Results of the combined effort of implementation of the Mine/UXO Victims Assistance project up to June 2020

Thứ sáu, 02/10/2020
As of June 2020, the Mine/UXO Victims Assistance segment of the Korea – Vietnam Mine Action Project (KVMAP) has achieved many positive results.
Results of the combined effort of implementation of the Mine/UXO Victims Assistance project up to June 2020

Specifically, the Social Protection Department under the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs has developed a database of disabled victims of mine / UXO in Quang Binh and Binh Dinh for management and to provide support services.
KVMAP has also upgraded a data collection software on people with disabilities (PWDs) and mine / UXO survivors (MS), which is to be tested in some provinces.

The Project also provided rraining for 349 social workers at the provincial, district and commune levels on the use of software for registration and data collection. The staff has completed the collection and publication of data on PWDs and MSs in Quang Binh and Binh Dinh provinces, and regularly updates the database. KVMAP is also building applications to register and manage information of PWDs and MSs on Android and iOS platforms.

In addition, 362 social workers, at district and province levels have improved their skills and knowledge about case management in support of PWDs and MSs.

375 commune, district, and provincial officials are updated with legal and policy related to support for policy beneficiaries, including PWDs and MSs affected by COVID 19 and community-based rehabilitation.

KVMAP has completed the data collection of PWDs and MSs through registration software and case management of PWDs and SMs in Quang Binh and Binh Dinh. The data was officially announced at the Data Disclosure Workshop with the participation of related organizations. Data are regularly reviewed and updated on the system.

Online learning programs on case management of PWDs and MSs have been developed to accommodate the COVID-19 epidemic.

Pilot programs to support for two mine / UXO survivors in Quang Binh with myoelectric upper limb prosthetics. The needs assessment phase has been completed, and installation has commenced in 2020.

6,000 mine / UXO survivors and their families are given essential items to help overcome the impact of COVID-19.

Furthermore, KVMAP has conducted a needs assessment to identify 220 mine / UXO survivors who will receive rehabilitation equipment. The mapping of support services for people with disabilities and MSs is the basis for the development of interventions to support PWDs and improving the quality of support services the disabled community in Quang Binh and Binh Dinh provinces.

Capacity building for the Social Protection Center of Quang Binh province was also completed through strengthening facilities and machines for hotline operations. In addition, support to complete legal documents related to the support of PWDs and MSs.

Source: KVMAP

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