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Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS): Emergency Initiative in Lebanon

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted December 9, 2020 from Brazil
Expired on December 20, 2020
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This Call for Proposals has the specific objective of supporting the vulnerable population and national institutions to cope with humanitarian, social and consequences of the explosions that occurred in Beirut on August 4, 2020. The initiative helps to respond to some immediate humanitarian needs and to start the recovery and reconstruction.

The direct beneficiaries must be the most vulnerable groups affected by the consequences of the explosion, including Lebanese nationals, Syrian and other refugees and migrant workers.

The project proposals presented within the Call for Proposals must include activities dedicated to the protection of the most vulnerable groups, such as minors, women, the elderly, people with disabilities or chronic diseases.

The project proposals must contain the data relating to the beneficiaries differentiated by gender, age, nationality and people with disabilities.

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The project proposals presented in the context of this Call for Proposals must include any, some or all activities in the priority areas:
a) Health sector;
b) Education Sector;
c) Protection sector;
d) Water and hygiene sector;
e) Economic recovery and infrastructure sector.

The activities must be carried out in the areas affected by the explosion, in particular in the municipality of Beirut, Bourj Hammoud and Jdaidet-El Matn-Baouchriyeh.

Applicant organizations must prove they are in possession of all the following requirements:
1) Registration of Law 125/2014, for the subjects non-profit organizations that are local and / or international non-profit entities;
2) Specific and proven experience in humanitarian aid interventions in Lebanon;
3) Be established and in compliance with the legislation in force in the country of membership and in compliance with the provisions for non-profit entities from same legislation.

Submission deadline: 21 December 2020 at 1:00 pm Beirut time.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Dec 18, 2020
Dec 18, 2020

Friendly reminders:
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Jill Langhus
Dec 11, 2020
Dec 11, 2020

Thanks, Ana.