Bamenda is a densely populated and conflict-prone area and a host to more than 25000 IDPs, and pre-existing vulnerabilities that are likely to be exacerbated by the pandemic. IDPs and vulnerable families may not be able to feed and provide basic needs for their children and families in the coming weeks. Within this context SUDAHSER is implementing a project with objective to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and mitigate the socio-economic impact for vulnerable and conflict affected communities
With the outbreak of the coronavirus, IDPs and families who are already vulnerable in the NW region due to on-going crises in are particularly at risk. Bamenda is a densely populated and conflict-prone area and a host to more than 25000 IDPs, and pre-existing vulnerabilities that are likely to be exacerbated by the pandemic. IDPs and vulnerable families may not be able to stay safe and feed themselves and provide for their basic needs
Setting-up 50 hand washing stations for improved sanitation to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in densely populated urban areas; Supporting 50 vulnerable households of conflict affected communities with food and non food items. Create and trained an inclusive local authority platform made up of 30 community leaders to counter rumor and political manipulation of the crisis.
Upon implementation the project will slowdown or stop the spread of COVID-19; project will promote sanitation for effective prevention of covid-19; project will also help to mitigate the socio-economic impact of COVID-19 in affected communities