Asia / Pacific
Relief and Early Recovery Project: Recovering Living Conditions and Building Resilience Communities for 2013 flood affected households
With a grant from DanChurchAid, the Battambang Partnership Project has cooperated with the Cambodian NGO Rural Development Association, known as RDA, to implement a relief and early recovery project for flood-affected households across 33 target villages in the Mongkol Borey district, which is in Banteay Meanchey province.
During the recovery project, October 2013 through March 2014, CWS and RDA provided each family with unconditional cash of 95,000 Riels, about $23.75, one 30-liter jerry can, 80 tablets of aqua-tabs and 350 grams of detergent.
The project has directly benefitted 1,263 flood-affected households with 5,851 individuals, 2,818 men and 3,035 women.
The Battambang Partnership Project had already received grant support from ECHO through DCA, $179,732 in all, to implement a Recovering Living Conditions and Building Resilience project benefitting 1988 families affected by earlier 2013 floods in 36 target villages in Thma Koul district in Battambang province and in Mongkol Borey district in Banteay Meanchey province. This work was done in alliance with RDA. That project began in mid-February and will be completed in mid-December 2014. The objective of that project is that food security for poor and vulnerable flood-affected households in the target communities will improve, and that they will be able to restore their livelihoods. Among the activities: a $60 cash grant for food and livelihood activities.