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2011

Emergency Drought Mitigation to vulnerable Agropastoral and Pastoral households from the effects of drought in Adan Yabaal in Middle Shabelle (Somalia)

Somalie

Titre : Emergency Drought Mitigation to vulnerable Agropastoral and Pastoral households from the effects of drought in Adan Yabaal in Middle Shabelle (Somalia)

Pays /Région : Somalie

Code projet : CHF-DMA-0489-045ER

Durée : 04-02-2011 — 17-03-2011

Contexte
According to Swalim/FSNAU Somalia Drought Watch November Bulletin (Issued 09-12-2010), Somalia is likely to be the hardest hit by La Nina, with poor grazing conditions and many water sources drying up, forcing pastoralists to go in search of water and fodder. Water points like shallow wells, water catchments and berkhads are drying up in Adan Yabaal, Middle Shabelle Region. This will lead to catastrophic problems for the agropastoral communities of Adan Yabaal. Livestock in this area face high mortality rates due to reduced availability of grazing land and reduced access to water ( Which is mentioned in the Position paper under possible consequences on livestock production)

Présentation
To counter these problems, WOCCA wants to address the water shortage by giving out water vouchers that can be redeemed for water for the time of 1 month for now. If the drought prolongs, follow up action needs to be undertaken. Because of the lack of rain, all water sources in the villages have dried. Wocca want to do a water voucher distribution that will supply water to the cattle in need of water and after purchasing the water, the vendors will get money for the vouchers. The target population is the agropastoral community, since it is expected that the water will increase the survival rate of the cattle once the goats have access to more water. Reduced access to water will also cause problems, therefore WOCCA plans to target the most vulnerable households with a water vouchers system in 10 villages in Jalalaqsi. The access to water with the voucher system is simply a mechanism to provide water to beneficiaries through vouchers issued indicating the amount of water to be provided by water vendors while embracing the benefits of the informal banking system i.e. money vendors. This system allows communities, through the voucher to pay for their own supply of water and adds on numerous other gains such as eliminating intermediaries and the paying water that has already purchased for their use.

Porteur du projet : WOCCA (Women and Child Care Organization)

Financement : Nations Unies

Contribution : 135,000.00 $

United Nations Development Group

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