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Improve access to safe & reliable drinking water, sanitation and hygiene for Malian refugee camps and in host communities (Burkina Faso)

Burkina Faso

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Titre : Improve access to safe & reliable drinking water, sanitation and hygiene for Malian refugee camps and in host communities (Burkina Faso)

Pays /Région : Burkina Faso

Code projet : BFA-16/WS/85913

Durée : Jan 2016 - Dec 2016

1. Affected populations are ensured with safe, equitable and sustainable access to a sufficient quality of water for drinking, cooking and personal and domestic hygiene 2. Affected populations are protected from the spread of diseases and promoted with a safe sanitary and hygienic living environment 3.Affected population have reduced risk of WASH related diseases through access to improved practices, effective community mobilization to address harmful current practices, hygiene promotion and delivery of hygiene products and services on a sustainable and equitable basis. Provide a timely and coordinated WASH response to humanitarian emergencies in identified at risk communes in Burkina Faso including cluster support and preparedness activities

As an umbrella output, UNICEF will fulfill its role as the WASH sector leader. This critical role will involve together with all sector partners, the country level coordination of WASH interventions, the development of sector response plans, systematic and transparent information management, and the development of standards. Following are main activities which will be implemented through this project : 1. UNICEF will supply sufficient, safe drinking water, dignified sanitation and hygiene facilities to the population ( specially girls and women)impacted by the crisis. Safe water points will be constructed and/or repaired in villages affected by the crisis and those accommodating refugees (women and girls will be highly consulted during sitting). Water provision will also be carried out, as necessary, through emergency water trucking, temporary water bladder systems with water chlorination on needs basis, and/or the distribution of jerry cans and water purification tablets. 2. Family water and dignity kits, including jerry cans, soap, and water purification tablets, will be provided to the vulnerable population allowing water to be treated and clean water to be stored for drinking, cooking and personal hygiene. Trainings and orientations on household water treatment and safe storage will be provided to the communities/refugees prior to the distribution of family water and hygiene kits. 3. Hygiene promotion activities will be conducted on key hygienic behaviors, including the use of latrines and hand washing with soap. Hand washing facilities will be installed at the latrines areas in health centers, schools and public community facilities, to provide an opportunity to the beneficiaries to implement hand washing after using the toilets. 4. Mobilization of the communities, health agents and refugees / IDPs around hygiene related issues and disinfection of CTCs and cholera affected households within the communities. 5. Training and equipment of water point management committees and strengthening the capacity of the partners in the area of cholera outbreaks preparedness and response. Women will be highly considered as trainees

Appealing Agency : United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Partenaires de Mise en oeuvre : MARHASA, DRC, IEDA , APS Association Chants de Femmes, Plan Burkina, OXFAM , BF Red Cross, Water Aid and CBOs

Budget : $663,400

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