UNICEF Supported Rohingya WASH Project

Improved WASH Services to the Myanmar Refugees Population

This project started to respond to the unprecedented influx of forcibly displaced Rohingya refugees from Myanmar. It emphasizes inclusive WASH services for all Rohingya communities in order to ensure that the whole community including people with disabilities and people facing additional vulnerabilities can access WASH facilities and practice their WASH needs easily.

Duration Implemented Places Target Beneficiaries Donor
September 2017-Continuing Camps 16 (Moynnerghona) and 22. (Unchiprang)
Ukhiya and Teknaf Upazilas of Cox’s Bazar District
17,807 Rohingya population from 3,806 households (Female: 9,194, Male: 8,613) and, among them children 8,935 (0-18 years), adolescents 1,781 (10-19 years) and elderly 436 Unicef

Accomplishments

  • Vulnerable children and families in camps are aware of public health risks related to WASH and prepared to adopt individual, household, and community measures to reduce them
  • Rohinga refugees in camps have access to adequate, safe, affordable, and sustainable sanitation services
  • Rohingya refugees in camps/settlements have access to adequate, safe, affordable, and sustainable water services.

Action Pictures

Bucket Chlorination Test by DSK Volunteer

Water Supply through Pipe Network

Garbage collection by Rohingya Volunteer

Latrine Desludging

Clean Camp Campaign for Hygiene Promotion

Discussion Session on Global Hand Washing Day 2019 at CIC Office