PROJECT

Increasing Resilience of IDPs and conflict affected population in Georgia to the COVID-19 crisis consequences

Project Description

This project is part of EU’s efforts to assist Georgia in its response to COVID-19 pandemic. It combines humanitarian support, training, psychological and medical support to provide Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) with better resources for early recovery. It works with IDPs living in collective centres across Georgias as well as villages adjacent to defacto borderline.

The project:
– Conducts rapid assessment of 29 communities (collective IDP centres and borderline communities) in 8 municipalities of Georgia to identify needs of IDPs and fine-turne further project interventions.
– Mobilises communities and creates women task force groups
– Supports youth civil initiatives – volunteering for community safety, assisting elderly with communications, working with children
– Provides medical consultations in IDP centers and villages and distributes medication
– Provides psychological support and consultations for IDP children and elderly after COVID crisis
– Funds small projects prepared by women groups for the benefit of immediate communities
– Provides small humanitarian support for the most vulnerable population.

Specific Objective

To increase resilience and human security for IDPs and conflict-affected populations during emergency caused by COVID-19 pandemic.

Expected Results

– Specific needs in target collective centres and villages for economic and social revival after COVID crisis are assessed and assistance is planned based on results
– 19 women’s task force groups created
– Community response elaborated to recover from crisis consequences in participatory way;
– At least 30 small projects of women/youth groups are funded
– At least 400 families receive medical consultations and medications as needed
– At least 600 units of humanitarian assistance distributed to the most vulnerable individuals

Project Map

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PROJECT DETAILS
  • Priority Area:
    Cross-cutting priority areas

  • Region: Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti; Imereti; Shida Kartli; Kvemo Kartli; Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti

  • Start Date: 2020-05-29
  • End Date: 2021-03-28
  • Implementing Organisation:
    IDP Women Association "Consent"
  • EU Contribution:
    €50 000

  • Project Website:
    www.idpwa.org
  • EU Project Number:
    416-398

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