Clean water and safe sanitation:
- 330,000 litres of clean water delivered daily
- 546 latrines placed in camps and neighbourhoods and are regularly desludged and cleaned
- Around 100 showers installed
- 25 hand-wash stands
- Around 3000 mobile toilets have been built and installed by NCA and partners.
- 13 wells have been drilled and equipped with hand pumps for use by schools
- 17 water distribution units set up in Gressier.
- 500 children and young people given access to sport and cultural activities every day: dance, football, capoeira and music. All participants receive one free hot meal every day.
- 16 psychosocial health personnel are at work five days a week in four camps to inform and train camp residents with a focus on learning, relaxation, discussion, advice and enjoyment.
- Training has been given in handicrafts such as weaving handbags out of recycled, discarded potato-chip packets.
Health and hygiene:
- Collection of rubbish in 12 camps and hygiene training.
- 200 patients receive emergency treatment every day at our health clinic
- 50 young people have been trained in health and hygiene and are now training residents in their local neighbourhoods
- Equipment for newborn care distributed to 2500 new mothers
- Hygiene training in 14 camps that has so far reached 25,000 people
Distribution of shelter and other equipment
- Tents for 10,000 people
- Home start-up materials for around 60,000 people
- Hygiene kits (soap, toilet paper, water purification tablets etc) for 10,000 people. A great deal more distributed by our sister organizations through the ACT Alliance.
- Distribution of food to 90,000 people and 100 children. This has recently been reduced to 35,000 people
- Around 35,000 people have received seeds to allow them to grow their own food
- 26 school tents delivered to five schools in Leogane, Petite Goave and Grand Goave, reaching over 20,000 students. Three tents delivered to schools for children with disabilities.
- 1493 students and 36 teachers at 15 schools trained in health and hygiene when wells and hand pumps were installed at their schools.
- Seven schools have been cleared for rubble
- Four schools have received biogass systems to treat human waste and produce biogas for use in food preparation.
- 432 teachers trained in psychosocial work with children, including training in how to recognize and deal with signs of stress among children
- Training in issues such as HIV, human rights, alcohol, substance abuse etc
- Rubble clearing in the streets through cash-for-work programmes
- Removal of rubble from collapsed houses and other buildings (around 84 m3 daily)
Cholera prevention activities:
- Information dissemination in all camps about how to prevent infection
- Hygiene equipment distributed to 25,500 people
- 300,000 chlorine tablets distributed
- Health clinic with seven beds has so far treated 70 people
- Extra training in hygiene and cholera prevention as well as distribution of chlorine and rehydration salts has taken place in already-existing programmes
- 13 km roads rehabilitated
- 10 hectares of riverbanks have been planted and secured
- 15,000 trees planted along riverbanks to prevent flooding and/or pollution of camp areas
- 8 greenhouses for trees established
Norwegian Church Aid coordinates its work and cooperates with:
WFP, MINUSTAH, embassies of Brazil, Canada, Switzerland, ACT-Alliance, local authorities, national authorities, CAP, OCHA, DINEPA, CAMEP, UNICEF, UNEP, UNDP, UNHABITAT.