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Turkey Humanitarian Fund (THF)

Established in July 2014 following UN Security Resolutions 2139 and 2165 in view of the magnitude and complexity of the Syria crisis, The Humanitarian Pooled Fund (HPF) is a multi-donor country-based pooled fund whose objective is to expand and enable humanitarian assistance in Syria. It supports activities in line with the strategic and sector objectives of the Syria Response Plan. The HPF provides flexible and timely resources to partners thereby expanding the delivery of humanitarian assistance, increasing humanitarian access, and strengthening partnerships with local and international non-governmental organizations (NGOs).

The HPF’s objective is to support life-saving and life-sustaining activities, fill critical funding gaps, support prepositioning of stock and contingency planning, capacity building of local partners, support to logistics and coordination services, and support to resilience and early recovery needs wherever possible. 

As the final decision-maker on funding, the Deputy Regional Humanitarian Coordinator (DRHC) is assisted by an Advisory Board (AB). The AB advises on the fund strategies and policy issues. A Review Board (RB) composed of sector coordinators supports the DRHC on programmatic and technical aspects.  OCHA provides overall technical and programmatic support to the DRHC. 

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