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To help approximately three million South Sudanese by providing critical life-saving support and helping people to better cope with shocks from conflict, drought and flooding. This programme aims to save the lives of an estimated two million people who will receive at least one form of humanitarian assistance; and build the capacity of an estimated one million people to recover and cope better with shocks. Over six years this programme will provide food, shelter and access to water and health services to millions of vulnerable people, including women and children.
To provide core funding support to seven UN agencies – Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF); Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA); United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR); UN Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF); World Food Programme (WFP); World Health Organisation (WHO); and the International Organisation of Migration (IOM) to support a strengthened humanitarian response and a more efficient, effective and transparent system. These UK funds will enable these UN agencies to respond rapidly to urgent humanitarian needs and shore-up operations in neglected or protracted Crises.
To meet the most urgent humanitarian needs of conflict and disaster affected populations through provision of life-saving assistance and contribute to resilience building of benefitting households to withstand shocks.
The project aims to address the ongoing needs of over 800000 Rohingya refugees, who were displaced by the Myanmar military in August 2017. UK support provides food aid to around one million of them since the influx in August 2017, improved shelter for 400,000 families and clean water and sanitation for over 300,000 people. They also get cooking gas to stop the destruction of forest for firewood. Over 500,000 people will also be supported for sexual and reproductive health and over one million people with other health services. The vulnerable Bangladeshi communities, who host them will also get support. Thus, both groups will lead more fulfilling and meaningful lives. The project will also strengthen disaster preparedness and help to reduce the cost for disaster response through a joint UN and civil-society programme. Around 500,000 people will get timely and cost-effective aid following disasters.
To build Ethiopia’s resilience to shocks by seeking to support the Government of Ethiopia to lead an effective and accountable humanitarian response system. It will have four key strands: Providing technical assistance to the Government of Ethiopia to lead and deliver an effective and accountable humanitarian response , delivering food and cash to people in humanitarian need in the most effective way, respond to emergency humanitarian needs in the most effective way and monitoring, evaluation and learning to strengthen humanitarian delivery in Ethiopia.
The Syrian Vulnerable Peoples Scheme (SVPRS) and Vulnerable Childrens Resettlement Scheme (VCRS) are programmes designed to support the Government's aim to resettle vulnerable refugees from the Syrian conflict. The commitment to resettle 20,000 refugees from Syria by 2020 was made by the Government in September 2015. Funding enables authorities to provide refugees who have fled conflict and persecution with a safe environment and the chance to rebuild their lives. The funding pays for food, shelter and training for up to 12 months. By the end of September 2019, over 18,000 refugees had found safety in the UK to rebuild their lives as part of the Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme. The Home Office is on-track to deliver the full VPRS commitment by the end of 2020.
Support displacement-affected people and host communities in marginalised areas of Ethiopia through improved basic social services (including education, health, WASH), livelihoods and vocational training, shelter and protection. Support in areas of outward migration and in response to migration challenges. DFID will also support the deployment of standby/surge personnel for pivotal technical specialist positions as part of emergency responses.
European Union Trust Fund – International Organization for Migration (EUTF-IOM) Joint Initiative for Migrant Protection and Reintegration: Regional Action for the Sahel and Lake Chad RegionInternational Organization for Migration (IOM)
This action contributes to the original initiative EUTF-IOM initiative for migrant protection and reintegration in Africa. The initiative covers 14 countries and is made up of specific actions in the 14 countries where it will be implemented. The activities will therefore be mainly implemented at national level but will be coordinated at the regional level in order to ensure harmonization of activities in the different countries and to ensure coherence of the initiative.
Support for up to three million of the most vulnerable people affected by natural disaster and conflict. This will cover both immediate relief and early recovery interventions for shelter, food, non-food items, water and sanitation, livelihood and protection needs, depending on the emergency. This programme will also support developments in the UN and local civil society which are required for humanitarian responses to be more locally owned and effective in future, as well as effective monitoring and evaluation, targeted active research and piloting.
The project, implemented in Colombia aims to achieve the following four results: Improved strategic management, psychosocial and physical rehabilitation, reparations, partner with GOC bodies and coordination fora focusing on women’s and ethnic issues, build capacity for implementation of the Victims Law among ethnic authorities, and address a risk that affects women acutely including sexual violence in the context of armed conflict.
