Adoption date 01/01/2019

CRRF: Inclusive Urban Development and Mobility

This project aims to help counties in the Horn of Africa address the dual challenge of the rising number of displaced people being hosted in urban areas (urban displacement) and wider urbanisation. It will focus on regional dialogue and fostering peer networks and knowledge exchange on the challenges and opportunities relating to urban displacement in the context of urbanisation. As part of this project, two pilot actions will provide direct support to urban areas, with severely stressed or pre-existing low coverage of basic services and a high concentration of refugees.

Main objectives

The overall objective is to increase the safety and well-being of displaced populations and their host communities living in urban or peri-urban settings and reduce inequalities between these groups.

The specific objectives are

1. Strengthened inclusion and participation of displaced persons in the economic and social life in urban settings across the region.
2. Improved livelihoods and greater access to quality basic services for refugees and host population in selected urban settings.

EUTF contribution

  • EUR 8 200 000

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This action in numbers

853
2.7 Number of people reached by sensitisation campaigns on resilience-building practices and basic rights
2 160
2.9 Number of people having improved access to basic social benefits (services and transfers)
100
1.3 Number of people assisted to develop income generating activities (IGAs)
139
1.4 Number of people benefitting from professional trainings (TVET) and/or skills development
50
2.1 bis Number of social infrastructures built and/or rehabilitated
59
3.7 Number of individuals trained on migration management and protection
1
2.1 Number of local development plans directly supported
66
2.8 Number of staff from local authorities and basic service providers benefitting from capacity building to strengthen service delivery
3
5.3 Number of field studies, surveys and other research conducted
820
6.2 Number of people directly benefitting from COVID-19 emergency response activities
16
6.3 Number of entities benefitting from COVID-19 emergency response activities
1
4.6 Number of strategies, laws, policies and plans developed and / or directly supported
503
6.1 Number of COVID-19 pandemic-related supplies provided and/or distributed
1
5.1 Number of multi-stakeholder groups and learning mechanisms formed and regularly gathering
52
4.2 Number of staff from governmental institutions, internal security forces and relevant non-state actors trained on governance, conflict prevention and human rights
2
5.4 Number of regional cooperation initiatives created, launched or supported
386
4.3 Number of people participating in conflict prevention and human rights activities