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2019

Addressing the IDP crisis in the Sahel and Centre-North regions of Burkina Faso for improved security and sustainable peacebuilding

Burkina Faso

Titre : Addressing the IDP crisis in the Sahel and Centre-North regions of Burkina Faso for improved security and sustainable peacebuilding

Pays : Burkina Faso

Partenaire (s) : United Nations Children’s Fund - New York

Période d’exécution : 01.04.2019 // 31.03.2020

Overall goal
This project contributes to improved access to water, sanitation, hygiene (WASH), protection and education (formal and non-formal) services for conflict-affected children, adolescents and their families including IDP and those from host communities.

Target group / Beneficiaries : Of the total population in need of 1.47 million (OCHA, HNO Burkina Faso 2019), in line with the 2019 Humanitarian Action for Children (HAC) for Burkina Faso, UNICEF plans to reach 977,900 emergency-affected population including 510,440 children (boys and girls) aged between 0-18 years. In line with UNICEF’s Humanitarian Action for Children 2019, Austria’s contribution to UNICEF-Burkina Faso will directly benefit up to 44,500 IDP and population in host communities, including children and adolescent girls and boys with life-saving support in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), protection and education. Interventions will also indirectly benefit 80,000 population including children and adolescents (at least 57% are 0-18 years old).

Activities
Activities may include : 1. Provision of emergency kits and cash transfer to the most vulnerable families (IDP) to enhance their protection. 2. Capacity development of community actors on child protection, gender-based parenting and prevention of family separation and violence against children. 3. Psycho-social services and psychological first aid to children affected by emergency through child-friendly centers 4. Identification and reunification of separated or unaccompanied children including an alternative care ; and identification and referral of children affected by VAC 5. Communication interventions in communities to promote citizenship, peaceful co-existence and child protection, and peace building education to children. 6. Vocational training and literacy training with adolescents 7. Provision of water services through construction or rehabilitation of water points, water trucking and chlorination of water points/distribution of aqua tabs, and construction of emergency family or communal latrines, and hygiene promotion including provision of soap and menstrual hygiene kits.

Financement : € 1.400.000,00

Austrian Development Agency

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