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Project WASH, Food Security and Nutrition Project
Started on (Date) December’16
Phased out (Date) / Continuing April’17
Funded by Unicef
Implementing Partner NGO Forum
Working area Islampur and Dewangonj in Jamalpur District
Objectives To support flood affected population having access to flood resilient WASH (Water, Sanitation & Hygiene) services and ensure improved access to nutritional services among children under age five and pregnant and lactating women (PLW).


Key interventions
  • # Screening for malnutrition children among under five,
  • # Screening 3000 PLW,
  • # Cash transfer of Tk. 3,500 of admitted for SAM treatment,
  • # Unconditional Cash Transfer Tk.1,500/family for 2000 Pregnant and Lactating Women,
  • #  IYCF  session conducted,
  • # Joint Field Vis,
  • # Organized Cooking Demonstration,
  • # emergency resilience improved latrines  constructed,
  • # 160 latrine for people with different needs (elderly, child and disable)  constructed


Result of intervention
  1. # Improved nutritional status among children with Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) referral and treatment
  2. # Improved nutritional knowledge on Infant and Young Children Feeding (IYCF) practice among mothers
  3. # Safe water options ensured for most affected communitie


Project outcome
  • # 37,500 people (7,500 HHs) in the most affected communities of Jamalpur have access to flood resilient WASH services
  • # Improved nutritional status of under five children as well as pregnant and lactating women

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