Global Communities is working with Syrian refugees and vulnerable Turkish community members in target districts in southern Turkey to address immediate shelter needs while building livelihoods capacities, linking to income generating opportunities and promoting social cohesion.
Improving Safety, Security and Social Cohesion in Southern Turkey
With funding from the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration, Global Communities and our local partners are implementing the 24-month Cohesion and Livelihoods Opportunities through Shelter Empowerment (CLOSE) program to improve the safety, security and dignity of 1,400 Syrian refugees and vulnerable Turkish families in southern Turkey. The CLOSE program focuses on supporting shelter improvements, building livelihoods capacities, linking individuals to income-generating opportunities and strengthening relationships among Syrian refugees and host community members. Specifically, CLOSE weaves together cash for shelter, cash for rent, livelihood skills development and social cohesion activities that jointly engage Turkish citizens and Syrian refugees.
Our Work in Turkey
Advancing Job Training and Market Linkages for Sustainable Livelihoods
Preventing, Mitigating and Responding to Exploitation and Harm
Innovations to Lay the Foundation for Long-Term Recovery
Urgent Delivery of Lifesaving Services
Meeting Human Needs in Conflict, Crisis and Disaster
Through the Enhancing Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) program, USAID Ghana is helping to increase access to sustainable and affordable sanitation in six regions of Northern Ghana by addressing the barriers for a poor-inclusive rural sanitation market.
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