Project Number:  K-ETH-2017-4055

Project TimeframeOne Year (August 15, 2017 to July 31, 2018)

Funding Organization: Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe (DKH)

Location of the project: Afar region, Aysaita and Berhale Refugee camps

PROJECT STATEMENT

Through the proposed interventions in the project entitled “Enhanced Resilience of Eritrean Refugees in Aysaita and Berhale Camps, Ethiopia”, humanitarian response employed and risk reduction will be addressed by improving the food and nutrition status of the target refugee households. 400 new households, together with an expected up to 50% of 400 previously supported will be trained in vegetable growing using the Multi-Storey Gardening (MSG) approach as well as enable the new beneficiaries to practice gardening on small plots of land. Specifically, the 400 HHs will be supported in production and sale of extra vegetables. Additionally, 30 unemployed youth will be trained on briquette-making as a business to create and provide clean cooking fuel to both refugees and host communities. The briquettes will be manufactured from branches of the Prosopis Juliflora tree. The tree is an invasive species which grows extensively in the area and has spread to cover most of the land, including arable areas. The tree will be managed through pruning of the branches to produce the briquettes in a sustainable manner.

Project Number:  K-ETH-2017-4055

Project Timeframe: One Year (August 15, 2017 to July 31, 2018)

Funding Organization: Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe (DKH)

Location of the project: Afar region, Aysaita and Berhale Refugee camps

PROJECT STATEMENT

Through the proposed interventions in the project entitled “Enhanced Resilience of Eritrean Refugees in Aysaita and Berhale Camps, Ethiopia”, humanitarian response employed and risk reduction will be addressed by improving the food and nutrition status of the target refugee households. 400 new households, together with an expected up to 50% of 400 previously supported will be trained in vegetable growing using the Multi-Storey Gardening (MSG) approach as well as enable the new beneficiaries to practice gardening on small plots of land. Specifically, the 400 HHs will be supported in production and sale of extra vegetables. Additionally, 30 unemployed youth will be trained on briquette-making as a business to create and provide clean cooking fuel to both refugees and host communities. The briquettes will be manufactured from branches of the Prosopis Juliflora tree. The tree is an invasive species which grows extensively in the area and has spread to cover most of the land, including arable areas. The tree will be managed through pruning of the branches to produce the briquettes in a sustainable manner.

 

 

PPG(s): 1ETHK: Refugees and Asylum Seekers from Eritrea in Ethiopia.

Goal(s): Protection and Mixed Solutions

Cost Centre(s): 12073: Ethiopia, Samara

Partner Code: 1073055 – Organization for Sustainable Development

Project Period: 01/01/2018 – 31/12/2018

PROJECT STATEMENT

This project seeks to rehabilitate and protect refugees` impacted environment in Aysayta and Barahle camps. Moreover, the project scales-up access to safe and sustainable energy services for domestic cooking through briquette distribution, creating access to communal kitchen and ethanol distribution

Project Timeframe: One Year (August 01, 2018 to July 31, 2019)

Funding Organization: World Food Programme

Location of the project: Afar region, Aysaita and Berhale Refugee camps

PROJECT STATEMENT

The relived programme will contribute to WFP Strategic Results Relief and Refugees Access to Food and Social Protection Safety Nets. To increase the employment opportunities, employability skills, income-generation or food production opportunities of the targeted refugees and host communities so that they become food secure, more self-reliant and less dependent on donor assistance in Aysaita and Berhale Camps. The programme will seek to increase the capacity of households and individuals to provide for themselves by protecting and or enhancing their income, skills and assets in ways that support their priorities and goals. The intervention will seek to foster local integration of refugees through joint activities that target both vulnerable refugee households and host community through training, re-skilling and skills development. The intervention will increase the capacity of refugees and host families, providing them job opportunities to reduce poverty and increase self-reliance. The goal of the proposed youth empowerment component is that youth, aged 15-24, are empowered to bring about positive change and social cohesion in their communities, and build employability skills.

