2014 IN NUMBERS

Annual Report of UNICEF Mozambique 2014

In 2014, UNICEF Mozambique had total expenditures of USD 41 million, down from USD 57 million in 2013. This decrease is due on one hand by the demand in 2014 on donor support for an increasing number of international emergencies, but also by the decreased spending in the Child Health and Nutrition programme, 26% of the total, at USD 10.6 million, when last year it represented USD 23.6 million. This also shows a shift in expenditures away from supplies and financing operational costs towards more value added cooperation, although incentives for community health workers, immunizations and National Health weeks still represent a large share of spending. The WASH programme spent USD 10 million, or 24% of total, to improve water and sanitation services in rural communities, small towns and schools. 15% of total expenditures were spent on community based child protection interventions and supporting the scale up of social protection, while 12% were used by the education programme to deliver upstream policy work and consolidate the transition from Child Friendly Schools. These programme areas were supported by additional value-added work provided through technical assistance, communication for development, social policy engagement and advocacy, representing jointly 15% of expenditures.

At 44%, regular resources now represents the most important source of funding, up from 29% last year. Bilateral donors provided approximately 34% of all funds utilized, or a bit more than USD 14 million, down from USD 26 million last year. The UK’s Department for International Development continues to represent the most significant donor providing 41% of all bilateral funds utilized, of which approximately 60% of which supported water and sanitation programming. USAID provided 19% of bilateral funds, largely to health and nutrition programmes, while the European Union and Australia each provided around 8% of funds utilised financing protection and WASH programmes, respectively. The Netherlands support – 7% of funds utilized – focused on water and sanitation while Belgium’s support (6%) was critical to supporting disaster risk reduction and mitigation efforts. Canada provided 4% of funds utilized, while Sweden and Ireland both contributed 2% of funds used by the Country Office in 2014.

Eleven UNICEF National Committees provided $3.2 million, down from USD 5 million last year, due to the increasing number of emergencies crowding our resources for Mozambique. 60% of this funding was used to support education programming, including WASH in schools. The US Fund remained the largest contributor, providing 36% of all NatCom funding. The Dutch National Committee provided 14%, while the Finnish Natcom, 6%. The Japanese, German and Spanish Natcoms each provided 4% of Natcom funds utilized. In addition, a number of National Committees provided contributions of under $100,000 including the Spanish, Danish, Portuguese and Norwegian.

A number of donors also provide funds for joint UN programmes, accounting for almost USD3.4 million, down from almost USD 7 million last year, of which over 40% was funded by Canada to support health and nutrition programming. In addition, 33% supported social protection programmes. These activities were delivered jointly with other UN agencies under the Delivering as One framework.

Other sources of funding include the Micronutrient Initiative, UNITAID, GAVI and UNICEF’s thematic funding allocated to the Country Office.

2014 IN NUMBERS - Annual Report of UNICEF Mozambique 2014

2014 IN NUMBERS - Annual Report of UNICEF Mozambique 2014

2014 IN NUMBERS - Annual Report of UNICEF Mozambique 2014

2014 IN NUMBERS - Annual Report of UNICEF Mozambique 2014

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