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Malian Refugee Project in Mbera Camp, Mauritania


PROJECT TITLE : Malian Refugee Project in Mbera Camp, Mauritania

Pays : Mauritanie

PROJECT PERIOD  : September 2012 – August 2014

Due to regional conflict and insecurity, the U.S. Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM), LWR and Lutheran World Federation/Department for World Service (LWF/DWS) are continuing to respond to the ongoing shelter needs of Malian refugees in Mauritania. This work builds on PRM, LWR and LWF’s initial project successes in constructing latrines and raising awareness on hygiene and sanitation issues in Mbera Refugee Camp.

* The project supports UNHCR efforts to ensure vulnerable Malian refugees in Mbera Refugee Camp in Mauritania live in dignified conditions. The project’s emphasis is to meet priority emergency needs and to align with Sphere standards.
* 5,000 of the most vulnerable refugees are being targeted in conjunction with UNHCR and other camp service providers to benefit from 1,000 shelters. The project is providing supervision and support during shelter construction for all of the targeted beneficiaries.
* Women, men and youth from all households were targeted for community awareness raising on sanitation and hygiene. Mobilization of refugee health committees were charged with promoting

FUNDING : $787,644 ($387,849 in 2013 and $399,795 in 2014)

Lutheran World Relief

Page publiée le 27 août 2014, mise à jour le 24 mai 2020