Conflict Mitigation Assistance for Civilians (COMAC) Products
The Conflict Mitigation Assistance for Civilians (COMAC) is United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded project and implemented by Blumont. COMAC activities will assist civilian Afghan families and communities suffering losses from military operations against the Taliban and other insurgent groups. COMAC builds upon previous USAID Afghanistan programming including the previous Afghan Civilian Assistance Program (ACAP III) activities.
Bluemont’s Conflict Mitigation Assistance for Civilians (COMAC) program provides comprehensive victims’ assistance (VA) to Afghan families suffering from military operations by delivering direct and indirect assistance building the capacity of the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (GIRoA) advocacy and outreach.\r\n\r\nTo build a sustainable base for VA in Afghanistan COMAC focuses on building the capacity of GIRoA especially Ministry of Martyrs and Disabled Affairs (MMD) as the main governmental entity for VA services while also addressing the broader challenges of collecting and managing data national- and provincial-level stakeholder coordination resource mobilization enacting rights-based legislation and policies and the systemic inclusion of victims and mainstreaming VA across sectors and programs. Capacity building efforts include participatory capacity assessments and workshops reinforcing knowledge transfer for sustainability coordinating with relevant service providers and institutionalizing capacity building for the future. Together these efforts touch on individual organizational and institutional levels.