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UV-A1821 TANZANIA South Pemba (ZANZIBAR) ENVI- MANU 18/08/2018 31/08/2018

Code: UV-A1821

Name: Climate change: Who‘s‘ responsibilities

Type: ENVI- MANU

Location: South Pemba (ZANZIBAR)

Dates: 18.08.2018-31.08.2018

Age: 18+

 

Description of Location
South Pemba, is part of Pemba Island, known as "The Green Island" in Arabic (is an island forming part of the Zanzibar archipelago lying within the Swahili cost in the Indian coast. With a land area of 988 square kilometers ( it is situated about 50 kilometers to the north of Unguja, the largest island of the archipelago. The Island is accessible through fast ferries and flight from Zanzibar, Dar es Salaam and Tanga towns. All necessary things you might need in a small town are available. From Banks, mobile phone signal, shopping centers etc.

Description of the Project
Climate change is one of the most general threats to peace and security worldwide at the least at this moment. However it has been obvious that not many people would list this as a key factor in international relations and domestic welfare. Climate change touches all areas of security, peace building, and sustainable development. The impacts of climate change are already adversely affecting vulnerable communities, as well as stretching the capacities of societies and governments. Climate change is best understood as a threat multiplier‘, i.e. something that interacts with existing pressures (such as social conflict, economic inequality, large-scale migration, or competition for resources) and further compounds these issues—increasing the likelihood of instability or violent conflict.

Climate change: ―Who‘s‘ responsibilities‖ is an initiative aiming to raise awareness on ones‘ responsibilities to the cause and effects.

Project Activities

Mangroves also help prevent erosion by stabilizing sediments with their tangled root systems. They maintain water quality and clarity, filtering pollutants and trapping sediments originating from land. Despite these benefits there has been destruction of mangrove and other forests harvesting which at the end contribute significantly to the climate change.

Accommodation
Volunteers will be hosted in communal house in the community. Basic accommodation facilities will be provided. Expect to share rooms with or other volunteers from the same or other projects. (No mix of different sex in the rooms). Volunteers‘ relatives and friends can visit or staying over upon special approval. Bring with you; Mosquito net, Bed sheets (at least 2 pieces) and pillow if you prefer one, Towels, Rubber mattress and Mosquito repellent.

Food
Trying a variety of foods from other cultures is part of UVIKIUTA‘s philosophy for an authentic experience in Tanzania, and may be both fun and challenging. Food on our projects generally reflects the local cuisine. Some foods that are part of a regular diet at your home country may not be available during the program. Vegetarians will be accommodated. However volunteers with more specific dietary requirements may need to supplement the included meals at their own expense. Participants with food allergies (e.g., nuts) must inform the organisation about the existence and severity of the allergy.Three meals per day are provided to the Volunteers at the accommodation. Meals in transit between airports and to/from Project, during tourism or outside designated project area are volunteer‘s responsibility. No reimbursements will be made for volunteers who miss their included meals.

Location and Leisure activities
Pemba Island famous known as ―spice Island‖ is gifted with various natural attractions. Before coming to Tanzania, you will have an opportunity to learn more about this beautiful Island; however there are four important sites or activities you may not want to miss at all:

Remarks (Other Information)
You are expected to pay a program participation fee of €250. Participation fee does not cover the cost of medical/health services, all types of insurances, cost of transport to the community (From you home to Pemba Island and return), Business visas fee, airport drop off on departure day, pocket money, free/leisure activities and other personal expenses. However; participation fee does cover the cost of airport pickups on arrival, orientation on arrival, food and accommodation during the project, transport to project sites and other designated project activities as well general running cost of the program.

Special conditions

Arrival Terminal
Dar es Salaam, Julius Nyerere International Airport Meeting point, date and time on arrival to Tanzania, you will be picked up by UVIKIUTA staff/volunteer, or Transport service provider agent. After arrival you will be brought to UVIKIUTA Youth hostel or host family at the Eco-Village to receive orientation before starting the project. Provide your
travel information at least seven working days before the project start. This should include Arrival date, time, flight or other means of transport number and destination (Terminal).Please be advised that, we can ONLY provide pick services from the following points: