Objectifs du programme

To increase the resilience and social inclusion of families of children with complex disabilities; to strengthen capacity development interventions accompanying the cash transfer programme aimed at sustaining and strengthening the social protection system which existed before the conflict

Références
UNICEF. 2017. Resilience development for the most vulnerable children in Syria: promoting cash transfers and social protection integrated services. Damascus: United Nations Children’s Fund Syria. Internal archives
Pays
Previous programme name (if any)
 
Date de début
2016
Références
UNICEF Syria. 2017. Personal communication.
Composantes du programme
Cash transfers to families of eligible children; provision of case management support through the involvement of trained social workers (hired through NGOs, in coordination with Departments of Social Affairs and Labour)
Références
UNICEF. 2017. Resilience development for the most vulnerable children in Syria: promoting cash transfers and social protection integrated services. Damascus: United Nations Children’s Fund Syria. Internal archives.
Conditionalities (if any)
 
Contribution type and amount
 
Méthodes de ciblage
Categorical Targeting
Geographical Targeting
Références
Categorical: children with complex disabilities, verified through presentation of medical certificates (no functional assessment is implemented currently) Geographical: in selected governorates, related to a combination of factors, including identified vulnerabilities in the early livelihood and recovery sector; high percentage of displaced people; relatively stable operating environment; interest of local counterparts; and assessed presence of NGOs that could be involved as implementing partners Reference: UNICEF. 2017. Resilience development for the most vulnerable children in Syria: promoting cash transfers and social protection integrated services. Damascus: United Nations Children’s Fund Syria. Internal archives.
Régions ciblées
Selected governorates: Aleppo, Lattakia; expansion planned in Tartous and rural Damascus
Références
UNICEF Syria. 2017. Personal communication
Groupes cibles
Children with complex disabilities (cerebral palsy; paraplegia; quadriplegia; Down syndrome; autism; profound, severe or moderate ‘mental retardation’)
Références
UNICEF Syria. 2017. Personal communication
Critère d'éligibilité
Specific types of disabilities (as per medical certificate); aged 0–17 years
Eligibility reassessment (if any)
 
Type de bénéfices
Cash
Références
UNICEF. 2017. Resilience development for the most vulnerable children in Syria: promoting cash transfers and social protection integrated services. Damascus: United Nations Children’s Fund Syria. Internal archives
Montant des bénéfices
USD40 per eligible child per month
Références
UNICEF. 2017. Resilience development for the most vulnerable children in Syria: promoting cash transfers and social protection integrated services. Damascus: United Nations Children’s Fund Syria. Internal archives.
Fréquence de paiement/livraison
Bi-monthly
Références
UNICEF Syria. 2017. Personal communication.
Mécanisme de versement des bénéfices
Through money transfer facilities (Al Haram)
Références
UNICEF. 2017. Resilience development for the most vulnerable children in Syria: promoting cash transfers and social protection integrated services. Damascus: United Nations Children’s Fund Syria. Internal archives.
Bénéficiaires de prestations
Appointed caregiver
Références
UNICEF Syria. 2017. Personal communication.
Durée minimale et maximale des prestations (le cas échéant)
12 months (to be extended depending on the availability of funds)
Références
UNICEF Syria. 2017. Personal communication.
Couverture
4,500 children in Aleppo and 1,550 in Lattakia
Références
UNICEF Syria. 2017. Personal communication.
Dépenses du programme
At present around USD2.5 million for Aleppo, including the involvement of NGOs, and monitoring and evaluation; additional funds allocated for the planned expansion, not yet disbursed. Source of funding: UNICEF (donors)
Références
UNICEF Syria. 2017. Personal communication.
Institutions et organismes impliqués
UNICEF; Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour (MoSAL); Directorate of Social Affairs (DoSA); Coordination and oversight: MoSAL helps identify NGOs, and social workers from DoSA are trained together with NGOs on case management; Implementation: national NGOs and private money cash transfer facilities
Références
UNICEF Syria. 2017. Personal communication.
Mécanismes et fréquence de suivi et évaluation
Biannual post-distribution monitoring (not initiated) targeting 10 per cent of beneficiaries; consumption analysis targeting 1 per cent of beneficiaries MIS:Disability registrar, at the moment not updated
Références
UNICEF Syria. 2017. Personal communication. UNICEF. 2017. Resilience development for the most vulnerable children in Syria: promoting cash transfers and social protection integrated services. Damascus: United Nations Children’s Fund Syria. Internal archives.
Legal Framework
 
MIS
 
Stakeholder
Population Group
Children, Persons with disabilities