ACT Alliance Preliminary Appeal: Eastern DRC Conflict & Displacement

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Preliminary Appeal

Democratic Republic of Congo

Eastern DRC Conflict & Displacement - COD141
Preliminary Appeal Target: US$  1,051,998
Balance Requested: US$ 1,051,998

Geneva, 28 February 2014

Conflict in DRC has continued to cause suffering and displacement with the most recent clashes between DRC Regular Forces and Ugandan ADF NALU rebels in Beni area in North Kivu Province.

There was also an armed clash in December 25, 2013 in Kamango town between ADF Nalu and FARDC that resulted to killings and destruction of households.

The new wave of population movement includes IDPs, those fleeing to Uganda and those returning from Rwanda after last year’s fighting.

The ACT forum in DRC is planning to provide assistance to vulnerable households affected by population movement by implementing the different project components including:  food security, wash, nutrition, children social reinsertion in the community, Psycho-Social support to internally displaced people, returnees as well as host families.  This will be undertaken in close cooperation with the local authorities in harmony with the CLUSTER mechanisms.

The full appeal will be issued after a detailed assessment and after funding pledges are received from ACT Alliance.

PRIORITY NEEDS: food security, wash, nutrition, children social reinsertion in the community, Psycho-Social support.

For the detailed appeal document, please click here.


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