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Improving access displaced children
from the Bambari Sub-Prefecture


Education and protection

Education and protection


Fonds Humanitaire

Humanitarian Fund



FROM 06/01/2019 TO 12/31/2019




TGH has been working in the Ouaka Prefecture in the Emergency Education and Water, Hygiene and Sanitation (WASH) sectors since 2014. The NGO has an excellent understanding and experience of the intervention areas and provides a response adapted to the target beneficiaries. TGH continues to support the formal school system to enable newly displaced, long-term camp resident or returned children to have access to educational opportunities in healthy and protective spaces. This helps improve teaching and learning conditions (rehabilitation of schools, construction of school furniture, etc.), but also to strengthen the quality of the educational environment (distribution of school kits, training of teaching staff, awareness campaign, etc.). Finally, an emergency education contingency stock is being set up, including the installation of “ETAPEs” (Temporary Learning and Child Protection Spaces), which provide an immediate response to the specific needs of displaced children.

This programme targets displaced children in Bambari as well as in Séko and Tagbara. It is part of the first strategic axis of standard allocation 1, which aims to respond directly to the most acute needs from a sectoral and intersectoral point of view according to the mapping of severity zones 3, 4 and 5 defined in the "HNO light".

Massive arrivals in Bambari and in IDP camps intensified in late 2018, and the deterioration of the security situation in the Ouaka Prefecture (including clashes on the Ippy-Bambari axis during 2018) contributes to the risk of further population movements.

Thus, the objective of this programme is to meet immediate needs and improve the school environment in Bambari, Séko and Tagbara, in order to welcome displaced children arriving on the city's sites, providing them with a formal learning environment and adequate infrastructure for studying. This intervention with the reception facilities for displaced children in Bambari, in Séko and in Tagbara will also enable TGH to participate in the response to the third strategic axis of the standard allocation, namely the importance of complementarity and continuity of the funds allocated, in order to avoid any interruption in programming and to capitalise on the joint work done by the Humanitarian Fund. Indeed, this action is in line with those carried out by TGH, particularly in Séko and Tagbara, where the NGO, the only education actor present in the area, has built two “ETAPEs” to welcome displaced children following the May crisis. These Temporary Learning and Child Protection Spaces offer psychosocial activities that TGH wishes to maintain. Finally, thanks to the building of an emergency education contingency stock, the programme also aims to set up a response capacity for critical emergencies in the event of new mass arrivals. This stock will provide immediate assistance to displaced persons.

Thanks to its long-standing presence in the area, TGH has been able to develop expertise and knowledge of the region while respecting the fundamental principles of "Do no harm" (non-discrimination towards beneficiaries, neutrality, etc.) and accountability to the affected populations.