What the Project is About


RE-INTEG is a multi-stakeholders project that focuses on innovative, durable solutions for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and returnees in Mogadishu, through enhanced governance, employment opportunities and access to basic and protective services. UNDP works in partnership with the Banadir Regional Administration, UN-Habitat, the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), Somali Innovation and Development Organisation (SIDO), Cooperazione e Sviluppo (CESVI), and Somali Women’s Development Centre (SWDC) to deliver the activities of the project.

Expected Outputs

Activity 1: Establishing a taskforce on urban durable solutions in conjunction with UN-Habitat, UNHCR  and Banadir Regional Administration,  which will:

  • Draft a durable solutions strategy for internal displacement
  • Provide training, legal assistance and housing services to internally displaced persons
  • Become a space for dialogue and participation among stakeholders and people who are internally displaced

Activity 2: Employment Generation

  • “Cash for work” initiatives to employ intenally displaced persons in the upgrading of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) infrastructure and the provision of solar energy facilities
  • Vocational training of internally displaced persons in areas such as energy, construction, and communications

Activity 3: Entrepreneurship

  • Providing social entreprise training to people who have become internally displaced
  • Creation of a social entreprises incubator offering mentoring, financial support and other services to local enterprises and startups

Donor Resources

  RE-INTEG (2017-2020) – UNDP COMPONENT     
Total amount USD 4.8M  
Sources of funding: European Union through UN-Habitat  

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