The project aims to provide urgently needed assistance and protection tovulnerable migrants and other crisis-affected populations in Libya and improve social cohesion.
This programme provides life-saving humanitarian aid including food, medical care and protection services to vulnerable migrants along key migration routes towards Europe. It will raise awareness of the dangers of crossing the Sahara and the Mediterranean Sea and will assist those who decide to return home to do so safely. It will offer sustainable reintegration support to help returnees rebuild their lives and deter risky remigration. Through the provision of data analysis and training it will support governments to improve the management of migration and make it safer, for example by building their capacity to identify and protect asylum seekers and refugees, and tackle people trafficking.
Establish partnerships with local & central government, communities and businesses to support the (i) districts effected by the Earthquake to “build back better” including leading to more resilient (including climate resilient) infrastructure and institutions; (ii) the most vulnerable recover their livelihoods and assets; and (iii) the Government of Nepal to plan for and manage the response to the earthquake.
Refugee Response and Reform: Sustaining lives and securing a sustainable future for refugees and migrants in Western TanzaniaUK Department for International Development
To provide £55 million to support the Government of Tanzania in managing its refugee, migrant and newly naturalised populations and deliver on key components of the Grand Bargain and Wilton Park Commitments for four years from 2017 to 2021.
IOM will provide sustainable reintegration support to 16,217 individual returnees from Europe in Kabul, Herat, Nangarhar, Balkh, Kandahar, Baghlan, Kunar and Laghman provinces in Afghanistan which indirectly also benefits these communities . IOM will implement individualized, community-based and structural-level (Directorates of Refugees and Repatriation (DoRRs) and Ministry of Refugees and Repatriation (MoRR)) interventions aimed at the provision of reintegration support and enhanced access to livelihood support services, as well as accurate information on safe migration practices. The action will also provide technical and vocational education and training (TVET) – skills development and financial assistance to the small and medium enterprise (SME)-sector in Afghanistan, as well as capacity building to key national institutions to support an efficient and sustainable return and reintegration approach as being a central part of both European, regional, and Afghan migration policy and practice. Finally, through sound monitoring, evaluation, analysis and learning, the project will contribute to informing future return, reintegration and development interventions in Afghanistan.
The project’s aims at contributing to beneficiaries increasing their prospects towards self-reliance, supporting them in their path to becoming active members of the Greek society and facilitating their non-discriminatory access to public services once they will withdraw from the reception schemes and subsequently stop receiving benefits related to emergency support. The efforts foreseen under the present action shall also pilot an integration mechanism for this target group which will result in a rotation mechanism for the overstretched Greek temporary accommodation system. Besides reducing the likelihood of overpopulation and constant expansion of the reception system in the long run, these efforts shall in fact contribute to the decongestion of the ESTIA accommodation scheme and of the Open Accommodation Centers
This project aims to increase the capacity of key Government of Colombia(GOC) agencies at national and local levels and prioritized population groups to manage and engage with short and medium-term activities. This project will help improve capacities and knowledge to support GoC agencies and civil society actors increase their readiness to prepare for and implement the prospective peace agreement and will also train groups of key national and local stakeholders in peace building approaches and strategies.
The project objective is to strengthen the mechanisms which protect and assist migrants along migration routes and ensure safer and better governed migration. The project will focus on capacity building which ensures the transfer of knowledge, technical and operational capacities to relevant state and non-state actors to ensure they are equipped to better protect and assist returning migrants through the life of the programme and beyond. Additionally, the project will facilitate assisted voluntary return which takes place from host countries with a specific focus on Djibouti, Sudan and Somalia as well as other members of the Khartoum Process in the Horn of Africa and along key migration routes. Lastly the project will facilitate reintegration activities which are open to both returnees from host countries on the indicated routes as well as from Europe.
Multi-year Humanitarian Programme for Natural Disaster Preparedness, Response and Recovery in Pakistan 2015-2019International Organization for Migration (IOM)
This project aims to enhance the capacity of partners and the host government to respond quickly to a natural disaster and improved design of recovery interventions leading to reduced community vulnerability to future shocks.
The programme aims to improve stability through strengthened government-community relations and economic uplift in the regions of Agadez and Diffa.