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2013

Livelihood Restoration and building the resilience for the most affected urban livelihood communities in Marka District of Lower Shabelle Region - Somalia

Somalie

Titre : Livelihood Restoration and building the resilience for the most affected urban livelihood communities in Marka District of Lower Shabelle Region - Somalia

Pays /Région : Somalie

Code projet : CHF-DMA-0489-454

Durée : 30-Jul-2013 // 05-Feb-2014

Contexte
More than 2 decades, Lower Shabelle region has suffered from recurrent droughts, conflict and instability.This situation has eroded livelihoods, increased vulnerability to economic shocks, malnutrition and food insecurity. The Post Deyr ‘12/13 nutrition situation analysis could not be conducted in Lower Shabelle region due to prevailing insecurity. However, the historical data and unwinding food security situation was used to project GAM levels of 10-14.9 percent (serious situation) for February-April 2013. Reports from WHO’s Somalia Emergency Health Update projects an increase in acute malnutrition due to morbidity coupled with poor access to health services. The casual labours and petty trade from which most of the incomes for poor urban livelihood communities are non-existent leading to fragile food security situation.The underlying causes of this persistent food insecurity is limited access to food among the poorest which lead to high acute malnutrition rates, low income and poor access to basic services and acute poverty. Therefore, the provision of food voucher will increase the resilience especially to current crisis by improving access to food before they fall into deeper vulnerability and further erodes their means to prepare for the next crisis. Swisso Kalmo is planning to provide food voucher to improve food and nutrition for vulnerable urban and IDPs communities who have flown the surrounding areas controlled by AS and integrated into the host communities.

Présentation
More than 1.5 million people are in crisis in Somalia ; according to FSNAU and FEWSNET among of these population which are in food crisis, 35,000 HHs are in Marka district. Due to prevailing insecurity, nutrition assessments could not be conducted in L/Shabelle.The h/facility data was not sufficient to classify the nutrition situation in these areas.The historical data and unwinding food security situation projected GAM levels to be 10-14.9%(serious situation) for Feb-April 2013.The situation remains unchanged till the end of 2013 due inflation, high prices of basic commodities and poor production resulted in river floods, insect damage and erosion of the productivity of young men and women who are induced into militia of AS. The worst affected among these communities are older women and men,Young men and women who experienced recurrent droughts and joblessness were attracted to other countries looking for better livelihood opportunities. S.K projects aimed at improving food accessibility to urban in food crisis in Marka District to strengthen the resilience of the communities through restoring their coping options and to withstand future shocks. A gender dimensions based on understanding of women, girls, boys and men’s different needs, roles, responsibilities, capacities and risks has also been integrated in the consultation,decision making and capacity development. the intervention will ensure equity through the selection of equal numbers of male and female

Porteur du projet : SWISSO - Kalmo

Financement : Nations Unies

Contribution : 300,000.00 $

United Nations Development Group

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