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Cameroon : Needs assessment survey for economic rehabilitation and social cohesion far-north region for refugees, IDPs and host community’s populations, Feb. 2015

Subject/Objective: 

- Collect data on the humanitarian situation
- Collect data on GBV aspects and their impact on the life of the communities
- Identify the immediate social and economic skills available among the beneficiaries of the project
- Map out the needs of beneficiaries in the host communities and in the refugee site that will support their initiatives where women and girls can integrate their individual skills for profit making
- Identify on-going economic initiatives, analyse their relevance and identify the added value of UN Women and its potential niche of interventions.

Methodology: 

- Observation
- Sampling
- Individual interviews with women and girls and boys and men.
- Focus groups discussions with women and girls, men and boys.
- Meetings with partners involved in economic activities in the camp and surroundings
- Meetings with local and traditional governmental authorities that can support economic initiatives and discussions about the modalities of partnerships.

Key findings: 

- Demographics and social condition
- Economic activities, main skills and main needs
- Leadership and management and vulnerable groups
- Social cohesion and social outlook.

Assessment Questionnaire: 
Publicly Available
Assessment Data: 
Publicly Available
Operations(s)/Webspace(s): 
Assessment Date(s): 
19 Feb 2015 to 26 Feb 2015
Status: 
Report completed
Unit(s) of Measurement: 
Community
Population Type(s): 
IDPs
Cluster(s)/Sector(s): 
Leading/Coordinating Organization(s): 
United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women
Location(s): 
Extrême-Nord