integrated program: idp centers
As part of core people’s needs, adequate shelter and human protection programming become crucial specially for internal displaced individuals
Recurrent conflicts and natural disasters in Somalia since early 1991 have forced hundredth of thousands of people to abounded their homes and fled to neighboring countries such as Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, and Djibouti and/or become Internal Displaced People (IDPs). As part of core people’s needs, adequate shelter and human protection programming become crucial specially for internal displaced individuals. Therefore, this multi-sectoral/cluster approach integrates aspects of Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Shelter, Camp Coordination and Camp Management, and Protection to improve the living conditions of the people affected by conflicted and other forms of natural disasters specially IDPs and returnees. Focus of this integrated program include:
- Improving availability of safely accessible clear water for all IDPs and returnee settlements
• Improving availability of safely accessible sanitation facilities combined with hygiene education and public health awareness for IDP and returnee population.
- Improving housing conditions of the IDPs families through provision of household items, shelter improvement, street lighting, and spacing.
- Preventing Gender-Based-Violence against IDPs women through education, networking with security agencies, improving housing, access to safe latrines and water sources, together with installation of security lights.
- Provision of psycho-socio support and treatment for victims of rape and other of form gender violence.