CERF-funded Project

Viet Nam

Provision of life-saving WASH, Health & Nutrition and Child Protection activities for the flood affected people (20-RR-CEF-061)

Project overview

The main objective of this project is to address affected people’s immediate needs in the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Health, Nutrition and Child Protection sectors. It specifically aims to reduce the risk of water-borne diseases, micronutrient deficiency and severe acute malnutrition of children under five. Additionally, it aims to reduce the risk of abuse, exploitation and violence against children and women in affected communities. This $1,200,000 UNICEF project supplies water tanks and water filters to affected households, conducts repairs on sanitation facilities in schools and health stations, carries out a nutrition screening campaign for 50,000 children under five in 158 affected communes, and provides gender- and age-appropriate child protection services, including information campaigns and psychosocial counseling, among other activities. The project provides life-saving assistance to 30,000 people, including 17,9000 children in the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector. Additionally, it provides assistance to 52,300 people in the Nutrition sector, including 52,000 children as well as assistance to 30,000 people, including 21,500 women and girls, in the Child Protection sector.

Sector Amount in US$
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene US$660,000
Nutrition US$324,000
Protection US$216,000