The project will support the targeted beneficiaries to overcome direct or indirect effects of the COVID-19 pandemic through a wholistic approach in synergy with other ongoing interventions.
Note: Not all activities will be implemented in all municipalities.
A referral mechanism will be developed to serve as a bridge between the beneficiaries and services offered by the project and/or local institutions and other organizations. The mechanism will be administrated jointly by the implementing UN agencies with the highest standards of data protection and ethics It will be applied in cooperation with local institutions, organizations and network of volunteers.
About the Organization
IOM - International Organization for Migration - is the leading intergovernmental organization in the field of migration. Working in natural disasters, man-made crisis, and protracted displacement contexts, IOM aims to deliver coordinated, timely, and contextspecific assistance to populations in need, including but not limited to internally displaced persons, refugees, other migrants, and host communities. IOM also works in crisis contexts to address the drivers and root causes of displacement to promote longer-term solutions to individuals, households and communities.
UNHCR - United Nation High Commissionaire for Refugees - has extensive experience in emergency preparedness and response, and in working in difficult situations where movements are restricted. UNHCR engages in effective protection and assistance to the most vulnerable and isolated IDP and returnee communities, supporting the authorities on the development of legislative and administrative frameworks in the areas of asylum and durable solutions for displaced population. By strengthening the capacity of the institutions at the central and municipal levels, UNHCR fosters the effective implementation of the legislation, in accordance with the international standards.
UN Women - is grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations. Itworks for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls, the empowerment of women, and gender equality in the achievement of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security. UN Women works with governmental institutions at the local and central level, external stakeholders, the civil society, international organizations, the judiciary, police, victims' advocates and their representatives and other partners to ensure that gender concerns are integrated into UN policies, programmes and activities.