Contributing to the mitigation of mortality and morbidity caused by waterborne diseases and worsened by IDP movements in the Kalémie health catchment area, 5 IDP host villages and 12 villages on the Kalemie-Bendera axis with active community participation
In DRC, Katanga province accounts for about 70% of cholera cases alone. During this 12-month project, ACTED will contribute to the communities’ mitigation of the cholera epidemic, while consolidating and continuing the fight against water, sanitation and hygiene vulnerability. The project will include the construction of 800 latrine blocks and hadwashing points, 300 SanPlat slabs, 350 wooden slabs and 350 garbage pits, the setup of community chlorine selling points, and several awareness campaigns. 10,000 people, including at least 50% women, will b sensitized to waterborne disease prevention, hygiene-related health problems, public sanitation, home-based chlorination, etc., for the benefit of 127,628 people.