Basic definitions and guidance on the project budget preparation process
This guideline provides partners with a common framework to facilitate appropriate preparation of project budgets.
It focuses on defining eligible and ineligible costs, direct and indirect costs (e.g. Programme Support Costs – PSC), shared costs, budget categories and the adequate breakdown of budget lines. This guidance applies to all partners.
Rationale and Basic Principles of the Project Budget
A. Introduction / Humanitarian situation
FATA remains one of the least developed regions in Pakistan having experienced man-made, as well as natural disasters for many years. From 2008 to 2014more than 5 million people were displaced from the FATA due to the security operations by the military against non-state armed groups.
The Operational Manual for the Pakistan Humanitarian Pooled Fund (PHPF) is issued by OCHA on behalf of the Humanitarian Coordinator (HC) and endorsed by the Advisory Board to set the general direction and programmatic focus of the Pakistan Humanitarian Pooled Fund (hereafter “PHPF” or “the Fund”), which was previously known as Emergency Response Fund (ERF).
Pakistan Humanitarian Pooled Fund (PHPF)
1st Standard Fund Allocation Strategy 19 April, 2017:
Life-Saving and Time Critical Interventions to Support the Return Process in FATA
In early 2015 the Pakistani government launched a new plan to assist the returns of displaced families to FATA. Areas cleared by the military are “de-notified”, and declared safe for returns.