1. A project entitled Energy, Environmental Protection and rehabilitation to Eritrean Afar Refugees and asylum seekers supported by UNHCR implemented in 2017. More than 20,000 trees planted in Aysaaita and Berhale refugee camps and more than 80,000 previously planted trees cared by OSD team. More than 23,158 people befitted from the project beside micro climate change in the area. More than 1,300 refugees receive solar lantern during this project period.

2. A project entitled Enhanced Resilience of Refugees in Aysaita and Berhale supported by DKH implemented in 2017\18. 630 vulnerable HHs addressed directly beside 3150 indirect beneficiaries from the refugee camps and host communities through vegetable and briquette production and sale. The project was a nine months’ project with great contribution in promoting people resilience for shocks through income generation beside diversifying availability different vegetables for food.

1. A project entitled Environmental Protection and Rehabilitation to Eritrean Afar Refugees and asylum seekers supported by UNHCR has been implemented. More than 20,000 trees planted in Aysaaita and Berhale refugee camps and more than 60,000 previously planted trees cared by OSD team. More than 18,422 people befitted from the project beside micro climate change in the area.

2. A project on Refugees’ Livelihood Improvement in Aysaita and Berhale implemented with support of Wold Food Program (WFP) in 2016\17. The project was a 6 months’ project which has been befitted 300 HHs from Ayssaita and Berhale refugee camp through vegetable production and creating opportunity to income generating activities.

3. There were two on spot Relief programs implemented with the support of Turkish cooperation and coordination agency (TIKA ) in 2016. The first one was food aid which directly addressed 500 HHs beneficiaries (2500 individuals a total) to host and refugee communities in Ayssaita and the second one was an in-kind support of hospital equipment to Ayssaita woreda Hospital.

1. A project entitled Environmental Protection and Rehabilitation to Eritrean Afar Refugees and asylum seekers supported by UNHCR has been implemented. More than 20,000 trees planted in Aysaaita and Berhale refugee camps and more than 40,000 previously planted trees cared by OSD team. More than 16,083 people befitted from the project beside micro climate change in the area.

2. A project on Refugees’ Livelihood Improvement in Aysaita and Berhale implemented with support of Wold Food Program (WFP). The project was a 6 months’ project which has been befitted 500 HHs (more than 2500 people) from Ayssaita refugee camp.

3. A project on Refugees’ Livelihood Improvement in Aysaita and Berhale implemented with support of Diakonie (DKH). The project was a 6 months’ project which has been befitted 400 Female HHHs directly and more than 2000 individuals indirectly.

4. Relief program implemented with the support of Turkish cooperation and coordination agency (TIKA) in 2015. 400 Vulnerable HHs (2000 individuals) from Ayssaita host and refugee communities received food aids in 2015.

4. A project entitled Enhancing Green Job and Conservation of Lake Ashenge for Sustainable Environment implemented in Tigray Region, Ofla district with the support of France Embassy. The project benefited directly 150 cooperative members and 10,357 individuals indirectly. One fourth of the lake conserved very well and recreation centres were constructed.

5. Hand Dug Well constructed with the support of Turkish cooperation and coordination agency (TIKA ) in Tigray region, Ofla District. The project benefited 216 HHs in the district by crating access to clean water.

1. A project entitled Environmental Protection and Rehabilitation to Eritrean Afar Refugees and asylum seekers supported by UNHCR has been implemented. More than 20,000 trees planted in Aysaaita and Berhale refugee camps. More than 12,000 people befitted from the project beside micro climate change in the area.
2. A project on Refugees’ Livelihood Improvement through Green Job, in Aysaita and Berhale refugee camps implemented with support of Wold Food Program (WFP). The project was a 5 months’ project which has been befitted 210 HHs (more than 2,000 people) from Ayssaita and Berhale refugee camp through vegetable production and creating access to income generating activities.

1. A project on Strengthening Solidarity Between Basic Service Providers and Service Users implemented with support of world bank through Pro Development Network (PDN). The project implemented in Tigray Region, Raya Azebo and Ofla districts and befitted 4,890 People directly while 304,275 people befitted indirectly.