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2012

Arid Lands Disaster Risk Reduction – Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Program

Kenya

Titre : Arid Lands Disaster Risk Reduction – Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Program

Pays : Kenya

Zone géographique : Garissa, Isiolo, Marsabit, Turkana, and Wajir

Durée : December 2012 – December 2014

Descriptif
The Kenya Arid Lands Disaster Risk Reduction Water Sanitation and Hygiene activity works to increase access to clean water and improve sanitation and hygiene in Kenya’s arid lands to more than 160, 000 vulnerable people. The activity is part of a larger effort to assist the Kenyan government and local communities to increase their resilience to droughts and flooding caused by a changing climate. Kenya Arid Lands Disaster Risk Reduction integrates and sequences emergency relief efforts with long-term development efforts to increase water storage capacity and improve water, sanitation and hygiene conditions at health facilities and nutrition centers. It also improves access to and use of safe drinking water, point of use water treatment, and good hygiene behaviors to reduce diarrheal diseases.

Activités
The Kenya Arid Lands Disaster Risk Reduction activity is implementing more than 250 infrastructure projects to improve sanitation and hygiene in homes, health facilities and nutrition centers. Access to clean water, improved sanitation, and good hygiene practices make people less vulnerable to malnutrition, even when an environmental or other shock causes food to be scarce.

The key components of this strategy are : • Improve WASH in homes, health facilities and nutrition centers • Pilot advanced water use planning and hydrogeological approaches for improving water supply resilience • Maintain emergency relief efforts with long-term development efforts • Strengthen ties with development programs in other sectors

Mise en œuvre : The Millennium Water Alliance (MWA), with project partners Aqua for All, IRC – The Netherlands, Acacia Water and Akvo, through four MWA member NGOs : CARE, Catholic Relief Services, Food for the Hungry, and World Vision

Partenaires : Ministry of Environment and Water Resources, Ministry of Health

Financement : $9.83 million ($8 million USAID, $1.83 million in matching funds from Millennium Water Alliance)

Agence de Développement International du Gouvernement des Etats Unis (USAID)

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