CERF-funded Project

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Renforcement de l’environnement de la Protection pour les PDIs et Communautés hôtes dans les provinces du Nord Kivu, Sud Kivu et Ituri en RDC affectées par la Maladie à Virus Ebola et les conflits. (20-RR-HCR-020)

Project overview

The main objective of this project is to provide life-saving protection, water, sanitation, hygiene and education assistance to host communities, displaced people and returnees in the provinces of Ituri, North-Kivu and South-Kivu. This UNHCR project works with communities to identify protection needs, conducts protection monitoring, contributes to the registration of displaced people, supports community-based conflict resolution, strengthens systems to prevent sexual- and gender-based violence, constructs boreholes to provide communities access to safe drinking water, distributes hygiene kits, constructs family latrines and showers, supports access to primary education, and provides psycho-social support to children. The protection component of the project provides life-saving assistance to 732,245 people, including 234,318 women, 175,739 boys and 205,028 girls. The water, sanitation and hygiene component provides life-saving assistance to 25,000 people, including 5,457 women, 7,224 boys and 7,393 girls. The education component provides life-saving assistance to 5,309 people, including 900 women, 1,520 boys and 2,280 girls. Exceptionally this project will be implemented over the course of 18 months.

Sector Amount in US$
Protection US$2,742,146
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene US$481,729
Education US$481,729