Posted: September, 06 2017
Closing Date: TBD
The purpose of this notice is to announce an upcoming Annual Program Statement (APS) for the Infectious Disease (with Epidemic or Pandemic potential) (IDAP Standby Capacity with the scale of a Humanitarian Emergency. This only applies to Infectious Disease events that require activation of a Level 3 IASC. This new Standby Capacity project will address critical multi-sectoral capacity gaps of response actors needed to maintain technical and operational readiness. This may include activities such as (but not limited to) contingency planning, the development of adaptation of toolkits, training or technical guidance, rapid response teams and coordination, to ensure rapid response to infectious diseases outbreaks with epidemics or pandemic potential that reach the scale of a humanitarian emergency (Level 3 IASC activation for an infectious disease event) and that have been declared a Public Health Emergency (PHEIC) of International Concern (or are the equivalent of a PHEIC).