Emergency & Protection:

Donor

UNOCHA

Name of Project

Addressing Immediate Needs of GBV survivors among IDPs through life-saving multi-sectorial services

Amount of Funding

USD  125,000

Dates of Funding

October

2016

September

2017

Purpose of and objectives of the grant

The overall objective of the project is networking among service providers to GBV survivors and provision of psychosocial counseling support aimed at relieving the psychosocial condition of GBV survivors among IDPs

 

Activities

Main activities of the project are as below:

  • Community mobilization and awareness-raising about Gender Based Violence
  • Provision of Psychosocial Counseling through Women Friendly Health Space and Mobile Team in three districts of Baghlan province
  • Networking among service providers of GBV survivors
  • GBV Case Management in collaboration with directorates of Public Health, Women Affairs, Legal and Police authorities and other relevant departments
  • Refer cases for advanced and specialized services
Enhance coordination among stakeholders, NGOs and other service providers through information sharing, convene and attending coordination meetings

Coverage area

Baghlan Province

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Donor

UNHCR

Name of Project

IDP Profiling, Monitoring and Assistance

Amount of Funding

USD 140,000

Dates of Funding

March

2014

December

2014

Purpose of and objectives of the grant

The aim of this project is to support UNHCR to strengthen monitoring of displace populations in Logar, Ghazni and Maidan-Wardak Provinces. Taking this into consideration, ORCD will aim to ensure detailed assessment of IDP needs while providing early warning of new displacements and in order to meet urgent protection needs.

The ultimate goal of the project is to improve the livelihood of IDPs in the target insecure provinces. The expected outcomes of the project are:

  • Detailed assessment of IDP needs is done so that urgent protection needs could be met.
  • Regular presence is ensured and there is a system in place to provide early warning of new displacement. With the support of UNHCR, ORCD has already established a system in these provinces and will build on strengthening it.
  • Monitoring mechanism and appropriate use of UNHCR resource is ensured through robust supervision of NFI, emergency shelter and food distribution
  • Accurate information is gathered so they could be shared with all humanitarian partners through a strong information sharing mechanism

Activities

  • Mobilize qualified staff locally and build their capacity
  • Strengthen and maintain effective coordination with stakeholders at all levels
  • Involve  communities, IDP representatives, religious leaders and other respected segments of the societies where displacements have occurred
  • Facilitate establishment of provincial level IDP protection in all three provinces. Evidently, preliminary actions have already been taken by ORCD in this regard. 
  • Establish and strengthen Early Warning System for identify new displacements.
  • Proper systems for IDP needs assessment/data collection is in place and functioning
  • Robust supervision, monitoring and reporting systems is in place and functioning

Coverage area

Logar, Ghazni and MaidanWardak Provinces

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Donor

UNHCR

Name of Project

Non-food items (NFI) and food items distribution in Paktika Province

Amount of Funding

USD 55,000

Dates of Funding

July

2014

December

2014

Purpose of and objectives of the grant

The project goal is to support UNHCR to improve the living conditions of the displaced population who have moved to Paktika province as a result of the on-going military operations in North Waziristan. Specifically, this will be done through the distribution of non-food items and food items.

In the view of this goal, the following specific outcomes will be achieved by the proposed assignment:

  • A functioning system is in place for the loading, unloading,  storage, packaging, distribution of non-food items (NFI) and food items (FI)using the database provided by UNHCR which contains verified refugees
  • Sufficient staffing and human resources are available for the distribution, monitoring of the distribution, supervision, physical distribution and security
  • The staff are fully trained on the use of database provided by UNHCR based on which the distribution will take place
  • A proper system is established for recording and registration of all distribution at household level and ensure that any missing or additional information are captured and entered into database
  • Regular communication is maintained with UNHCR relevant focal point for providing updated information.
  • Close coordination is maintained with all stakeholders at district, provincial and national level for the successful implementation of the project 

Activities

  • Recruit dedicated and qualified staff and continuously build their capacity
  • Strengthen and maintain coordination with concerned stakeholders at district and provincial levels i.e. Governor Office, District Governor, DoRR, other IPs of UNHCR, etc.
  • Collaborate and assist the profiling and assessment teams in the same target areas and ensure that the distribution takes places in collaboration with the Profiling and Monitoring teams
  • Involve communities, Refugees’ Representatives, health personnel, and other segments of the communities which are hosting refugees. This will be mainly used for disseminating necessary awareness and transmitting relevant key messages
  • Put in place proper and functioning systems for collecting additional information that might be required and enter them into the database in collaboration with the teams assigned to the profiling and assessment
  • Put in place robust supervision, monitoring, recording and reporting systems and have them shared with UNHCR on regular basis 

Coverage area

Paktika Province