Conduct Assessment on the Needs of Urban Refugee Children and Identify the Right Sectors for Referral.

Game Changers Consulting PLC in collaboration with Ethiopian Centre for Development (ECD) has been conducted an assessment on the needs of urban refugee children and identify the right sectors for referral across project target locations in Addis Ababa with the aim to establish and strengthen child protection referral pathways for refugee children in Addis Ababa. Furthermore, the assessment findings will provide a basis for delineating referral pathways for migrant and refugee children in Addis Ababa across key locations where the majority of these children are residing or transiting and aid in the future programmatic decisions of the project implementer (ECD).

In line with this, the assessment contains the following interlinked analyses:

Ethiopian Centre for Development (ECD) is implementing a 5 years project entitled “DANIDA Urban Refugee Project in Addis Ababa” which started in October 2022. The project aims to ensure that the most vulnerable urban refugees in Addis Ababa have their critical needs met, resilience build and grow up in safe communities to resist the continuous shocks of conflict, displacement, and climate change. The project is financed by the Plan International Ethiopia (PIE) and being implemented in Addis Ababa City Administration of three sub-cities: Yeka, Bole and Nifaselk Lafto Sub-Cities. As a part of its project design, ECD has commissioned to conduct assessment on the needs of urban refugee children and identify the right sectors for referral across project target locations in Addis Ababa with the aim to establish and strengthen child protection referral pathways for refugee children in Addis Ababa.