INTERSOS has been active in Mauritania since 2009. Currently our focus is on providing assistance to Malian refugees in the Mberra camps and host communities in the villages of the Bassikounou district, with protection activities for women and children at risk of violence or abuse, construction and management of schools and children’s centres and community services. Our projects are based on a community approach, according to which the refugee community is involved as much as possible in the various aspects of life in the camp. This includes the planning, implementation and management of assistance activities. In schools and children’s centres, the teachers, parents and volunteers are involved in the management and the activities. In the Senegal River valley, INTERSOS has also implemented a project to facilitate land access for farmers and herders organized in local cooperatives.
CHILDREN SERVED BY THE SCHOOL CANTEEN (2016)
UNACCOMPAINED MINORS ASSISTED (2016)
RECEPTION SPACES FOR CHILDREN (2016)
PERSONS ASSISTED WITH LEGAL OR PSYCHOSOCIAL SUPPORT SERVICES (2016)
REHABILITATED CLASSROOMS (2016)
MINORS WITH ACCESS TO QUALITY PRIMARY EDUCATION (2016)
TOTAL ASSISTED PERSONS (2016)
NUMBER OF PROJECTS (2016)
Mauritania is one of the poorest countries in the world. Its territory is almost completely deserted, with an ethnically diverse population with strong contrasts and social disparities. Of its 3.8 million inhabitants, more than 450,000 people are in need of humanitarian aid.
The conflict that began in Mali in 2012 forced millions of people to seek shelter in neighbouring countries, including Mauritania. More than 52,000 people crossed the border to find protection from the Malian conflict and poured into the Mberra camp in southwestern Mauritania, where INTERSOS is focusing its intervention. The likelihood of exposure to drought risks remains high throughout the country and is linked to socioeconomic factors such as the development and fair access to basic social services.
No Results Found
The page you requested could not be found. Try refining your search, or use the navigation above to locate the post.