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Gambia – Windstorm Surge

Vooruitgang: Closed
Mensen bereikt: 3600
Budget: € 60000
Looptijd: 2019-06-26 - 2019-09-26


The overall goal of the DREF operation is to provide immediate lifesaving and emergency shelter support to 3,600 most
vulnerable people (400 households) affected by the windstorm surge in the Upper River Region (URR) and the Central
River Region (CRR) of The Gambia. The operation mainly focuses on 300 families whose houses were fully and 100
families with partially destroyed homes. The final verification and registration of these 400 households will be
conducted to target the most vulnerable among the affected 950 families who have either partially or completely lost
their homes. The current operational strategy is to ensure that urgent shelter and other households priority needs of the 400 most
vulnerable households are provided and/or met as soon as possible to avoid further deteriorating shelters of already
affected households.. As such, this operation will implement activities in the areas of shelter and WASH, in a bid to
contribute to efforts of preventing from further deterioration of the living condition, safety and dignity of affected people
by providing them with the necessary and urgent support to conduct repairs on their damaged houses. Under the
WASH component, the activities planned to be implemented under the EPoA includes Sensitization on hygiene
promotion, provision of soap and sensitization on hand washing practices. WASH related items will also be provided to
support households to properly store water for household use. Gambia – (5) regions in the Upper River Region (URR) namely;
Jimara, Tumanna, Wuli East, Wuli West and Sandu
districts as well as two districts of Central River Region
(CRR) namely Upper Fulado East, Upper Fulado West
and Niani,


Shelter, WASH


3,600 people (400 households)

Type ramp: Material relief assistance and services Response Storm
Donateur: The Netherlands Red Cross, Ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken (BuZa)
Uitvoerende partners: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

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