Essay on The Effects Of Donor Fatigue On The Refugee Camp

765 Words Apr 9th, 2016 4 Pages
Years of internal conflict, natural disasters, as well as economic and social crisis has driven numerous people out of their homes in CARMO, resulting in large numbers of internally displaced persons and refugees in other countries. In response, the neighboring country Eretub has allowed for the establishment of the Agihiv refugee camp, with an estimated population of 275,000 refugees. The camp has been separated into three smaller settlements: Camps A, B and C. Humanitarian efforts are lead by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), with additional assistance provided by national and international aid agencies. Unfortunately, lack of funds attributed to donor fatigue has negatively impacted the refugee camp. Accordingly, Save’em ALL (SEA) will implement various programs regarding water, sanitation, shelter, food and nutrition, health and livelihood, to improve conditions in the Camp C. The aim of SEA’s interventions is to safeguard the health, safety and well-being of CARMO refugees.
Program Proposal & Objectives
Within the Agihiv refugee camp, there have been reports of infectious disease outbreaks, poor sanitation and violence. Infectious diseases such as measles, diarrhea, acute respiratory infections, and skin and eye infections are common at the camp. A recent cholera outbreak has resulted in the establishment of cholera treatment centers. With respect to environmental sanitation, the camp is littered with waste and garbage. Due to…

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