Community driven family shelter muslim aid


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Community driven family shelter muslim aid

  1. 1. Presented on January 25, 2011 By: Iqbal Ahmed and Bikash Sarker
  2. 2. <ul><li>A UK based organization working in Bangladesh since 1991 after a devastating cyclone in Coastal areas </li></ul><ul><li>At present it works in the fields of Disaster Management, DRR, WASH, Livelihoods, Education and Health all over the country </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Emergency relief with Food, NFI, Health and WASH </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Livelihoods and Shelter </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>School support </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Disaster Preparedness </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cash for work and Food Security </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Along with MAHQ support </li></ul><ul><li>some of the major donors: </li></ul><ul><li>ECHO </li></ul><ul><li>UNFAO </li></ul><ul><li>WFP </li></ul><ul><li>UMCOR </li></ul><ul><li>IDB </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Sidr affected: Bagerhat, Pirojpur, Bhola and Patuakhali districts </li></ul><ul><li>(mostly concentrated in Sharankhola and Mirzagonj Upazillas of Bagerhat and Patuakhali respectively) </li></ul><ul><li>Aila Affected: Satkhira, Bagerhat, Pirojpur, Patuakhali and Khulna districts </li></ul><ul><li>(mostly concentrated in Shyamnagar, Ashashuni and Tala Upazillas of Satkhira district and Koira of Khulna district) </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><ul><li>Construction and repairing of family shelters: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Total Construction: 3,610 Shelter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Total Repair: 6,275 Shelter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sanitary Latrine: An integral part of each Shelter Household: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Total construction: 5,595 Sanitary Latrines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Total Repair: 1,000 Sanitary Latrines. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Type-1: Core Shelter with MAHQ support </li></ul><ul><li>Total: 1000 in Mirzagonj and Sharankhola </li></ul><ul><li>Layout: 2 rooms with Veranda </li></ul><ul><li>Size: 383 Sq. Ft. </li></ul><ul><li> (2 X 10.83 ft. x 10.83 ft. + Veranda 21.67 ft x 6.83 ft.) </li></ul><ul><li>Plinth area total: 397 sq. Ft. </li></ul><ul><li>Structure: Brick foundation and wall. </li></ul><ul><li>Roof: CI Sheet with wooden Truss </li></ul><ul><li>Floor: Earthen </li></ul>
  8. 14. <ul><li>Total: 100 (Rampal, Bagerhat) with MAHQ support </li></ul><ul><li>Layout: 1 room </li></ul><ul><li>Size: 200 Sq. Ft. (20 ft x 10 ft.) </li></ul><ul><li>Structure: Wooden wall </li></ul><ul><li>Roof: CI Sheet with wooden Truss </li></ul><ul><li>Wooden pole </li></ul><ul><li>Floor: Earthen </li></ul>
  9. 15. Picture Type-2: Transitional Shelter (a)
  10. 16. <ul><li>Total: 2510 (Bagerhat, Patuakhali and Satkhira) with ECHO Support </li></ul><ul><li>Layout: 1 room </li></ul><ul><li>Size: </li></ul><ul><li>1. 112 sq.ft. (14 ft x 8 ft.) : 800 Nos. </li></ul><ul><li>2. 160 sq.ft. (16ft x 10 ft.): 1710 Nos. </li></ul><ul><li>Structure: CI Sheet wall </li></ul><ul><li>Roof: CI Sheet with wooden Truss </li></ul><ul><li>Pillar: Total 10; RCC-4; Wooden-6. </li></ul>Type-2: Transitional Shelter (b)
  11. 17. Picture Type-2: Transitional Shelter (b)
  12. 18. <ul><li>Beneficiary Selection through community meeting </li></ul>Community Driven Muslim Aid Approach
  13. 19. <ul><li>Group Consultation and developed shelter design </li></ul><ul><li>Six groups developed 6 designs and MA compiled all and made one </li></ul>Open air consultation .............
  14. 20. Community Sharing ............
  15. 21. Contracting or Direct Construction? Implementation: There was a Big Question
  16. 22. <ul><li>Community awareness through meeting and information sharing in Group/ Cluster formed with 10 HHs in each </li></ul><ul><li>Group Orientation with the concept of “I build my own house and help build others” to build confidence. </li></ul><ul><li>Verify land documents . People who didn’t have land were organized and helped purchase a common land and develop cluster village. </li></ul><ul><li>Bilateral agreement and business plan between MA and individual beneficiary </li></ul>4-step implementation: ............
  17. 23. It was the people who made it…
  18. 24. <ul><li>Cash was distributed by 7 installments at the levels of Layout, Plinth, Lintel, Wall completion, Roof, Door & Window and finishing. </li></ul><ul><li>Group/Cluster members put their labour all together </li></ul><ul><li>In groups they collected wood and bamboo for door, window and roof trusses </li></ul><ul><li>Muslim Aid collected CI sheet directly from the manufacturers for them </li></ul>Challenge was to Procure materials BUT there was a wise solution:
  19. 25. <ul><li>MA Supervisors accompanied in procuring materials from local market </li></ul><ul><li>MA Monitors and Engineers met the group in every week </li></ul><ul><li>MA maintained Beneficiary File and Pass Book. 2 copies; All the documents, bill and vouchers we preserved in both the files at houses and offices. </li></ul><ul><li>Group leaders checked the documents and monitored the progress </li></ul>A big deal was to manage accounts BUT became easy……………
  20. 26. <ul><li>Community selected the masons group and Muslim Aid provided training. </li></ul><ul><li>Community built their houses and Muslim Aid was always in their back </li></ul><ul><li>Community Contribution: Open </li></ul>
  21. 27. What a confident !!!!!!!!!