DRAFT Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA) Emergency Application Guidelines

DRAFT USAID Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA) Emergency Application Guidelines - For Review.

These draft guidelines are open for a 30-day open comment period starting May 15, 2020 and ending on June 15, 2020. The draft BHA Emergency Application guidelines include:

  1. The Guidelines base document
  2. Annex A - Technical Information and Sector Requirements
  3. Annex B - BHA Emergency Performance Indicators
  4. Annex C - Activity Summary Table
  5. Annex D - Risk Assessment and Management Plan Annex
  6. Additional Guidance
  • Data Management Approach Guidance

A series of webinars will be held June 1-4, 2020 with technical advisors to facilitate discussion and questions to inform stakeholders' written comments. You must pre-register by May 28 at 5 pm Eastern Daylight Time to attend webinars. See the webinar schedule and registration details here.

The BHA Emergency Application Guidelines will apply to all non-competitive, emergency awards for non-governmental organizations, inclusive of urgent response, early recovery, and disaster risk reduction (DRR) programming.  BHA will require applicants to use the new guidelines for applications submitted on October 1, 2020, or later. 

The 30-day open comment period date is May 15 - June 15, 2020.  Comments are due by June 15 at noon Eastern Daylight Time.  

You must submit comments by email to bha.guidelines@usaid.gov.

Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 10:45am

Last updated: May 15, 2020