Qudra 2Qudra2 – Resilience for refugees, IDPs, returnees and host communities in response to the protracted Syrian and Iraqi crises”:
is a regional action co-financed by the EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis, the EU Madad Fund, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), and Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID) seeking to strengthen resilience for Syrian refugees, IDPs, returnees and host communities in response to the protracted Syrian and Iraqi crises.
Qudra – an Arabic word meaning ‘strength’, ‘ability’ or ‘resilience’. The program is jointly implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Expertise France, Spanish Agency for International Development (AECID), Hungarian Interchurch Aid (HIA), and Belgium Development Agency (Enabel) in program partner countries of Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey. All five agencies, by pooling their experience and resources, endeavor to achieve a coherent concept and implementation to contribute to a shared European solution to the ongoing refugee crisis in the region.
PartnersJordan intervention goal was “Strengthening of civil society in the municipalities involved in the Qudra 2 Program”, which aims to: 'support the capacities of government institutions and civil society organizations to provide transparent and inclusive basic services' and focuses on the specific objective 3 that corresponds to component 3 of the Qudra 2 Program, whose result will be, strengthen the capacities of government institutions both individually and collectively.
Directly, the component to be executed by AECID is addressed to the local governments of 6 municipalities of the Mafraq province and especially to the civil society organizations that are located in them. The preliminary selection focuses on Great Mafraq, Sarhan, Hosha, Beni Hassan, Rihab, and Basilia.
The intervention included the following Activities
• Mapping of local organizations/institutions located in the 6 municipalities identified and a basic diagnosis of them.
• Updating the citizens need guides for the
• Updating the local development plans for the municipalities