FOOD-NUTRITION RESILIENCE AND IDENTIFICATION OF KEY CHALLENGES AND PREPARATION FOR EARLY WARNING SYSTEM INDICATORS-
TARGET AND INTEGRATION OF CLIMATE-SMART TRAINING & LIVELIHOOD ACTIVITIES.
The project objective is to increase the access to food and well-being to most vulnerable households in the crisis affected areas as well as to expand the mandate of the food security objectives. The situation with the Pregnant and Lactating Women (PLW) is worse, The practice of exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months, initiation of breastfeeding within one hour of birth, continued breastfeeding at two years of age, consumption of iron-rich food and dietary diversity is low in the affected population; exclusive breastfeeding in Borno is at 12 percent mothers provided pre-lacteal feeds to young infants during the first 3 days after delivery. Most HH consumes less than 3 meals a day with adults eating fewer times than children. The population movement has been attributed to poor living conditions, improved security, and influxes from villages to towns due to continuing military actions and attacks by Boko Haram, the priority needs of refugee returnees and the IDPs remain shelter, health and nutrition services, provision of food and access to sanitationThe following community localities: Jere-Dusuman /Konduga (Dalori/Wanori, Kukawa-Kukawa / Kala/Balge-Kala, Rann A / Maiduguri MMC, main source of income for poor HH is casual labor and the reduced work rates due to lack of alternative livelihood options.
POPULATION IN PHASE 3 TO 5:
Populations in phase 3-5 as classified in the Cadre Harmonise (CH) projected 2018.
Providing assistance and coherence in identifying challenges on the right to food and livelihood support; and ensure that lives are saved and human suffering is reduced through provision of food assistance and livelihood to meet emergency food needs of food insecure population, of the targeted beneficiaries, in order to ensure immediate access to food and subsequently to livelihood development for the most vulnerable populations.
Target beneficiary households will be supported with livelihood and provided with Food Assistance by:
1. increasing the number of people receiving food assistance through in-kind food/cash-based transfers/vouchers.
2. increasing the number of people supported with agro-based production inputs.
3. increasing the number of people supported through activities to recover, restore and protect livelihoods.
4. increasing the number of farmers trained in agriculture production techniques, methods and practices
Needs, Activities & Output description
The food insecure and livelihood of the targeted communities is categorized in two, the host community and the IDPs, using the results from the current Cadre Harmonise Analysis of (October – December, 2017) and Projected for (June – August 2018), the statistics of the targeted IIMGC’s areas of focus for the most vulnerable population in phase 3 to 5.
These populations are food insecure and have limited access to livelihood. Other obstacles these population experience on daily basis includes livelihood and coping strategies opportunities, multiple displacements, lack of means of legal identification required for movement, and for employment. Men and women are being raped, kidnapped or killed while fetching firewood or forced to leave their lands and livestock as well as loss of properties etc. They lack basic skills that will translate to income-generating and other livelihood opportunities necessary for effective recovery, return and reintegration (especially affecting women and youth). Settlements are scattered within the locality which poses a further challenge for
WHY IIMGC CARE?