Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)

Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)

 Objective of the program: -

 

To promote the access of the affected communities to safe drinking water and safe sanitation.

The situation of water, sanitation and environmental sanitation in Yemen in 2017
• 8.3 million people face urgent need for emergency water, sanitation and hygiene.
• 14.8 million people are in desperate need of health assistance, including the accumulation of sanitation waste in cities and villages.
• 50% of health facilities are only  still Active.
• More than 3 million people fled their homes due to the conflict to December 2017.
• 16 million people lack sufficient access to clean water and personal hygiene.
• 60% rise in the price of water transferred.
• 524 reservoirs and water network damaged by the war on Yemen.

Since its establishment, Mizin has implemented 5 projects with a budget of 53,397,900, benefiting 47,700 beneficiaries. The following governorates have been targeted: Hodeidah, Al-Mahweet, Al-Jouf, Sana'a. Integrated emergency interventions in the field of food, water, sanitation and health for the affected communities in the Directorate of Al-Rojum in Mohaweet Governorate in partnership with the National Foundation for Response and Human Development and funded by OCHA.

 

-           Coordinate with local authorities and task forces to facilitate the implementation of project activities in the target area

 

-          Rehabilitation and training of community committees (members of the Water Committee) from the isolation and the beneficiary villages on their roles in running the project to ensure its continuity in pumping water

 

-          Purchase two maintenance kits for generators that will pump water to the target areas and beneficiaries

 

-          Community awareness to promote hygiene and hygiene practices to reduce water-wasting diseases as well as the Integrated Water and Environmental Sanitation Response Project for the affected communities in Al Jawf Governorate where the Foundation will actively raise awareness (c4d) in partnership with the National Humanitarian Response Foundation and funded by (UNICEF).

 

 

* A table showing the interventions in the water and environmental sanitation program :

 

Project name

Date of starting

Implementation site

NO. of beneficiaries

Donor

Integrated emergency interventions in food, water, sanitation and health for affected communities

Of 1January to 30 October

Mohaweet Governorate

( Directorate of Stoning )

21094

National Corporation for Development and Humanitarian Response and financing (OCHA )

Integrated Water and Environmental Sanitation Response Project for Affected Communities

From 1st March

To 31st December2018

Al-Jouf Governorate

17500

National Corporation for Development and Humanitarian Response and financing (UNICEF )

Project to reduce the spread of cholera through the distribution of filters for drinking water purification (1)

 

March 2017

 

Hodeidah

1648

Yemen Mobile Company

Project of reducing the spread of cholera through the distribution of water purification filters (2)

August 2017

Hodeidah

252

Yemen Mobile Company

Project contribution toreduce the spread

Scabies and fungal infections

 

June 2016

Hodeidah

2150

Yemen Mobile Company

Project of reducing the spread of cholera through the distribution of filters for drinking water purification (3)

December2016

Hodeidah

4950

Yemen Mobile Company