Care and Maintenance of Individual Cases in Nepal (CMICN)

The Care and Maintenance of Individual Cases in Nepal (CMICN) is a sub project jointly initiated by the UNHCR and Pro Public for providing care and assistance to urban mandate refugees and asylum-seekers in accordance with the assistance policies and guidelines developed by UNHCR Kathmandu. The focus of the project is to support urban mandate needy refugees by providing monthly Subsistence Allowance (SA), Emergency assistance to vulnerable cases, medical care through identified local medical facilities and facilitates educational and vocational training assistance to the refugees in accordance with the UNHCR guidelines.

The specific objectives of the project include:

  • Meeting the basic needs of needy mandate refugees,
  • Provide basic level of medical care to urban refugees and asylum seekers;
  • Ensure special protection to vulnerable cases,
  • Provide basic education and vocational skills to needy refugees

The CMICN will achieve its purpose by accomplishing the following activities. The project complies with the UNHCR’s Guidelines for Assistance to Urban Refugees and Asylum-seekers.


  • Domestic and household support to needy mandate refugees
  • Emergency assistance to the vulnerable cases
  • Primary education to refugee children
  • Vocational support to needy refugees
  • Provide basic level of medical care service to urban refugees and asylum seekers.


The direct beneficiaries of the CMICN project are the urban refugees and asylum seekers mandated by UNHCR Kathmandu. Pro Public is implementing partner to achieve above mentioned goal and objectives.

The overall goal of the sub project is operation of humanitarian assistance policies effectively and smoothly to support the mandate refugees and asylum seekers on behalf of UNHCR.

The outputs of the sub project are: needy urban refugees receive monthly Subsistence Allowance (SA) and Asylum seekers (vulnerable only) receive Emergency Assistance; beneficiaries get access to referral health services for treatments in specified hospitals (Patan, Tribhuvan Unversity Teaching, Bir and Kanti Children Hospital) in Kathmandu; the refugee children pursue their primary education in government school and selected urban refugees get vocational/computer training/English language course.