CERF-funded Project

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Renforcer la résilience des communautés pour pérenniser les acquis au-delà de la riposte à la 10eme épidémie d’Ebola en RDC. (20-RR-CEF-034)

Project overview

The main objective of this project is to provide life-saving nutrition, water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), shelter and essential household item, education and child protection assistance to vulnerable communities in Ituri, Nord Kivu and Sud Kivu. This UNICEF project converts facilities developed during the Ebola crisis into community homes to help monitor Ebola survivors and prevent a resurgence of the disease; provides psycho-social to orphans of Ebola; ensure follow-up home visits for children under 24 months of age receiving breast-milk substitutes; treats severe acute malnutrition; trains community health workers; constructs boreholes to provide communities and schools with access to fresh water; distributes WASH kits; provides psycho-social support to children and school teachers; distributes kits containing essential household items; and conducts awareness-raising. The nutrition component of the project provides life-saving assistance to 149,799 people, including 2,568 women, 71,001 boys and 73,906 girls. The WASH component of the project provides life-saving assistance to 110,273 people, including 22,936 women, 31,759 boys and 34,406 girls. The shelter component of the project provides life-saving assistance to 57,500 people, including 12,075 women, 17,250 boys and 16,675 girls. The education component of the project provides life-saving assistance to 31,400 people, including 703 women, 15,000 boys and 15,000 girls. The child protection component of the project provides life-saving assistance to 10,293 people, including 1,047 women, 4,088 boys and 4,976 girls. Exceptionally this project will be implemented over the course of 18 months.

Sector Amount in US$
Nutrition US$2,219,799
Water and Sanitation US$1,775,839
Education US$1,065,504
Protection US$1,598,255
Shelter and Non-Food Items US$2,219,799