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Nutrition Rapid Response Capacity in Ethiopia

Post Date

May 10th 2012

Application Due Date

May 31st 2012

Funding Opportunity Number


CFDA Number(s)


Funding Instrument Type(s)

Cooperative Agreement

Funding Activity Categories

Disaster Prevention and Relief

Number of Awards


Eligibility Categories



  • Estimated Total Funding:


  • Award Range:

    $0 - $4000000

Grant Description

Pursuant to the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended (FAA), the United States Government (USG), as represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA), Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA), is seeking applications to support or stimulate the activities described in Annual Program Statement (APS)APS-OFDA-FY-12-000008. The broad objectives of this APS are to: ╔ Support the emergency nutrition needs of vulnerable populations through a rapid response framework capable of conducting nutrition assessments and surveys, and provide capacity to rapidly begin or expand existing community-based management of acute malnutrition (CMAM) programs to respond to emerging nutrition needs; ╔ Support the enhancement of supplementary feeding systems to improve CMAM implementation and help prevent children with moderate acute malnutrition from becoming severely malnourished; ╔ Increase the capacity of local partners and communities to respond effectively and efficiently to emergency nutrition needs of target populations and transition the management of new and ongoing CMAM programs under the award to government and/or local relief organizations; and ╔ Provide nutrition response capacity CMAM programs in such a way as to build capacity of local health services and the Ethiopian Disaster Risk Management and Food Security Sectorуs (DRMFSS) National Incident Management System) and not to undermine existing Ministry of Health CMAM activities. Detailed information on application requirements can be found in APS-OFDA-FY-12-000008. Any questions concerning this APS shall be submitted by e-mail to with a subject line "APS-OFDA-FY-12-000008" no later than May 17, 2012.

Contact Information

  • Agency

    Agency for International Development

  • Office:


  • Agency Contact:

    USAID/OFDA Grants Unit

  • Agency Mailing Address:

    APS-OFDA-FY-12-000008 - Nutrition APS

  • Agency Email Address:

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