Terai Flood Response Project

On 1st July 2017 heavy monsoon rains caused a devastating flood that affected 35 districts in the Tarai, the southern belt of Nepal. ACN together with Pokhara Christian Community (PCC) took action to provide immediate relief to flood survivors in Nawalparasi district which was one of the severely affected districts. 

The Response programme was implemented in three phases

Achievements

  • 3,673 people received emergency food packages in the first phase of response
  • 5,600 people received food packages, water filter, tarpaulin and sanitation materials in the second phase of response
  • 7,000 vulnerable people received flood relief materials in the third phase of response. (people with disabilities, pregnant and post- delivery mothers and elderly people were given first priority)

For long term recovery

  • 1,426 people benefited through health camps
  • 1,177 people benefited through safe water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) camps
  • 43 toilets were repaired (268 people benefited)  
  • 61 water drinking taps were repaired ( 334 people benefited)
  • 4 hand-washing stations were constructed in schools. (1790 students benefited)
  • 5 Anti-human trafficking awareness program were conducted (320 people participated)

Landslide Response Project

On 1st July 2017 heavy monsoon rains caused a landslide in Kaski district that resulted in the death of 4 people. 20 families were severely affected. ACN and PCC assessed the situation and provided immediate relief to landslide survivors. 

Achievement

  • 23 families received food packages and CGI Tin sheets for shelters
  • 310 Gabion boxes were distributed
  • 37 families received blankets
  • 1,500 people benefited through the repair of a damaged suspension bridge
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