HARP Facility



doing things differently

It is expected that multi-year funding which will allow evolution of programming, a more diverse partner base, and support to improved practice. The HARP Facility will therefore solicit solution-orientated proposals which address this ambition. Through support to such proposals the facility will aim to contribute to a reduced humanitarian caseload and to the reduction of key humanitarian indicators.



  1. Respect the Core Humanitarian Principles

  2. Respect Core Humanitarian Standards, Guidelines and Responsibilities

  3. Understanding and analysis of context

  4. Mainstream Conflict Sensitivity and ‘Do No Harm’

  5. Mainstream DFID Humanitarian Policy Priorities

  6. Prioritise localisation of humanitarian action

  7. Mainstream Risk Management

  8. Ensure transparent communication


  1. Promote and support national and local delivery actors

  2. Use of data and evidence with a focus on community engagement

  3. Cash as a default mechanism

  4. Longer-term approaches to protracted crisis

  5. Flexible and adaptive programming

  6. Stronger linkages to other programmes, actors and sectors

  7. Address the underlying causes of vulnerability


2018 achievements

To date, we have reached 305,241 conflict and disaster affected people through our Delivery, Enabling and Rapid Response Fund partners. Our projects are working across a wide range of sectors from WASH to cash programming, food and NFI distribution.


Beneficiaries reached by December 2018

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HARP-F cross sectoral approach

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