UNICEF Syr. WASH assistance to IDPs and host communities in Hassaka City

Project completed

The conflict has been ruining the lives and Iivelihoods of millions. In addition, lt has disrupted power supplies, affecting in turn water services, forcing responsible technical staff of the water authorities to regularly run maintenance and operations of infrastructure of basic services. Safe drinking water, proper sanitation, and hygiene conditions have been negatively impacted, especially in the crowded collective shelters. This Intervention comes as a response to the assessment of Hassakeh City that indicates shortage in water supply as weIl as access to adequate hygiene and sanitation services for Internally displaced persons ( IDPs) and host communities (HC).

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Syria
Water
Humanitarian Assistance & DRR
Drinking water and basic sanitation (WASH) (til 2016)
Material relief assistance
15.11.2013 - 31.12.2014
CHF 500'000
Background

According to the Ministry of Local Administration (MOLA's) estimates as of May 2013, 207.400 IDPs were reported as living in 65 collective shelters in Hassakeh Governorate. These shelters otten lack basic living standards and in need for repairs to ensure adequate water supply and sanitation to reduce the risk of disease outbreaks.

Objectives

lmproving the living conditions of the aftected and dispiac population hosted in collective shelters in Hassakeh City throu the provision of adequate clean water, improved

Target groups

lnternally displaced people (IDPs) and host communities (HC) in Hassakeh city in Syria

Medium-term outcomes

At least for 20000 people (IDPs and HC) have access to sufficient quantity and quality of water for drinking, cooking, and maintaining personal hygiene and wellbeing(1). To ensure populations in crowded sefflements have access to toilets and bath rooms that ate culturally appropriate, secure, sanitary, user-friendly, and gender appropriate (2).At least for 20000 people (IDPs and HC) have access to sufficient quantity and quality of water for drinking, cooking, and maintaining personal hygiene and wellbeing(1). To ensure populations in crowded sefflements have access to toilets and bath rooms that ate culturally appropriate, secure, sanitary, user-friendly, and gender appropriate (2).

Results

Expected results:  

First phase


Results from previous phases:  

At least for 20000 people (IDPs and HC) have access to sufficient quantity and quality of water for drinking, cooking, and maintaining personal hygiene and wellbeing(1). To ensure populations in crowded sefflements have access to toilets and bath rooms that ate culturally appropriate, secure, sanitary, user-friendly, and gender appropriate (2).


Directorate/federal office responsible SDC
Credit area Humanitarian aid
Project partners Contract partner
United Nations Organization (UNO)
  • United Nations Children’s Fund
  • UNICEF


Budget Current phase Swiss budget CHF   500'000 Swiss disbursement to date CHF   500'000
Project phases

Phase 1 15.11.2013 - 31.12.2014   (Completed)