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2011

Emergency Provision of water Through Voucher System among en route IDPs between Bardera and Elwak Somalia / Grilley (Kenya border)” Somalia

Somalie

Titre : Emergency Provision of water Through Voucher System among en route IDPs between Bardera and Elwak Somalia / Grilley (Kenya border)” Somalia

Pays /Région : Somalie

Code projet : CHF-DMA-0489-180ER

Durée : 22-08-2011 // 22-11-2011

Présentation
The current drought in Somalia and the larger horn of Africa is the worst in 60 years and has resulted to the loss of as many as 80% of the livestock among pastorals in the region. Residents are moving in large groups towards Kenya with expectation of getting food and water assistance. However, many people, especially women and children, have perished in the trekking journey from the east due to lack of water and food. These IDPs are from southern part of Somalia by passing through BARDERA, DOLO, Wajir border. In the Ceel Waaq district of Gedo region in Somalia the drought has resulted in its 11 shallow wells having dried up, the main source of water for the pastorals and their livestock. Thus the IDPs have added to the problems of the host community. It is therefore imperative that the IDPs be provided with water as part of humanitarian assistance along the route they are passing.
This can be done by establishing a water source which 25-50 persons can access some 7.5litres per person per day, every 15-20km in a total of 9 locations, where they can access water from the truckers through large plastic storage tanks (Bladder tank or Ken tank). The local hosting population will also need to have some shallow wells sunk as a exit strategy measure and as a benefit for hosting the IDPs to reduce any conflicts that may arise as a result of resource scarcity. The project also targets 20% of host communities, as influx of new IDPs from south Somalia continue flocking to Ceelwaaq /Wajir border towns, also has put a lot of pressure on little available thus lead a lot of burden to the host community in terms of water provision

Porteur du projet : SOMA ACTION (Soma Action)

Financement : Nations Unies

Contribution : 121,120$

United Nations Development Group

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