Community Development Program Photos: 7 July to 13 July 2012
The USAID CDP program is active in Khost, Paktika, Paktya,Ghazni, Kandahar, Helmand, and Zabul provinces
GhazniDeh Yak District, Ghazni Province: The Deh Yak district sub-Governor and otherrepresentatives of the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan participate inopening ceremonies for the West Ramak Village Irrigation Rehabilitation Project
HelmandResidents excavate a road side culvertsystem near a market in Lashkar Gah
In the 17 weeks between April 7th and July 13th 2012: GIRoA partnerships in 7 Provinces 26 projects launched, 1 project completed, 10 projects approved 9,245 cash for work jobs created 23.5 km of irrigation canals repaired 18,207 m2 of pedestrian access pathways restored 9.6 km of road side canals and 5.1km of other drainage repaired 46 road side culverts reconstructed 80,615 m3 of refuse removed from public areas
Paktya Residents repairing a protection wall in Shekawa village, Jaji district
Paktika Extensive repairs to the irrigation network in Sar Hawza district began this week. The project scope, which provides temporary employment to 615 Sar Hawza residents for 90 days, covers repairs to 24 reservoirs, nine pipe culverts, and 4.6km of canals.
ZabulStorm drainagerehabilitation alongthe main road thatruns betweenKalakhel andSolaymankhelvillages began duringthe last week ofJune. Repairs to thisdrainage system willprevent flood-borneroad washouts thatpresently impact andestimated 35,000people living in ShahJoy district
KhostShort term community-based laborers repaired 522 m3of erosion protection walls and 200m of irrigationcanals in Tani district, Khost province this week
PaktyaResidents of Mir Hassan village inDand Wa pattan district spent theweek working on repairs to erosionprotection walls (shown) and akarez system.
HelmandRoad side drainagerepairs near amarket in LashkarGah district. Thisproject, whichbegan on May 19th,is now 22%complete. Repairswill help to maintaininfrastructure builtunder a 2002master plan for theprovince, developedby local governmentauthorities.
Khost Residents of Gurbuz district repaired 525 m3 of erosion protection walls and 400m of canals this week,
ZabulResidents living near the Shar I Safa bazaar inTarnak Wa Jaldak district repair erosion controlwalls near a road leading to the bazaar
GhazniA resident of Deh Yak district,walks along part of the 784meters of canal cleaned duringthe first few days after theproject launch on July 9th.