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Project ID:00078254Description:PBF/IRF-34 Somalia: Urban Soli
Peacebuilding Fund
Start Date *: 19 Apr 2011
PBF Immediate Response
End Date*: 30 Nov 2012
Country: Somalia Project Status: Financially Closed
  Participating Organization:   UNHCR - UN High Commissioner for Refug

Project Description:

One sentence identifying issue/problem tackled and peacebuilding or peace consolidation process addressed Solid waste management in Galkayo town (north and south) poses a major health hazard and the local authorities need support to dispose of the garbage and solid waste. IDP women are engaged in door-to-door garbage collection as their main livelihood, forming an integral and indivisible part of the solid waste management system.


PBF Priority Area(s) and Outcomes:

Priority Area 3: Promote co-existence & peaceful conflict resolution;

Outcome: women are empowered to overcome specific post-conflict hardship;


Priority 4: rebuild essential infrastructure;

Outcome: Essential functions of government institutions built to assume their basic service delivery duties effectively


Outputs and Key Activities:

Outputs: Development of a viable and sustainable solid waste management system for Galkayo (north and south) through support to local municipalities and by supporting the IDP women currently engaged in garbage collection, creating a sanitary environment and promoting social cohesion.


Key activities: construction of landfill sites, creation of garbage collection points, formation of community-based organizations of IDP women, with provision of carts and other equipment to IDP women. Paragraph outlining essential details of the programme/project

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