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2015

Provision of basic nutrition services including IYCF, as well as treatment of Acute Malnutrition for children (Boys and girls) under 5 years and PLW in Kunturwarey district of Lower Shabele region. - Somalia

Somalie

Titre : Provision of basic nutrition services including IYCF, as well as treatment of Acute Malnutrition for children (Boys and girls) under 5 years and PLW in Kunturwarey district of Lower Shabele region. - Somalia

Pays /Région : Somalie

Code projet : CHF-DDA-3485-723 -

Durée : 12 mois Fev 2015

Contexte
Somalia has been facing chronic emergencies for more than two decades due to ongoing conflicts, coupled with recurrent droughts, floods, shrinking humanitarian assistance and access, increasing malnutrition, and increased acute food insecurity. Somalia’s extremely fragile humanitarian situation is at risk of sliding back into crisis if urgent action is not taken to address deterioration in the humanitarian situation across different livelihood zones and IDP populations. 6 % increases in GAM caseload in last 6 months. Today, 21,800 children under five in Somalia are suffering from acute malnutrition. More than 71% of the people do not have access to safe drinking water ; while 77% do not have access to safe means of waste disposal. Somalia’s population, remain on the margin of food insecurity and may struggle to meet their minimal food requirement through end-2014. Lifesaving humanitarian assistance and livelihood support are vital between now and end of 2014 to help meet immediate needs. Children in Somalia are at increased risk of acute malnutrition 6 % increases in GAM caseload in last 6 months. L/Shabele has a GAM rate of 17.2 which is considered as critical and a SAM of 5.5 (critical). Most vulnerable are children in IDPs(FSNAU Post Gu,2014). the Crude Death Rate in L/Shabele among Shabele agropastrolist at 0.7 and under 5 mortality rate among Shabele riverine.

Présentation
Swisso-kalmo Supports 3 SC, 5 OTP static, 4 OTP mobile sites to U5 children with 10 TSFP sites in managing children U5 and PLW with moderate malnutrition through provision of micro nutrient supplementation (Vit A and MMN) in the MCHs and nutrition facilities ;Provide immunization services (measles and Pentavalent)Support the provision, training and monitoring of deworming activities for under five and pregnant women ;Training and supervision of CHWs and community volunteers involved in screening of SAM cases on IMAM and immunization ;Provision of De-worming and Micronutrient supplementation to children and PLW, according to micro nutrient guidelines for Somalia ;Promotion and support for optimal maternal and nutrition care through:Provision of continuous medical and nutrition educations ;Distribution of IEC materials ;Conducting sensitization sessions on promotion of locally available nutritious foods ;Train community members and equip them to deliver IYCF promotion or counseling ;Train CHWs and equip them to deliver IYCF promotion or counseling ;Encourage target women to participate in a peer support group for IYCF ; Provide community members with information on maternal nutrition and care messages.Enhance traditional practice of the special care for mothers in the first 40 days.In this project SK will scale its activities by supporting 4 more OTPs, 2 static OTPs and 1 mobile OTP alongside the existing SC/OTP/TSFP sites

Porteur du projet : SWISSO - Kalmo (SWISSO - Kalmo)

Financement : Nations Unies

Contribution : 299,999.54

United Nations Development Group

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