Addressing Vulnerabilities of Refugees and Host Communities in Five Countries Affected by the Syria Crises

Title of the action

Addressing Vulnerabilities of Refugees and Host Communities in Five Countries Affected by the Syria Crises

Priority sector

Health, Education

Implementing partner 

Danish Red Cross and following implementing partners: A RCRC consortium consisting of IFRC, 9 European national societies and the 5 national societies in the countries plus the Palestinian Red Crescent that operates in Lebanon with the Palestinian refugees there.

EU Contribution (EUR) 

34,838,017.00 EUR - 70.68 % of total cost. Contracted under EUTF funding.

Main objectives

The overall objective is to improve wellbeing, resilience and peaceful co-existence among vulnerable refugee and host communities in countries affected by the Syria crisis, contributing to overall stability in the region.

The specific objectives are 1. Refugees from Syria and host communities are more self-reliant and resilient to prevalent risks and local conflicts (all countries) 2. Refugees from Syria and host communities have improved health and psychosocial well-being. 3.RCRC Host National Societies in the region have strengthened their capacity and enhanced their ability to reach out to most vulnerable groups within the refugees and host communities

Location

5 existing Community Centres: İstanbul; Mardin; Kahramanmaraş; Kayseri; Hatay; Kilis 5 new Community Centres to be opened in Gaziantep; Mardin; Kahramanmaraş; Kayseri; Hatay