Project profile — Strengthening Resilience in Cox's Bazar

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Strengthening Resilience in Cox's Bazar - Overview
IOM – International Organization for Migration (47066)
2018-03-29 - 2020-03-30
Country / region • Bangladesh (100.00%)
Sector • Government And Civil Society, General
Ending violence against women and girls (15180) (70.00%)
• Other Social Infrastructure And Services
Social protection and welfare services policy, planning and administration (16011) (15.00%)
• Other Social Infrastructure And Services
Multi-sector aid for basic social services (16050) (15.00%)
Policy marker • Children's issues (significant objective)
• Participatory development and good governance (significant objective)
• Gender equality (significant objective)
• Youth Issues (significant objective)
• Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (RMNCH) (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
Description and results


This project aims to strengthen the resilience of the host communities in the Cox’s Bazar district, benefiting approximately 116,000 people, the majority women and girls. Project activities include: (1) maintaining health infrastructure in target facilities; (2) enhancing community outreach and engaging target groups to use sexual reproductive health and primary health care facilities; (3) creating and enhancing women-friendly spaces for survivors of gender-based violence; (4) creating and enhancing child-friendly spaces; (5) setting up adolescent clubs; (6) creating learning centers; (7) training teachers; and(8) building the capacity of local organizations.

Expected results

The expected outcomes for this project include: (1) improved provision and usage of sexual and reproductive health services; (2) scaled up protection services and coping mechanisms for vulnerable women and girls; (3) improved access of children, girls and boys, including adolescents to safe, and protective learning environments; (4) improved access of out-of-school children aged 4-14 years to developmentally appropriate learning; (5) improved management of education by local education officers; and (6) improved compliance of local non-governmental organizations and government programming with international standards.



Original budget $0
Planned Disbursement $0
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