LRRRC Launches Tracking Survey
-Targets Disadvantage Persons
Liberia Refugee Repatriation and Resettlement Commission (LRRRC) on Thursday launched its 2019 survey report to track disadvantage person and National Internally Displaced Persons (INDP) or Zogos Report under the Theme “They Too Are Future Leaders”The project was implement by the LRRRC with financial support from the Liberian Government, the International Organization for Migration(IMO) and a technical support from the Liberia Institute for Statistic and Geo-Information Services(LISGISL), the United Nations High Commission on Refugee (UNHCR) , National Aids Control Program (NACP) and the Ministry of Health.
Three counties, including Montserrado, Margibi and Grand Bassa were covered during the implementation of the project but specific emphasis was placed on Montserrado County with the intent to establish a baseline.
According to the survey report, the overall objective of the disadvantage Youth or (Zogos) in urban and rural areas of the selected counties is to establish the current situation regarding Zogos exploitation and abuse in the targeted communities and what kind of intervention the government and International partners can provide in finding durable solution to their plight.
The survey also aimed at collecting information in each of the target communities to enable identification and analysis of the causes and consequences of disadvantage youth engaged in issues that affect their growth and development.
According to the survey conducted in Montserrado County, 16 .9 percent male and 14 .3 percent female reported to have come from Lofa County and 11.7 percent male and 14.3 percent female come from Bong County.
The report added that this was followed by Grand Bassa County with 10.0 percent and 13.4 percent for both females and males disadvantage youths.