The project serves as a response to the most immediate needs of the IDPs in the CATD (Centre d'Accueil Temporaire des Déplacés) in terms of access to potable water, thereby reducing the security threats posed to women and children fetching water from water points outside the transit centre. This will also reduce the rate of water-borne diseases among the IDPs.
The overall objective of the project is to contribute to the return and reintegration of displaced populations, refugees and host communities by meeting their urgent shelter and water needs through the rehabilitation of damaged properties at community levels.
The objective of the project is to allow for the voluntary durable return of IDPs affected by the civil war, by providing them at community levels, in Duékoué and on the Duékoué to Guessabo and Duékoué to Bagohouo axes with: WASH services: To reduce the incidence of WASH-related disease in Western Côte d’Ivoire for women, girls, boys and men returnees, IDPs and host families through the provision of safe drinking water, latrines and hygiene promotion; SHELTER services: To improve the living conditions of the most vulnerable conflict-affected population in Western Côte d’Ivoire including the
The main objectives are to provide adequate responses to IDPs by reinforcing community dialogue with host communities and facilitating the return where it is possible within the framework of the consolidation of peacebuilding process. Proposed activities are the following: 1. Reinforcing the existing monitoring mechanism (peace committees) for reinforcing community dialogue between IDPs and the host communities, in particular within the Mona - Gueya area, 2. Assistance to IDPs originated from PEHE area with specific needs to return in safety and dignity, 3.
This book is dedicated to the numerous staff members who served at the frontlines of IOM's ebola response as well as those in the supportive roles who contributed towards its success.
At the request of the Government of the United Kingdom, IOM implements the Tuberculosis (TB) Detection Programme for visa applicants who intend to stay in the UK for a period of 6 months or longer. The main purpose of the programme is to address public health concerns regarding the spread of infectious tuberculosis in the UK by preventing the entry of people suffering from active TB until they have been successfully treated, as well as to facilitate access to diagnostics and referrals for treatment in the migrants’ countries of origin.
IOM aims to strengthen the capacity of the Government of Cote d’Ivoire to conduct health migration management on its land-crossing borders with Liberia and Guinea. Stronger capacity will help prevent the spread of Ebola and other pandemics into Cote d’Ivoire and will improve cross-border collaboration and enhance regional preparedness. Activities: 1. Conduct a Health and Humanitarian Border Management Capacity Assessment along the borders with Liberia and Guinea; 2.
This project is aimed at assisting seven West African countries to initiate, provide technical assistance support to stakeholders and develop the following three new regional health and migration programmes.
Background: An increasing number of countries with low incidence of tuberculosis have pre-entry screening programmes for migrants. We present the fi rst estimates of the prevalence of and risk factors for tuberculosis in migrants from 15 high-incidence countries screened before entry to the UK.