Burkina Faso

Assistance in Hygiene and Sanitation for displaced populations and host populations affected by the security crisis in the provinces of Loroum and Yatenga, Northern Region

Burkina Faso Humanitarian Action
April 2020
October 2020

In the framework of this 6-month project, ACTED wishes to assist and reinforce the capacities of the displaced populations and host populations affected by the security crisis, in Hygiene and Sanitation in the Northern Region, in the provinces of Yatenga and Loroum, in coordination with the partners supporting the intervention: the DREA (Direction Régionale de l'Eau et de l'Assainissement du Nord). The project will focus on communes affected by population displacement and will provide 1 - secure access to sanitation infrastructure through the rehabilitation/construction of sanitation facilities in and 2 - improved hygiene practices through hygiene promotion and community mobilization, as well as the distribution of hygiene and dignity kits for a total of 30,000 people (15,600 women, 14,400 men, including 15,900 children and 360 disabled people). During the covid-19 period, ACTED will review its intervention methodologies in order to take into account the preventive measures related to covid-19, in particular with regard to clustering. 10 Health Centres have been set up, and activities and distributions (training, awareness-raising, distribution of kits) have been set up.

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Assistance in Hygiene and Sanitation for displaced populations and host populations affected by the security crisis

Hygiene and Sanitation Assistance for Displaced Populations and Host Populations Affected by the Security Crisis in the Provinces of Loroum and Yatenga, Northern Region

Water Hygiene and Sanitation in Burkina Faso

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