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Caritas Ghana leads dialogue for resettlement and reintegration for vulnerable groups in the face of COVID-19

A stakeholders’ dialogue on resettlement and reintegration support for vulnerable populations affected by covid-19 has taken place in Tamale.

Caritas Ghana, the charity arm of the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ conference organized the meeting with funding from star Ghana foundation.

Since March 2020, since covid-19 took centre stage in the country and the world at large, governments have been leading the fights against the pandemic and, Caritas Ghana, has also undertaken a broad range of interventions as part of the catholic bishops conference’s covid-19 emergency response plan.

Hence Caritas is partnering with the African Development Organization on Migration (AFDOM) based in Tamale and the Street children project in Kumasi with the broader aim of exploring possibilities for a co-ordinate effort to resettling and reintegrating especially young women who are caught up in difficult situation in Accra and Kumasi.

Actors from local government, civil society including the media and selected vulnerable groups took part in the Tamale dialogue.

In an address, the Executive Secretary of Caritas Ghana, Samuel Zan Akologo, said Covid-19 had further exposed our issues of vulnerabilities are dealt with us a people.

Mr. Akologo however, commended government for the clearly spelt out policy on covid-19 response.

Source: Nelson Adanuti Nyadror | | Ghana

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