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    • As part of its humanitarian activities, the Action Malienne d'Intervention d'Urgence Social, GERA-Amiu-Hinè-so, will hand over sanitation kits to the school group Torokoro A, C. on Friday, 17 March 2023. This humanitarian gesture aims to make the learning environment more pleasant for the children. The donation comprises wheelbarrows, shovels, dustbins, rakes, brooms, liquid soaps, gloves, masks, and dabas. GERA-Amiu-Hinè-so works in various fields, including education, health, and sanitation. It is to help poor people while making the environment clean and healthy.
    • In the commune of Bamako, Gera-Amiu-Hinèso supports the schools of Fadjiguila, Dianguinébougou, and Zéguénèkorobougou. GERA and the Action Malienne d'Intervention d'Urgence want to help keep schools clean and healthy.


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    GERA - USA

    • Many underprivileged communities benefit from Global Emergency Response Action (GERA) assistance. Inflation and economic hardship are wreaking havoc on family and individual budgets, making it difficult for immigrant families and other low-income communities to buy food, gasoline, clothing, and school supplies for their children. GERA supports students from low-income backgrounds who may be struggling with self-esteem, mental health, or immediate needs. Twenty-five immigrant children from the African Family Health Organisation (AFAHO) received backpacks with school supplies from GERA. Our mission is to improve the lives of underprivileged children, and we are dedicated to doing so.
    • GERA assisted shelter residents in need. The homeless food program; GERA served lunch to 70 homeless men at Outley House, 1901 Woodland Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19142. Homeless single men aged 18 to 60 can find aid at Outley House. The program aims to assist formerly homeless people in becoming stable, self-sufficient, and employed.
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    GERA - Ethiopia

    • Since 2017, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has registered people who return to Ethiopia from Saudi Arabia and land at Bole Airport. IOM recorded 79,498 Ethiopians who came back in 2021. 40,000 Ethiopians returned in two weeks in June 2021. In 2022, over 100,000 Ethiopian migrants were expected to be deported to Ethiopia from Saudi Arabia. The government and other partners will provide humanitarian assistance and protection services to the returnees upon their arrival, but meeting the needs of the 100,000 returnees is not without challenges.
    • The government of Ethiopia is helping people who came back from Saudi Arabia by giving them medical care, food, shelter and help with their mental health. EPHI is present at the airport and shelters. GERA-Ethiopia supports returnees suffering from major depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), acute stress, generalized anxiety, survivors of ill-treatment, and dissociative and psychotic syndromes and needing immediate medical attention. GERA's humanitarian assistance and protection services are the organization's first of their kind. GERA also provides hygiene and sanitation kits, health promotion, and mental health support.
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    GERA - Uganda

    • Uganda prioritized GERA International's Logistics and Development branch throughout the crisis. The project's name (CRRA) was COVID-19 RECOVERY RESPONSE ACTION. New Hope Secondary School started a sexual and reproductive health intervention in 2021 to enhance menstruation hygiene for pregnant COVID-19 students.
    • Adolescent mothers attending New Hope School in 2021 will receive financial aid from GERA Uganda through CRRA to resume their studies. The CRRA's expanded emergency recovery projects will continue in 2022.
    • In partnership with WE International, GERA rehabilitates sexually abused and trafficked girls and young women. WE International trains Ugandan girls who were sexually abused during the COVID-19 pandemic. GERA Uganda supplied training materials to build the required skills.
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    • Global Emergency Response Action and Action Malienne d'Intervention d'Urgence Hineso (GERA-AMIU Hineso) worked with school directors to teach three Banconi Cape primary schools about education and sanitation for three days. The first school hygiene awareness campaign This program encourages students to take ownership of their schools and lives by promoting school hygiene. To educate children and educators about the importance of good hygiene and cleanliness. " With GERA-AMIU Hineso, the vulnerable layer is not left out. Our healthy youngsters thrive in a clean environment. Let's fight for clean schools.
    • At the opening of Garantigibougou's new City Hall, GERA-AMIU hinèso donated 20 feet of trees to raise awareness, help fight global warming, and keep the environment in good shape. The Garantiguibougou secondary civil status center opened on 31 August 2022.
    • Audiovisual information and awareness campaign. GERA International and AMIU Hineso on the program ORTM's Grin de Minuit and Channel 2's Bamako matin. "Insalubrity... especially in schools" was underlined during the broadcasts. This presentation on ORTM on 2 August 2022 and then on CHAINE 2 on 28 September 2022, GERA-AMIU Hineso took advantage of the strong reputation of the said television and radio channels and its remarkable audience to prospect by appealing to other clusters and especially to make the structure known across the nation.
    • Téssalite, Mali's northwestern region, received medical consultation and malnutrition screening. UNICEF, Gera-AmIU Hineso, and the Sahara Health Centre of Tessalite have helped diminish the phenomenon in Tessalite by screening, referring to approved centers, and following up. Gera-AMIU Hineso and Sahara Health organized this campaign at Tessalite Hospital on 28 October 2022.
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    GERA - Liberia

    Supporting vulnerable moms, the Global Emergency Response Action (GERA) mission in Liberia provided a variety of clothing items to the JAMES N DAVIS JR HOSPITAL's pediatrics and maternity services in the NEZOE COMMUNITY of Monrovia.



