The purpose of the programme is to improve the capacity of communities and National society to respond to disasters through capacity building and community empowerment. The Programme comprises four projects namely, Food Facility, Protracted Relief and Recovery Operations (PRRO) and Livelihood Interventions for HIV and AIDS affected Households and
Humanitarian Aid to OVC in Lesotho.
2. Program interventions fall under three components; disaster preparedness, relief and recovery operations and food security.
Ensuring reductions of impact of disaster in vulnerable communities
Implementing/improving food security of targeted communities through livelihood approach
To develop an operationalised LRCS food security and plans
Ensuring household food security in emergency through relief and long-term livelihood approach
Provision of adequate food security and nutritional support to clients of LRCS (HBC AND OVC clients)
To establish and strengthen the structures, capacity and systems for disaster preparedness and response at branch, divisional and National level
To identify and establish roles and responsibilities of LRCS for disaster preparedness and response
To strengthen the disaster management department through Response
Review LRCS DRR policy and scaling up DRR approaches for safer communities within LRCS interactions to all divisions
Ensure that LRCS adequately respond to conflicts by liaising with relevant stakeholders
Implementing safer access frame work at all levels
Implement Disaster Management master plan and contingency plan