Pillar 4: Humanitarian Assistance

of the Regional Strategy for the Stabilization, Recovery & Resilience of the Boko Haram- affected Areas of the Lake Chad Basin Region

What is it about?

The Humanitarian Assistance pillar is one of the nine pillars of the Regional Strategy. Humanitarian support and actors are essential to protect and respond to the needs of refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs). Humanitarian assistance for vulnerable people in inaccessible areas is key for stabilization efforts. 


The Humanitarian Assistance pillar has four strategic objectives

  1. Humanitarian Lifesaving Response: To assist affected populations have access to basic lifesaving assistance, including food and nonfood items, clean water, health and sanitation support regardless of their respective areas of settlement
  2. Voluntary, Safe and Dignified Return and Resettlement: To ensure that displaced persons are supported in returning to their communities of origin based on the principles of voluntary, safe and dignified return
  3. Protection: To ensure effective and full implementation of the Abuja Action Statement of 2016 on protection
  4. Psychosocial Support and Social Cohesion: To provide affected populations access to quality psychosocial counseling services, and to actively participate in community cohesion and trust building interventions

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