Linked with Fawzia Adam – Somalia.

renewal is the website turning adversity into opportunity for refugees in West-London.

What is Renewal SRB? West London is the most dynamic economic sub region in London. However, most refugees face a number of complex barriers that prevent them from taking a full part in daily life and contributing to Renewal is a unique programme funded by SRB6, via the London Development Agency, to support Refugee Community Organisations (RCOs) in the 6 West London boroughs of (Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Hounslow, Harrow, Brent and Hillingdon). The Accountable Body for the SRB Scheme is Ealing Primary Care Trust, one of the new NHS Trusts set up in April 2002 to provide primary care and to commission health services. The Renewal project team is based at Ealing PCT and consists of 5 staff, headed by a Programme Manager.

Renewal aims to: Map, quantify and define needs, and assess the priorities, of the refugee communities of West London Ensure statutory resources are effectively directed towards the greatest needs Build the capacity of refugee community organisations to participate in and benefit from the programme Ensure services for the refugee communities in West London are delivered in the most appropriate and effective manner Create projects and services that are sustainable for as long as they need to be to address the specific needs of the refugee communities in West London The Renewal SRB programme commenced in 2000 and is funded for 7 years, until March 2007, with a total SRB grant over this period of £6million with a further £10m estimated to have been leveraged through public and private sector.

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