CERF-funded Project

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Assistance humanitaire multisectorielle pour les populations vulnérables affectées par l’épidémie de la Maladie à Virus Ebola et les mouvements de populations dans l’Est de la RDC (20-RR-IOM-014)

Project overview

The main objective of this project is to provide life-saving health, shelter, water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) assistance to vulnerable communities in Ituri, Nord Kivu and Sud Kivu. This IOM project equips border crossings and points of entry with the tools needed to detect early warning signs of any flare-ups of the Ebola virus and other diseases; raises awareness about infection prevention and control; provides cash transfers 4,500 families currently living with host community members to help them rebuild their homes; constructs boreholes to give communities access to fresh water; and installs hand-washing stations in schools. The health component of this project provides life-saving assistance to 1,005,375 people including 435,098 women, 216,987 boys and 117,636 girls. The shelter and essential household items component of this project provides life-saving assistance to 41,840 people, including 11,715 women, 10,460 boys and 11,297 girls. The WASH component of this project provides life-saving assistance to 16,000 people, including 4,480 women, 4,000 boys and 4,320 girls. Exceptionally this project will be implemented over the course of 12 months.

Sector Amount in US$
Health US$1,195,984
Shelter and Non-Food Items US$1,829,152
Water and Sanitation US$492,464