SRHR Response in Flood Affected District in Nepal
Heavy Rain of 2076 Asar 27 (12 July 2019) most of the part of Durgabhagwati Rural Municipality of Rautahat district was hit by the flash flood. The normal life of the community people was completely distressed due to flood and forced to live in compromised in lack of e.g. food, safe water supply, sanitation facilities. Water Supply and Sanitation status of communities were completely damaged. Communities were compulsion to drink contaminated water of tube well and have practice of open defecation compromised living status. In that situation CARE Nepal and Rural Development Center Nepal (RDC Nepal) has jointly tried to address those communities' problems through the SRHE Response in flood affected district in Nepal project. The project was implemented in Ishnath Municipality, Durga Bhagawati and Yamunamai Rural Municipality of Rautahat district. The project has started on 15 September 2019 and completed 14 December 2019. Within 90 days of program implementation, we had conducted GBV awareness class, Sexual and Reproductive health camp, assessment of health facilities, Onsite coaching for implant and IUCD trained staff, onsite coaching for SBA and Non SBA nursing staff, MA onsite coaching for MA trained staffs, awareness about GBV classes with FCHV, mother group and adolescent, aware about GBV through the street drama equipment support for birthing canter etc.
- To distribute non-food items (dignity kit, WASH kit and Shelter items) to highly flood affected families.
- Hygiene promotion and disinfection of tube well of the affected community.
- To conduct an in-depth SRH need assessment and support in project area's health center to provide sexual and reproductive health service through the SRH camp.
- Women, man, child, health workers, health centre etc. of Yamunamai, Durgabhagawati rural municipality and Ishnath municipality were target of the SRHE Response in flood affected district in Nepal project.
- NFI support to 600 severely flood affected ares of Durgabhagwati RM.
- Contaminated tube wells of the flood affected areas were disinfected.
- Community people were actively participated in the disinfection activities and showed their readiness to in the similar activities in the communities.
- Community people knowledge enhance on water purifying and safe drinking water.
- 208 FCHV were aware through GBV awareness class.
- 1419 people were benefited from health camp.
- In total 15 health workers were benefited through the IUCD, Implant and MA onsite coaching.
The SRHR Response in Flood Affected District in Nepal project is help to flash out the health condition of Rautahat's women. Through the SRH campaign, we learnt uterus fulling is the one of the horrible conditions of Rautahat's women. RDC Nepal recommend to helping hands to help for this problem. In addition, it is necessary to enhance the knowledge of health staffs. We are also learned conditions of health facilities of Rautahat district and nature of government's health staff.