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    • Free surgery campaign for people with Clef lip and palate deformities in Northern Mali from 9 October to 23, 2021, in partnership with the NGO HORIZON VERT and THE GAO HOSPITAL.
    • Gynecological consultations for displaced women (ages 15 to 61 years) in GARANTIGUIBOUGOU in collaboration with the secondary Civil Status center of GARANTIGUIBOUGOU-BAMAKO, OCT 2021.
    • Day of participation at the Malian Forum of humanitarian actors' first edition- Bamako, Nov. 2021
    • In November 2021, in partnership with the NGO Horizon-Vert-SENOU, the activity of taking care of oral and dental consultation and donation of school kits, brushes, and toothpaste to the dominus students of IDRISSA Traore School in Senou, Bamako.
    • Handing over clothes to displaced children at the GARANTIGUIBOUGOU site in collaboration with the NGO HORIZON-VERT-BAMAKO, December 2021
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    • GERA UGANDA tried to solve the social problems caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic by meeting the following goals. To raise awareness of teenage mothers' sexual health rights to protect COVID-19-affected teenage mothers from stigma and abuses; and to promote menstrual hygiene among COVID-19-affected adolescent mothers.
    • GERA UGANDA targeted rural communities in the JinJa area with high rates of teenage mothers and girl child school dropouts, whose numbers had risen significantly due to the government's lockdown measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. GERA UGANDA implemented its programs through health camps to address sexual health issues.
    • The team began outreach activities for teenage mothers in rural communities surrounding Jinja City. The work in these communities was carried out in collaboration with ESLA UGANDA, an organization dedicated to re-educating adolescent mothers. The teenage outreach program will target 150 households with teenage mothers throughout 2021.
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    Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)


    Community mobilization for HIV/AIDS prevention in mining areas of Kasai; Project to assist and rehabilitate HIV/AIDS survivors in East Kasai through microfinance support; nutrition project in East Kasai's Tshilenge health zone.



    In 2021, Gera Burundi implemented a response plan for pandemic management and response. They are raising awareness of the importance of adhering to barrier measures. Healthcare professionals are being educated on managing COVID-19 and using a saturometer to measure vital parameters.

    Face shields and medications (ringer lactate and NaCl 0.9 percent) were distributed. This was done with the help of COPED, a non-profit group that runs more than 80 rural health centers.

    Gera Burundi provided Cerealis (a factory that produces flour for porridge) with a formula for fortified flour based on peanuts to combat food insecurity.



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    Since April 2020 in Kaya (the Centre North Region of Burkina Faso), the Association AIGSD has partnered with GERA to help vulnerable populations protect themselves from Coronavirus (COVID-19) exposure. Concern has been expressed (sensitization and training), especially by IDP populations and communities, about barriers and preventive measures regarding COVID-19. The most needed populations received donations of personal handwashing devices.

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    In June 2020, in Port-Bouet 2 Yopougon, Abidjan la cote d’Ivoire, GERA-CI made donations to the Port-Bouet 2 Yopougon medical facilities for the management of COVID–19. Our medical teams made the following up of patients with chronic disease more vulnerable to COVID–19. Also, we trained community Health Workers to sensitize households on the definition of cases, symptoms, and prevention measures for COVID–19.

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    In 2020, GERA DRC worked with the Ministry of Health at the level of two Health Zones, Kikimi, and Kingabwa, in Kinshasa as part of the response against Covid-19. Our activities included training and awareness on covid-19 preventive measures. These two health zones also benefited from the donations of equipment in hygiene materials.

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    • GERA – UGANDA initiated a COVID-19 emergency response outreach in the urban slum community of Masese -3 Village in Jinja City in April 2020 titled the: COVID-19 SOCIO-ECONOMIC RESPONSE PROJECT (CSERP). CSERP targeted socio-economic challenges faced by the most vulnerable groups of urban poor (women, children, people with HIV/AIDS, and people with disabilities) due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Food Relief Distribution: During April 2020, a GERA-UGANDA Volunteer staff undertook a food distribution exercise to support the most vulnerable families in Masese – 3 Village.
    • Psycho-Social Support Home Visits: After the easing of restrictions on movement by the Government GERA – UGANDA, volunteer staff commenced conducting home visits to families affected by gender violence, elderly persons, and women-headed households in the Masese – 3 slum community.
    • Gender-Based Violence Communication: GERA UGANDA developed gender-responsive messages to sensitize the target communities through community-based communication channels. This activity was undertaken through the Office of the Local Council Chairman 1 to establish community-based domestic and gender violence resolution mechanisms to address increases in COVID-19-related domestic violence cases.
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    In Burkinabe Faso, several healthcare facilities have been closed due to the ongoing armed conflict since 2018. The few existing ones have had a difficult time, and good maternity care is often not guaranteed due to poor infrastructure. Louda is located in the province of Samentenga, in the Northcentral region of Burkina Faso and the rural district of Boussouma. In May 2020, the GERA rehabilitated the Maternity and the pharmaceutical depot to ensure that women have ready access to health services for sexual and reproductive needs and remove the obstacles hindering access to adequate health care.


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