-FOOD ITEMS
12,993,595
WATER AND SANITATION
2,569,291
Grand Total
65,953,906
The list of projects and the figures for their funding requirements in this document are a snapshot as of 8 January 2007. For continuously updated information on projects, funding requirements, and contributions to date, visit the Financial Tracking Service (www.reliefweb.int/fts).

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. CONTEXT

2. OVERALL PLANNING ASSUMPTIONS

3. HUMANITARIAN CONSEQUENCES

4. PRIORITIES FOR HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE

5. PROJECTS

PROTECTION / HUMAN RIGHTS / RULE OF LAW

SHELTER AND NON-FOOD ITEMS

WATER & SANITATION

FOOD

HEALTH

EDUCATION

AGRICULTURE

ECONOMIC RECOVERY AND INFRASTRUCTURE

SECURITY

COORDINATION AND SUPPORT SERVICES

ANNEX I. DONOR RESPONSE TO THE 2006 COMMON HUMANITARIAN ACTION PLAN

ANNEX II. ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS

ANNEX III. IASC COUNTRY TEAM IN SRI LANKA

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