According to the SP 2022/26, Resilience Building Program (RBP) is one of the four thematic areas of the Commission. In the last SP 2017/21, the interventions under livelihood development and health and nutrition programs were restructured as RBP in the current SP. Following the recent years natural and human-induced crises in Ethiopia, the vulnerability of the community, particularly the poor smallholders, is significantly increased. In addition to focusing on enhancing their livelihoods, considering the shock-absorbing capacity of the community significantly reduces their vulnerability to hazards. Having an overall goal of contributing to the long-term livelihood and health security of the target community and reducing their vulnerability to shock and stress, RBP is one of the Program Priorities of EECMY DASSC.
The program mainly focuses on enhancing the capacity of the target community in areas of sustainable agriculture, diversifying household incomes, climate change adaptation and mitigation, care for the environment, awareness raising on preventive health and increasing the health-seeking behavior of the community. The following are the main accomplishments per program components.
The program, therefore, strives to achieve the following goal and strategic objectives:
To contribute to building resilient community through long-term livelihood, WASH, health security, and climate change and adaptation measures.
S01: Resilient Building Program (RBP)
S02: Food and Nutrition Security
S03: Natural Resource Management and Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation
S04: Preventive and Curative Health