Psychosocial support and Mine Risk Education for Displaced and Conflict Affected Children in Georgia

Contract partner: UNICEF - United Nations Children's Fund - New York Country: Georgien Funding amount: € 350.000,00 Project start: 20.08.2008 End: 20.08.2009

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Overall goal

Rund 40% der gesamten Fördersumme von 350.000 EUR kommen aus dem ADA-Budget für Humanitäre Maßnahmen, und rund 60% aus dem ADA-Budget für Minenaktionen.

This project aims to support children affected by the armed conflict in Georgia in August 2008.

The overall goal of the project is the psychosocial recovery and the reduction of the risk of injuries for children residing in IDP collective centres or state care institutions, returnee children and children living in communities affected by the conflict of displacement, as part of the wider "Back to School" campaign.

The main objectives are:

1. 40,000 children protected from the deterioration of psychosocial conditions by established early intervention mechanisms. Number of identified children in need supported in coping with the aftermath of the conflict and their displacement within the country.

2. Fulfilment of the Convention on the Rights of the Child's right to rest, leisure and recreational activities of 2,000 IDP, returnee and children affected by the conflict or displacement as a part of a wider psychosocial recovery process.

3. 40,000 children living nearby landmine/ERW contaminated areas aware of the risk caused by the existence of landmines and ERW.

4. Basic principles of case management, gatekeeping and networking methodology are being implemented by 500 local social welfare professionals.

The beneficiaries of the project are located in the areas affected directly by the recent conflict or by a high number of displaced populations: The Shida Kartli region and the cities of Gori and Tbilisi and surroundings.

project number 2593-00/2008
source of funding OEZA
sector Humanitäre Hilfe: Maßnahmen zum Wiederaufbau und Rehabilitierung nach Katastrophen
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