Unit for the Rehabilitation of Victims of Torture (URVT) III

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The Unit for Rehabilitation of Victims of Torture is a project funded by the European Refugee Fund and the Republic of Cyprus, through the Asylum Service - Ministry of the Interior. The project has been initiated in 2006 and has since been funded consecutively. The unit supports and promotes the empowerment and rehabilitation of torture victims with a focus on refugees and asylum seekers. URVT’s mission is to assist victims of torture by providing multidisciplinary treatment and rehabilitation services and also to raise public awareness of issues concerning torture and rehabilitation.

Formal Project Description
Contract Title Unit for the Rehabilitation of Victims of Torture (URVT) III
Donor European Refugee Fund and Republic of Cyprus
Lead Partner Future Worlds Center (CNTI)
Agreement n° 159
Cost of Action €30,515.00
Grant €30,515.00
Cost for FWC €30,515.00
Grant for FWC €30,515.00
Dates 17/05/2010 - 30/06/2010


Website http://www.urvt.org
About Project Unit for the Rehabilitation of Victims of Torture
Overall objective(s)
URVT’s mission is to assist victims of torture by providing multidisciplinary treatment and rehabilitation services and also to raise public awareness of issues concerning torture and rehabilitation.


Expected Results
The Project being now in the second year of its operation has rehabilitated more than 30 individuals, some of whom are still being supported and some have received asylum on the grounds of humanitarian principles. The Unit has also made substantial work in the field of raising public awareness within the society.