01 Nov 2016

ACTED – Weekly Activity Update 1 November 2016

ACTED IN ANBAR

In Anbar governorate, ACTED is distributing 230 Sealing of Kits (SoK) and 330 Non-Food Items (NFI) kits in Bzibiz camp and Amariyat al Fallujah. NFI kits include plywood, tarpaulin, bowls, cooking pots, plates, and cooking stoves.

Since September, ACTED has reached over 21,792 beneficiaries through daily water-trucking, delivering an average of 20-25 litres of emergency water per day in HTC and Bzibiz camps.

In November, ACTED will provide WASH supplies in Bzibiz and HTC camps, Amariyat al Fallujah and Al Khalidiyah. 1,500 jerry cans, 3,000 basins, 450 water tanks will be distributed.

In November, in HTC and Amariyat al Fallujah, ACTED will implement a Cash-for-Work project targeting 4,788 direct and indirect beneficiaries. Activities will cover waste management, small maintenance for shelter and wash facilities as well as awareness sessions to open a peace dialogue between IDPs and the host community.


ACTED IN DIYALA

ACTED operates in Diyala governorate from its base in Kalar. Three main projects are currently underway: Family Friendly Rations (FFR) funded by WFP; Rapid Response Mechanism (RRM) supported by UNICEF and WFP and Mass Information, a UNHCR project.

ACTED has been implementing FFR activities since 2014, focusing primarily on Khanaqin. ACTED currently services over 6,000 IDP families on a monthly basis, with approximately 65 kilos of food per family.

ACTED’s RRM activities are designed for emergency assistance for newly arriving IDPs in Tazade, Qurato, Alwand 1, and Alwand 2 camps. RRM kits comprise 6kg of food, a hygiene kit (a Baby Kit if needed) and water.

ACTED’s Mass Information project offers awareness and public safety training to in-camp IDPs on issues including Fire Safety, Child Labor, and Returnee Rights. Approximately 12,000 people are reached on average per campaign.

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