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WASH Emergency Response Project

The flood has continuously has hit the south region of Balochistan in 2010-11 and 2012, and WDCO Balochistan has responding the flood disaster as well and assigned for 6 month duration project of WASH Emergency Response in 2011 by the Local Government & Rural Development Department under the pool fund by UNICEF and the total number of 5000 families were directly facilitated from this project. The main objective of this project was to raise the awareness among the community of two union councils 1- Drighi 2- Nozband in District Jaffarabad through advocacy and mobilization on Health & Hygiene and conduct awareness sessions, walks, seminars and focus group discussion on importance of hygiene.

The following chart shows the details of intervention during the project

S No.

Activity

Union Council

# of Activities

Beneficiary Families

1

Health & Hygiene Sessions at Household Level

Drighi

300

2500

2

Health & Hygiene Sessions at Household Level

Nozband

300

2500

3

Health & Hygiene Sessions at Community Level

Drighi

100

2500

4

Health & Hygiene Sessions at Community Level

Nozband

100

2500

5

Walks on Health & Hygiene

Drighi

20

2500

6

Walks on Health & Hygiene

Nozband

20

25001-

7

Seminars on Health & Hygiene

Drighi

10

2500

8

Seminars on Health & Hygie

Nozband

10

2500

 

The project was based on the soft activities that were completed on time with following achievements
1- The selected community has been aware about the waterborne and other sanitation related diseases and sensitized about the hygienic practices in daily routine
2- The community has mobilized about constructing latrines where the female, children and male can use the latrine properly,
3- The community members especially women has been sensitized on hand washing with soap after using bathroom, washing children after defecating, before cooking food and after working in crops etc.

 

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