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FOCUS Project

Flood Oppressed Community Under Sustainability

Heavier rains during on 2011 resulted in flooding in many areas of Bangladesh. In the south western district of Satkhira the flood waters have not significantly receded with some unions remaining inundated with water even after months of the flood. The flood has lessened the traditional coping capacity of the people of TalaUpazila in Satkhira district.

Nabolokis implementing “Flood Oppressed Community” (FOCUS) project from July, 2016 to December 2017 in Jalalpur&Kheshra union of Talaupazilawith the financial support of DiakonieKatastrophenhilfe, Germany. The objective of the project is Flood risk of the oppressed communities reduced and communities are uplifted and better prepared toward sustainability through Capacity building. FOCUS project is providing rehabilitation support to 1838 vulnerable Households of concerning two unions to make them more adaptive and strengthen.

Major Activities:

  • Strengthening Disaster Management Committees

  • Preparation of community managed DRM plan at ward level.

  • Flood resilient house construction for more durable flood shelters

  • Preparing earthen mound for taking shelter during disaster.

  • Installation of elevated Rain Water Harvesting System (RWHS).

  • Installation of high raised environment friendly sanitary latrine for vulnerable households.

  • Introduce community based Arsenic Iron Removal Plant (AIRP) with back wash flashing system.

  • Livelihood support with Cattle distribution (Goat/ fishing net/ small trade) as alternative livelihood options.


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