Community Development Program Photos: 21 July to 27July 2012
Khost(Above) Residents of Tani district, Khost province repair an erosion protection wallintended to reduce flood damage to local farmland. Tani residents repaired 420 m3 ofprotection walls and 90 m of canals this week.
PaktyaResidents of Zhara Kheel village in Jaji district repairan erosion protection wall. Three villages coveredunder this project finished repairs this week,bringing the cross-district irrigation restorationproject close to the 80% complete mark.
GhazniResidents of Qalatee village in Ghazni district enjoyed an extremely productive week, refurbishing 31 karezwells and 770m of irrigation canals in addition to 4 culverts, one check dam and 460 m3 of erosionprotection walls. Shown here, the Qalatee workforce restores a small water passage along the canal.
HelmandResidents of Lashkar Gah district create baseline road-side canal forms using steel reinforcement bar. The steelframes will further strengthen the drainage walls, makingit easier to accommodate concrete drainage covers.
Paktya Villagers meet to launch irrigation repairs across several villages in Chamkani district
KandaharA mason supervises Spin Boldak residents as they repair road sidecanals near the Spin Boldak main bazaar. Residents managed torepair 326 m of side canals this week, in addition to 426 m2 ofpedestrian access pathways. This is one of two CDP projectsongoing in Spin Boldak district.
PaktikaResidents of SarHawza district buildwooden framesthat will eventuallyshape concreteirrigation canal sidewalls. Residentsexcavated andframed 200 metersof the canal thisweek, in addition toreconstructing 300m3 of erosionprotection walls.The project, whichis reaching the 20%complete mark, willinvolve repairs to4.6km of canals aswell as 24 waterreservoirs.
ZabulQalat districtresidentsreconstructed 139 mof road side drainagecanals and 172m2 ofpedestrian accesspathways betweenJuly 21st and July27th, pushing plannedrepairs to the Qalatbazaar infrastructurepast the 85%complete mark.
PaktikaResidents of Zhargun Shahr district work on thereconstruction of Mohammad Dhost road.