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Hawija city area-based assessment, October - November 2018


These assessments are conducted under the framework of the Community Resource Centre (CRC) initiative and of community centres (CCs) run by specific humanitarian organizations, whose aim is to coordinate humanitarian service delivery in areas of return in order to facilitate safe, voluntary, and sustainable socio-economic reintegration of returnees.

Key findings: 

• An overwhelming majority of households living in Hawija city (92%) had returned from displacement caused by the recent conflict.
• The top reason for IDPs not to return to Hawija city was not being able to obtain the required security clearance.
• Most households in Hawija city did not have sufficient income to meet their needs and many were relying on non-sustainable coping mechanisms.
• Residents of Hawija city faced significant issues with housing, land, and property, with the majority of households (54%) living in a damaged shelter.
• Fifteen per cent (15%) of school-aged children were not attending school, out of whom 66% were girls.
• Two of the three health centres were non-functional due to damage.

Assessment Report: 
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Assessment Questionnaire: 
Publicly Available
Assessment Data: 
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Assessment Date(s): 
01 Oct 2018 to 06 Feb 2019
Report completed
Population Type(s): 
Conflict affected population
Leading/Coordinating Organization(s): 
REACH Initiative
Norwegian Refugee Council
Save The Children
Handicap International / Humanity & Inclusion