Access to basic social services is a fundamental rights. Enhancing access to social services, including water, shelter, health care, protection services, education and livelihood to population is a shared objective. Securing access to basic social services is also a fundamental to the UN mandate and the Millennium Development Goals.
Through “access”, this approach aims to understand the needs within the basic social services and the access issues for populations to reach each social basic services. As part of an effort to ensure access to protection and essential services by IDPs and migrants, Mercy Corps in partnership with Moomken and support from municipalities will conduct an assessment of basic needs and access focusing on the following essential issues: