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CHF Afghanistan - Allocation Guidelines

Purpose The purpose of these guidelines is to describe the types and processes of allocation of the Afghanistan Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF) as well as to detail the roles and responsibilities of the stakeholders. Scope The guidelines will cover all the steps and phases to be followed during the allocation processes by all CHF participants and stakeholders including the HC, OCHA, Cluster Coordinators and humanitarian partners, grantees and donors. Adherence to these guidelines is mandatory so as to ensure standard and transparent processes. Rationale Under the direction of the HC, the Afghanistan CHF aims to support the timely allocation and disbursement of donor resources to the most critical humanitarian needs as defined by the Common Humanitarian Action Plan. In order to meet this goal, these guidelines support a process that is inclusive, transparent and efficient. These guidelines provide clarification and instructions for all allocation process steps and requirements to enhance timely and strategic allocation decisions.

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
22 Jan 2014
Document type: 
Policy and Guidance
Humanitarian Financing