Relief and Rehabilitation Fund
The Relief and Rehabilitation Fund helps MCIC member agencies support communities as they respond to the effects of disasters. Funded projects are often part of collaborative international relief efforts.
Cyclone Mora Flood Relief
HOPE International Development Agency | Country: Sri Lanka | Amount: $25,000 | Funded in 2018-2019
Cyclone Mora has caused flooding affecting over 630,000 people in Sri Lanka. This project will provide families living in evacuation camps in Galle, Kalutara, Matara and Rathnapura with dry ration food parcels, kitchen supplies, education materials and female health and sanitation kits, including first aid kits.
Marawi Emergency Relief
Emmanuel International Canada | Country: Philippines | Amount: $25,000 | Funded in 2018-2019
This project will provide immediate support to internally displaced families in Mindanao by providing hygiene kits, blankets, and cooking pots. Elderly people will receive food packs, blankets and hygiene kits. Evacuee children will receive psychosocial support for trauma.
Rehabilitation of Livelihoods in Northern Iraq
Canadian Lutheran World Relief | Country: Iraq | Amount: $25,000 | Funded in 2018-2019
This project aims to restore the livelihoods of internally displaced persons and host communities in Telkaif district, which was recently liberated from ISIS. The project will provide tools and equipment to help craftsmen and women restart their businesses. It will also provide vocational training to young people.
Relief for Internally Displaced Persons – Kachin State
HOPE International Development Agency | Country: Myanmar | Amount: $25,000 | Funded in 2018-2019
This project will reduce the vulnerability of internally displaced families living in camps in Myanmar, specifically women and children who are vulnerable to waterborne illness and a lack of proper hygiene facilities.
This project will reduce the vulnerability of internally displaced families living in camps in Myanm
HOPE International Development Agency | Country: South Sudan | Amount: $20,000 | Funded in 2018-2019
This project will help families displaced by fighting gain access to relief items including both food and non-food items. Families will be better equipped to combat the severe food insecurity in the region due to ongoing violence in the country.
Agriculture and Livelihoods Recovery Initiative
United Church of Canada | Country: Philippines | Amount: $55000 | Funded in 2013-14
This project is a partnership of the Canadian Churches in Action and its counterpart in the Philippines, to provide rice, corn and vegetable seed to 512 families in several districts (Iloilo, Capriz, Aklan, Antique, Samar and Leyte) affected by Typhoon Haiyan in order to restart agriculture and rural livelihoods.
Bohol Earthquake Relief
Emmanuel International Canada | Country: Philippines | Amount: $20000 | Funded in 2013-14
The Bohol Earthquake Relief project will assist victims of the October 15 earthquake (epicenter in Sagbayan, Bohol). Assistance will focus on immediate relief to the most affected families (mainly those with badly damaged or destroyed homes who are in evacuation centers).
CDF Philippines Relief: Typhoon Haiyan
Co-operative Development Foundation of Canada | Country: Philippines | Amount: $30000 | Funded in 2013-14
This project will support a federation of worker co-operatives for persons with disabilities which suffered damage to their facilities and equipment, and where members lost their homes and even their communities. These victims of Typhoon Haiyan, from three different co-ops, will be able to soon rebuild their homes and return to their livelihoods. Fourty-one member beneficiaries and their families (5 people/family) will receive direct assistance, including temporary shelter, relief goods and medicine, counseling, living allowance and repair of their houses within one year of the typhoon. One hundred fiftyfive member beneficiaries and their families (5/family) will receive indirect assistance through the rebuilding of their worker co-operative building and replacement of manufacturing tools and equipment within one year of the typhoon.
Central Visayas Earthquake Emergency Response
World Vision Canada | Country: Philippines | Amount: $45000 | Funded in 2013-14
430 families (approximately 2,150 people) will be provided with tents and household kits (sleeping mats, blankets, mosquito nets and bath towel), which is one of highest priorities of the affected families, in the town of Antequera, Bohol province where more than 70% of the houses were completely destroyed. Families are living in cramped, hastily built makeshift structures that do not proect them from the weather. The loss of their homes, severe damage to houses and the fear of landslides/earthquakes in their places of origin led people to stay in open areas using thin used tarps and other recoverable materials. This project will reduce the vulnerability of the beneficiary families and facilitate their transition to recovery.
Congolese Refugees Emergency Response
ADRA Canada | Country: Rwanda | Amount: $15000 | Funded in 2013-14
This project will ensure improved sanitation for over 9000 women, men and children, providing adequate access to refuse disposal to every household in the refugee transit camp at Nkamira. The project also aims to provide standard shelters to the refugees in the camp.