ASSAM FLOOD RESPONSEPROGRAMMEOxfam India HumanitarianProgramme Response ClosureAssam | 2012-13Photo Credits: Oxfam: - Zubi...
Oxfam Assam Flood Response Coverage                                                            Supported by: Flood Respons...
Oxfam’s reach: 7480 households (48,620       individuals)  received Hygiene kits;many more have benefitedfrom WASH facilit...
Response Timeline – July’12 to Feb’2013Date                 Timeline17-19 June           Breakout of floods in Assam / OI ...
Response Timeline…cont…18-21 Sept        SLT, Board Members visit to Morigaon and interact with the community             ...
Immediate Post flood situation – 2.4 million affectedin 1st phase; 2.9 million affected in 2nd phase;543,088 displaced thr...
Initial Response: Hygiene kits distribution inMorigaon                                          Page 7
Distribution of hygiene kits in Sonitpur – July’12                                         Page 8
Oxfam Response – July’12 to Feb ‘13Safe Water, Sanitation and Hygiene – 7480 families (direct beneficiaries)• Oxfam’s WASH...
Response Activities…cont…• Oxfam has provided livelihood support through Cash for Work    interventions to 625 households ...
Beneficiary Details – Result wise (under ECHO)Results                               Sector              No of             ...
Shelter construction – 50 such permanent shelterunits were constructed in Morigaon                                      Pa...
Images of Shelter beneficiaries in Morigaon                                      Page 13
Set of shelters constructed by Oxfam India inMorigaon                                       Page 14
Shelter beneficiaries who received solar lamps inMorigaon                                        Page 15
Some more group of shelter beneficiaries inMorigaon                                       Page 16
Shelter assistance in Sonitpur – 100 permanentshelters were provided by Oxfam                                      Page 17
Another set of permanent shelters in Sonitpur                                       Page 18
Shelter beneficiaries who received solar lamps inSonitpur                                        Page 19
Unconditional Cash Transfer to 175 households                                     Page 20
Cash for Work provided to 450 families                                         Page 21
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Morigaon                                      Page 22
Permanent Toilet cum Bathing Unit (with WASHfacilities) in Morigaon                                    Page 23
Another Toilet cum Bathing Unit (with WASHfacilities) in Morigaon                                     Page 24
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Sonitpur                                       Page 25
Permanent Toilet cum Bathing Unit (with WASHfacilities) in Sonitpur                                     Page 26
Flood Response Team – Many others (not in thephoto) have spent weeks and months in the field todeliver the program        ...
Funding SupportFunded by European Commission for Humanitarian Aid and Civil ProtectionDepartment (ECHO); Internal fundrais...
A Big Thank You                To  Oxfam India Senior Leadership Team   ECHO, Oxfam affiliates and donors                H...
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Oxfam India's response to Assam floods

  1. 1. ASSAM FLOOD RESPONSEPROGRAMMEOxfam India HumanitarianProgramme Response ClosureAssam | 2012-13Photo Credits: Oxfam: - Zubin Zaman, Bipul Borah,Bhaswar Banerjee, Bulbul Moshahary, Sameera Ahmed,Amit Sengupta, Chandrakant Deokar, Medini Tasha.External staffs: Jane Alam, Rajakiran, P Patil 15 February 2013Sam Spickett/Red RSneha Krishnan/UCL
  2. 2. Oxfam Assam Flood Response Coverage Supported by: Flood Response Areas in Assam:Morigaon, Sonitpur, Nagaon Page 2 Infographics made by Amit Sengupta/Oxfam/2013
  3. 3. Oxfam’s reach: 7480 households (48,620 individuals) received Hygiene kits;many more have benefitedfrom WASH facilities, PHP,CfW and Shelter Assistance Rights in Crisis: District-wise reach 3,200 2,800 Households in Sonitpur. Households in Morigaon. Biswanath Block Mayang and Lahorighat Block 7480 households includes coverage in Morigaon, Sonitpur and Nagaon.
