Successive 7.8 and 7.5 magnitude earthquakes struck southern Türkiye on 6 February 2023, followed by thousands of aftershocks leading to widespread damage and destruction. The affected population is about 14 million people including about 2 million Syrian refugees.
The Women and Youth Resilience Project (WAYREP) supports women and girls as well as young men in refugee, host and urban communities to realize their rights through socio-economic strengthening, resilience building and reduction of Gender Based Violence (GBV).
Prepare, Respond, and Protect. Addressing the needs and protection concerns of crisis-affected girls, boys, women, and men in northern Mozambique
Armed-conflict, insecurity, and violence have affected Cabo Delgado since 2017. Driven by ideological, economic and climate-related factors, conflict is expected to continue to impact northern Mozambique for the foreseeable future. 55% of internally displaced persons (IDPs) are under 18, and 15% have a disability. Girls are particularly vulnerable and are being married off at an alarmingly high rate.
Protection, Livelihoods & Basic Needs Multi-sector Response in Syria
More than 15 million people are in need in Syria, including 5,3 million IDPs, 9,9 million resident and 52.700 returnees. Behind the number of 15 million people in need are 2,1 million IDPs who are living in last resort sites in northern Syria.
Promoting resilience of refugees and vulnerable host communities
The Syria conflict has displaced more than 13.5 million individuals within and across Syria’s borders. The Government of Jordan estimates that there are currently 1.36 million Syrians residing in Jordan.
RECOSOC – Emergency programme for the stabilisation of the G5 Sahel cross-border regions
The regions chosen in this project in both countries are border areas strongly affected by climate change, floods, high food insecurity, malnutrition, gender-based violence, as well as forced migration and internal displacements.
The agricultural sector in Chad faces challenges related to production systems, notably the poor management of natural resources, their low availability and difficulties in accessing inputs (seeds, fertilisers, etc.) and agricultural equipment.
SELAM – Recovery and Socio-Economic Stability of Conflict Affected Populations
As a consequence of the conflict that started in November 2020, households in all the six zones of Tigray have lost both stocks and assets, including food stocks, seeds, agricultural tools, and livestock.
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Initiative in Amhara
Despite laws and policies protecting women’s rights and banning Harmful Traditional Practice (HTPs), Female Genital Cutting (FGC) and Early Marriage (EM) undermine the health and rights of women and girls in Amhara, Ethiopia.
Food Systems Transformation in Southern Africa for One Health (FoSTA-Health)
Across southern Africa, a combination of environmental and climatic changes, and external shocks (such as the COVID-19 pandemic) place considerable stresses on governance systems, food systems and supply chains.
Increasing health and resilience to COVID-19 and similar crises
Palestinian health facilities lack adequate medical equipment and the capacity to respond to COVID-19 and other similar emergencies, particularly in Gaza, due to the long-standing restrictions in bringing in supplies.
Urgent Protection and Resilience Programme – Phase VII
As the refugee crisis enters its eleventh year, the Government of Turkey (GoT), the UN system, and local and international actors are struggling to address the protracted needs of families trying to build their lives in Turkey’s major hosting cities.
In this second phase, CARE is continuing to support refugees in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Food and hygiene items, warm clothes for the cold winters as well as appropriate clothing for the heat in summer are distributed.
Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) has been undergoing post-war recovery and transitional processes ever since the war in the nineties. The devastating effects the war had on the economy, infrastructure and social setup of the country are still visible.
An estimated 836,000 children have been orphaned in Burundi due to war and HIV/AIDS, and almost an equal number have been rendered physically and psychologically vulnerable due to violence, malnutrition, poverty, disease and discrimination.
Emergency Cash Assistance, and Support the Preventive WASH Preparedness for COVID-19 to Refugees
The poverty rate of Syrian refugees in Jordan is one of the highest of the countries bordering Syria with 8 out 10 registered refugees living outside the camps are either already defined as poor or soon to be living under the Jordanian poverty line.
