EU Regional Trust Fund in response to the Syrian crisis

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EU Regional Trust Fund in
Response to the Syrian Crisis
Introduction
The Trust Fund at a Glance
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Since its establishment in December 2014, an increasing share of the EU's support for Syrian refugees and Syria's neighbouring countries is provided through the EU Regional Trust Fund.
  • Flexibility through regional scale

    Enabling multi-country as well as local synergies.

  • Bridging

    The humanitarian-development nexus with quick-impact as well as multi-year programmes.

  • Strategic partnerships

    With donors, host countries, and implementing partners through inclusive governance in the Board and multi-partner actions.

  • Adaptable

    Capable to respond timely to shifting needs and new developments in the region.

  • Critical mass and efficiency

    Maximising impact through pooling of funds from across the EU budget & donors, large programmes and low transaction cost (less  than 1%).

  • Forward planning

    Potential post-crisis funding tool in support of voluntary return & recovery.

Sectors
Impact
Our Impact: Voices from the ground
A New Beginning

Shakhwan, 32, lives in the village of Zilkan, in Erbil Governorate. He was a member of the Peshmerga, the military forces of the Kurdistan region of Iraq who defeated Daesh in 2017. After a car accident, he lost the use of his legs and became disabled.

“When the accident happened, my financial situation worsened considerably. I stayed bedridden for three years. I became a burden to the others, especially to my wife. I lost hope for life,” he explains.

Shakhwan got support from the Trust Fund supported Qudra project. He was offered two cows and built a shed for his...

News
In the news
News Article
Wed, 11/14/2018

 

Thousands of Syrians who have missed out on years of vital learning are being helped back into education in Lebanon and Jordan

News Article
Thu, 10/25/2018

 

أعلنت مجموعة منظمات "العودة إلى طريق الدراسة" في بيان، أنها افتتحت "19 مركزا تعليميا ومجتمعيا في مختلف أنحاء لبنان، بتمويل من مدد - الصندوق الائتماني الأوروبي - ردا من الاتحاد الأوروبي على الأزمة السورية. ويسمح المشروع لـ 18,682 لاجئاً وولداً من الفئات المهمشة بالالتحاق بالمدرسة في لبنان والأردن".

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