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Provision of Humanitarian Air Services in Niger


Titre : Provision of Humanitarian Air Services in Niger

Pays : Niger

Durée : 1st January 2013 to 31st December 2013

The WFP/UNHAS service in Niger facilitates movement of United Nations agencies, Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), government counterparts and donor representatives in Niger, and within the region, to targeted populations in areas affected by insecurity as well as to ensure air capacity for prompt evacuation of staff members to Niamey or abroad, in case of medical or security problems. UNHAS Niger has been requested by over 80 humanitarian agencies and the donor community currently operating in Niger. In 2013 WFP/UNHAS is planning to maintain the fleet of 1 main aircraft (1 x 37 -seat Dash 8/100) and two back-up aircraft (1 B1900D based in Bamako and 1 Dash 8-100 based in Entebbe) available for deployment during maintenance of the main aircraft as well as for special missions.

The objectives are : • To provide safe, efficient and cost-effective inter-agency air transport service for 80 United Nations Agencies, NGOs and donor organizations providing humanitarian assistance in Niger ; • To transport light cargo such as medical supplies, high energy foods and information and communications technology (ICT) equipment ; and • To provide timely medical and security evacuations for the humanitarian community in Niger.

Coût Total (United States dollars)
Total cost to WFP : US$ 7,251,013

Programme Alimentaire Mondial (WFP)

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