RESETE – Employment, Resilience and Social Cohesion
The hypothesis of the program is that a more attractive agricultural and pastoral sector in the target regions will contribute to diminishing the vulnerability of the population most in need and will allow them to stay in their communities.
Study on the Impact of COVID-19 on Women and girls
The COVID-19 pandemic disproportionately affects women and girls in Ethiopia, with increased risks of job or income loss, gender based violence, early marriage, food insecurity and limited access to health facilities and information.
Towards socio-economic wellbeing and women empowerment
The Action’s main purpose is to establish a grant scheme to finance the implementation of micro-projects through effective partnerships between grassroots CSOs, local authorities and the private sector.
There is extensive damage to infrastructure, including residential houses, shops, mosques and hotels. It is likely that this will continue to increase as more areas become accessible and the Government conducts more assessments.
Mercy Corps and the co-applicants CARE, People in Need & the European LEADER Association for Rural Development build in this project on the work accomplished under the ENPARD I “Pilot Rural Development Measures” projects which was implemented in the municipalities of Borjomi, Lagodekhi and Kazbegi.
The 2014 Kenya Demographic and Health Survey still paints a daunting picture of the nutritional situation of children, particularly under the age of five, placing Siaya county as one of the lowest ranking in Kenya.
Udaan – Equitable access to basic education for poor and vulnerable adolescent girls
Dalits, Muslims and indigenous communities are subjected to systematic discrimination and depend on low-income labour works that hardly meet their basic needs. Girls from these communities face an additional layer of discrimination due to the gender inequality.
Increasing life-saving protection and resilience for refugee and Jordanian children and youth
The project builds upon successful past programing funded by ECHO focusing on Education in Emergencies programs implemented in collaboration with Ministry of Education and Madrasati, as a key educational Royal initiative.
On 4 August 2020 a massive ammonium nitrate explosion at the Beirut port triggered a shockwave causing devastation across the city. The homes of more than 300,000 people were damaged or even completely destroyed.
Multi-sector response to urgent needs and protection concerns
In 2019, the Humanitarian Needs Overview estimates that 11.7 million people are in humanitarian need in Syria. 5 million people are in acute need, facing life-threatening needs and more severe forms of deprivation in terms of their security, basic rights and living conditions.
Promoting Gender Equality & the Prevention of Youth Extremism and Violence
The project objective is to enable positive and peaceful societies for young people in Serbia, Kosovo, Albania and Bosnia and Herzegovina, that support gender equality and decrease interpersonal violence and its extremism.
Emergency response to Disaster affected communities
A severe drought due to lack of rainfall in the Liben Zone, Somali region in Ethiopia has led to crop failure and a huge number of livestock deaths, which has greatly affected the livelihoods of the local communities.
Multisectoral Earthquake Emergency Assistance to affected communities in Grand Anse
More than 3 months after the devastating earthquake hit Haiti, half of affected communities continue to struggle with the quake’s multi-faceted impact and still require urgent and immediate assistance to address growing needs related to shelter, food, safe and clean water and sanitation; and protection services.
The situation in Syria continues to be highly complex due to a confluence of security, displacement, socio-economic, and most recently epidemiological factors, leading to continuously high humanitarian and protection needs.
Mobile Health Teams for Emergency Health Care Delivery
The Taliban takeover in Afghanistan, led to bank closures since 15 August 2021 and the World Bank’s freezing its funding to Afghanistan. This has effectively cut funding for approximately two-thirds of Afghanistan’s health facilities in 31 out of 34 provinces.
Emergency Reponses to Crises Affected Communities (ERAC)
Afghanistan is descending into the worst humanitarian crisis in the world. Amidst the backdrop of an already dire situation following 40 years of war, economic decline, price increases, and rising poverty, in 2021 the people of Afghanistan faced the worst drought in 27 years which is still ongoing.