Project profile — Somalia - Support for People Affected by Drought and Conflict - World Vision 2017-2018

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Somalia - Support for People Affected by Drought and Conflict - World Vision 2017-2018 - Overview
World Vision Canada (CA-CRA_ACR-3119304855)
2017-04-07 - 2019-03-31
Country / region • Somalia (100.00%)
Sector • Emergency Response
Material relief assistance and services (72010) (100.00%)
Policy marker • Gender equality (significant objective)
• Youth Issues (not targeted)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Participatory development and good governance (not targeted)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Children's issues (not targeted)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
Description and results


March 2017 – Acute humanitarian needs remain high in Somalia due to ongoing conflict and insecurity, displacement, poor basic services, food insecurity, malnutrition, and climatic variability. In recent months, Al Shabaab has regained control of several towns in south and central Somalia, leading to new displacement and concerns over humanitarian access in these areas. More than six million people, including more than one million internally displaced persons, require humanitarian assistance. Several seasons of severe drought have led to the very real fear that the country could slide into famine in 2017. With GAC’s support, World Vision is providing health and nutrition, water and sanitation, and protection support to an estimated 140,000 people affected by drought and conflict, including internally displaced persons, returnees, and host community members. Project activities are focused in and around Baidoa, Bay Region, Somalia.

Expected results

The expected outcomes for this project include: (1) improved access to healthcare and nutritional support; (2) improved access to safe water and sanitation; and (3) improved access to protection services amongst drought-affected internally displaced person, returnee, and host community households. The expected ultimate outcome is lives saved, suffering alleviated and human dignity maintained in countries experiencing humanitarian crises or that are food insecure.



Original budget $1,700,000
Planned Disbursement $0
Transaction Date Type Value
16-04-2018 Disbursement $1,700,000
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