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2013

Emergency WASH response to Population at high risk of AWD/Cholera epidemic in Hosingo village and its outskirts in Lower Juba of South Somalia

Somalie

Titre : Emergency WASH response to Population at high risk of AWD/Cholera epidemic in Hosingo village and its outskirts in Lower Juba of South Somalia

Pays /Région : Somalie

Code projet : CHF-DMA-0489-437ER

Durée : 16-Jan-2013 // 30-Apr-2013

Présentation
According to the FSNAU humanitarian report in July 2012, Lower Juba is in crisis phase as mentioned in the IPC classification. These areas were occupied for very long time by armed militia groups which hindered access by both local and International NGOs consequently making humanitarian interventions impossible for the most affected people including women, children, elderly, disabled and the youth who become prey to the armed forces. As a result of the areas vulnerability to withstand shocks, there was AWD/cholera outbreak in Hosingo village on 2nd of Sept, 2012 that left 25 persons dead and 107 affected raising an alarm for rapid interventions. After needs assessment carried out by IRDOs field staff and the community on the suspected cases of the AWD/cholera, IRDO was in the forefront in mobilizing 2 nurses from its maternal and child health care clinics in Garrisa to respond to the situation. It also set up an isolation camp (CTC) to attend to the increasing cases of the AWD/cholera and supplied IV fluids, Oral rehydration Salts with the help of other LNGOs like AFREC and the community.
There were 140 patients admitted at CTC, 42 children (20 Male, 22 Female) under five and 98 adults (Male 55, Female 43) leaving 22 dead (13 Female, 9 Male). The total number of admitted cases and the deaths are from Kamka, Baqdad, Kola, Qesaanguur, Benwerar, Korma and Hosingo villages. However, the situation still remains volatile as it requires for long term intervention, a quest for IRDO to promote hygiene practices to reduce WASH related diseases. The planned project targets 1479 households in the seven villages mentioned by providing three water kiosks in Hosingo town, Rehabilitating 1 water tank, 7 plastic water tanks 10,000 m3 and 150 hand washing facilities at the public facilities and the centers of the markets in the villages (40 for Hosingo, 30 for Kormi, 20 for Benwerar, 30 Baqdad, 10 Kola, 10 for Waraq and 10 for Qesaanguur - Ref locations GPS in the Database).

Porteur du projet : IRDO (Iimaan Relief and Development Organization)

Financement : Nations Unies

Contribution : 84,036.00 $

United Nations Development Group

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