Support to Early Recovery and Social Cohesion

About the project

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Meeting immediate needs of conflict-affected populations and strengthening community cohesiveness

The interventions under this project are aimed at meeting immediate early recovery needs of conflict-affected communities and strengthening cohesiveness among members with the aim of stabilizing them. These initiatives are undertaken in selected areas in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States.

Focus areas of the project include: 

  1. Livelihoods stabilization of vulnerable community members and returning IDPs, through income generating activities and enhancement of productive capacities;
  2. Rehabilitation of selected damaged public/community infrastructures and short term job creation;
  3. Peace building and reconciliation;
  4. Value re-orientation and civic responsibilities; and
  5. Protection of civilians.
The project is implemented in partnership with State authorities in the affected areas, working closely with Nigerian Army and Peacekeeping Centre (NAPKC), Kaduna.

Project achievements

This project supported livelihood of 1,342 farmers and 480 small business owners and rehabilitated 11 public infrastructures providing emergency job opportunities to 532 IDPs and returnees.

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