  4. 4. Response Timeline – July’12 to Feb’2013Date Timeline17-19 June Breakout of floods in Assam / OI Sitrep 1 on 19 June28 June - 8th July Assessment at Jorhat, Golaghat and Sibsagar; Sonitpur; Morigaon and Nagaon Oxfam participated in the debrief meeting of ECHO assessment mission and Inter6-Jul Agency Group (IAG) members of Assam that was held in Guwahati. OI SITREP 5 dated 9 July states that Oxfam India has decided to launch a 6 months9-Jul humanitarian response in Morigaon, Sonitpur and Nagaon districts9-Jul Consortia approach for ECHOs 2 million Euro flood response appeal9-Jul Procurement Starts13-Jul Assam flood response strategy circulated16-Jul First NFI kits (hygiene kits and tarpaulin) distribution starts in Morigaon17-Jul Oxfam sets up field offices in Morigaon and Sonitpur First phase of flood response (with NFI kits), PHE - construction of temporary latrines, bathing cubicles, hand pump repair and chlorination; PHP - village meetings, hygiene16 July to 18 Sept promotion Page 4
  5. 5. Response Timeline…cont…18-21 Sept SLT, Board Members visit to Morigaon and interact with the community Third spell of floods breakout (that affected 2.9 million population as per SDMA, Govt. of Assam flood report) - Water submerges Oxfam flood project areas in Morigaon and19-Sep Sonitpur26-27 Sept ECHO start-up workshop at Guwahati1 Oct onwards Beneficiary selection for Cash for Work begins11th Oct Distribution in Morigaon in response to third spell30-Oct Shelter procurement starts from Hub/field office2-Nov Shelter material arrives in field Cash for Work starts28-Nov 1st Shelter prototype made in Sonitpur7 Jan - 11 Jan ECHO monitoring mission by Davide Zappa and Elio De Bonis to Flood response project areas; Morigaon and Sonitpur Vivien Walden, Global Humanitarian MEL Advisor, OGB and Elizabeth Ellen Fewtrell, Business Support Administrator arrives at Morigaon for Evaluation of Flood response programme; 12 jan and 13 jan - field visit to Morigaon; 14 jan - field visit to Sonitpur;12 Jan - 15 Jan 15 jan - staff interviews and travel to Guwahati16-Jan Evaluation debrief at Guwahati15 Feb Response programme closes ECHO lesson learnt workshop for all ‘ECHO-Assam flood response’ partners at5 March Guwahati Page 5
  6. 6. Immediate Post flood situation – 2.4 million affectedin 1st phase; 2.9 million affected in 2nd phase;543,088 displaced throughout Assam Page 6
  7. 7. Initial Response: Hygiene kits distribution inMorigaon Page 7
  8. 8. Distribution of hygiene kits in Sonitpur – July’12 Page 8
  9. 9. Oxfam Response – July’12 to Feb ‘13Safe Water, Sanitation and Hygiene – 7480 families (direct beneficiaries)• Oxfam’s WASH programme provided safe water, sanitation and hygiene facilities; addressed public health risks targeting communities who have both been directly and indirectly affected by the floods. This meant immediate provisioning of safe water, community latrines, bathing cubicles, handpump repair and chlorination; and public health campaigns in the camp areas and affected villages.• In addition, a large number of families have benefited from the WASH facilities (hand pump repair, water source chlorination, trainings), public health promotion campaigns.Emergency Food Security and Vulnerable Livelihood – 625 households• We delivered emergency livelihood support though a well designed cash for work component to ensure that immediate food and income needs are addressed among the worst affected.Shelter assistance – 207 families• Construction of permanent shelters to 150 worst affected families to rebuild their shelters though a cash for work programme. In addition, 57 families were given shelter kits (CGI sheets) to help them build their houses. Page 9
  10. 10. Response Activities…cont…• Oxfam has provided livelihood support through Cash for Work interventions to 625 households (175 HHs - unconditional cash support; 450 beneficiaries - cash for work and cash for training).• As part of emergency hygiene kits, Oxfam has distributed 359,400 chlorine tablets ; water containers and hygiene kits to 5990 households in Morigaon, Sonitpur and Nagaon.• Hand pumps chlorination done for 4195 hand pumps in Morigaon, Nagaon and Sonitpur since July in three phases. Out of which 1507 were done with ECHO support.• Hygiene programme activities and campaigns in the project locations have now come to a close. A total of 42398 individuals have benefitted from the hygiene promotion activities.• All program activities have now come to a close. Staffs would return to their substantial positions. Page 10
  11. 11. Beneficiary Details – Result wise (under ECHO)Results Sector No of Populations households (Approx)Result 1: Improved access to Food Security and 625 3,900cash and income-generating Livelihood (175 HH underopportunities through cash unconditional cashtransfers, skill training and transfer and 450 underincreased access to government cash for work)entitlementsResult 2: Shelters of the most Shelter 207 1345vulnerable households in the targetcommunities are restored throughmaterial and knowledge support,incorporating DRR techniquesResult 3: Increased access to Water, Sanitation 6,000 39,000safe drinking water, sanitation and Hygienefacilities and increased awareness (WaSH)on positive hygiene practices
  12. 12. Shelter construction – 50 such permanent shelterunits were constructed in Morigaon Page 12
  13. 13. Images of Shelter beneficiaries in Morigaon Page 13
  14. 14. Set of shelters constructed by Oxfam India inMorigaon Page 14
  15. 15. Shelter beneficiaries who received solar lamps inMorigaon Page 15
  16. 16. Some more group of shelter beneficiaries inMorigaon Page 16
  17. 17. Shelter assistance in Sonitpur – 100 permanentshelters were provided by Oxfam Page 17
  18. 18. Another set of permanent shelters in Sonitpur Page 18
  19. 19. Shelter beneficiaries who received solar lamps inSonitpur Page 19
  20. 20. Unconditional Cash Transfer to 175 households Page 20
  21. 21. Cash for Work provided to 450 families Page 21
  22. 22. Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Morigaon Page 22
  23. 23. Permanent Toilet cum Bathing Unit (with WASHfacilities) in Morigaon Page 23
  24. 24. Another Toilet cum Bathing Unit (with WASHfacilities) in Morigaon Page 24
  25. 25. Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Sonitpur Page 25
  26. 26. Permanent Toilet cum Bathing Unit (with WASHfacilities) in Sonitpur Page 26
  27. 27. Flood Response Team – Many others (not in thephoto) have spent weeks and months in the field todeliver the program Page 27
  28. 28. Funding SupportFunded by European Commission for Humanitarian Aid and Civil ProtectionDepartment (ECHO); Internal fundraising, Oxfam Canada and OxfamAustralia Corporate support: Mphasis, Autodesk, HSBC, GATI Page 28
  29. 29. A Big Thank You To Oxfam India Senior Leadership Team ECHO, Oxfam affiliates and donors Head Office Humanitarian staffs from the Kolkata hub and other regional officesespecially staffs and volunteers who spent weeks and months in the field executing and delivering the ‘Assam Flood Response Programme 2012-13’ Page 29

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