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Newsletter #2 Avalanche in Mocoa (see more...)

Days of care Integral to families victims of the displacement and vulnerable in Putumayo

Events 07/02/2017
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Integrated Humanitarian Assistance - BPRM XI

In the framework of the project of comprehensive humanitarian assistance to victims of forced displacement in the Department of Putumayo, Mercy Corps and the Corporation childhood and development (CID), with funding from the Bureau of population, refugees and migration (BPRM) were the days of comprehensive care with families in the municipalities of Mocoa, Villagarzon, Puerto Guzman, Puerto Asis, Orito, Valle del Guamuez and San Miguel , 14 of December 22, 2016 and in the municipality of Puerto Leguizamo from January 19, 2017.

357 families, who received information about the project, public, private entities and organizations of civil society involved in this and its components participated in these sessions. For the first time, became the delivery of humanitarian relief in form of cash transfers. changing of the previous model of deliveries in kind. For this delivery is provided Additionally an orientation on the economy family and the use right of these resources.

Included with the effective participation of 48 officials and representatives of the 8 municipalities, highlighting the participation of delegates from the municipal authorities, the public prosecutor's Office, the points of attention to victims, ICBF, dinner, tables of effective participation of victims, the municipal councils and the Chamber of Commerce.

Mercy Corps continues to work hand in hand with government institutions and civil society to ensure the displaced, vulnerable population and victims integral access to their rights and socio-economic integration into the communities where they reside.