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WASH Intervention in Saida 2

Partner: UNICEF

Budget:

52,272.56 USD

Duration:

Initially, it was 4 months as of January 1, 2018 till April 30, 2018 and then was extended to 12 months till January 31, 2019.

Target Areas:

Saida District, South

Target Audience and number of beneficiaries:

1325 (50% Females; 50% Males and 40% Children of which 16% under 2)

Overall Objective:

Program will offer basic services especially in Water and Energy sectors because it is affecting natural sources.

Specific Objectives:

This program is a priority for the host community and refugees in the South of Lebanon and responding for the needs of the vulnerable groups by providing rehabilitation for the WASH facilities, installing latrines with linking them to the sewage system, hygiene promotion sessions and hygiene kits distribution for the refugees in Saida district especially in informal settlements.

Activities:

  • Access to safe drinking water, sanitation and environmental conditions are increased as a result of UNICEF direct support.
  • Improved equitable use of WASH services through appropriate community-based mobilization and hygiene/baby kit distribution.

Achievements:

During the program 35 new latrines were installed and 30 latrines were rehabilitated, in addition to that, 60 water tanks were distributed to 511 beneficiaries of whom 267 were females, 244 were males and 5 latrines targeted individuals with special needs. Concerning hygiene promotion sessions, 9 session with soap distribution were preformed targeting 431 individuals.