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Access to WASH for earthquake affected people in Sindhupalchowk

At the devastating earthquake of 25 April 2015, the UN-Habitat in partnership with the UNICEF is supporting this project through CERF funding to provide life supporting WASH provision to affected communities and to restore the previous sanitation and hygiene status in Sindhupalchowk. This will compliment UN-Habitat's existing regular programme of Sanitation Campaign and emergency programme providing temporary shelters for affected communities in these areas. The project is focused in two VDCs of Sindhupalchowk district, namely Sipapokhare , Bhotsipa.

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Shelter Provision for Most Vulnerables Before and During Monsoon

This project was launched after the devastating earthquake of April 25, 2015 in four VDCs (Sipapokhare, Bhotsipa, Irkhu, and Kubhinde) in Sindhupalchowk district with a major objective of constructing temporary shelters for most vulnerables and establishing community information centres (CICs) for information flow to community in this most transition period. The project is financially supported by the UN-HABITAT. A basic mission of the project is to establish at least 500 temporary shelters with two CICs.

Community Infrastructure Rehabilitation and Livelihood Improvement Program (CIRLIP)

This program is launched from July 2015 at six VDCs (Irkhu, Sangachowk, Sipapokhare, Kunchok, Nawalpur, and Bandegaun) in Sindhupalchowk district with the aim of rehabilitating the community infrastructures (e.g., irrigation systems, agriculture roads, community buildings, drinking water systems) and providing livelihood supports, affected by the recent earthquake of 25 April 2015. The project is financially supported by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and is jointly implemented by the CDECF in collaboration with local communities.

Open Defecation Free Campaign

Despite the gradual achievements in sanitation, still 57% of the country's population lacks access to a toilet services. Nepal has to achieve at least 53% toilet coverage by 2015 to meet the sanitation Millennium Development Goal (MDG). Sindhupalchok district though not so far from capital of Nepal still is far behind in sanitation facilities. Sanitation coverage in whole central development region is recorded 46.1% where as Sindhupalchok district has only 32% coverage and 42nd out of the 75 district in terms of sanitation (NMIP 2010). Among the household without sanitation facilities, 44.22% households defecate openly nearby their houses. Government of Nepal has taken target of declaring Sindhupalchok as Open Defecation Free (ODF) zone till the end of December 2015.

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Community Based Climate Risk Management Initiatives

Community Based Climate Risk Management InitiativesSindhupalchok district is facing highest degree of impacts of climate change and climate induced disaster along the risk of earth equake and other hazards. Landslide, floods, lightening and fire are common hazards of the district. The district is ranked in moderate category (0.356-0.600) to an overall climate change vulnerability index and stands at first vulnerable district to landslide hazard out of 75 districts.

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Integrated Reproductive Health and Microfinance Project

It was first launched on 12 VDCs of Sindhupalchowk during 2007 to 2010 and is shifted to next 10 VDCs (Baramchi, Batase, Golche, Lisankhu, Nawalpur, Phulpingdada, Sangachowk, Selang, Sunkhani and Thokarpa) from July, 2011 to June, 2014. The main objective is to improve the use of sexual and reproductive health services for the population of 10 rural VDCs of Sindhupalchowk district within the next 3 years in order to contribute to the reduction of maternal and neonatal mortality.

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Land Right Movement Support Program

In support of Community Self-Reliance Center (CSRC) Nepal, Land Right Movement Support Program has been implementing in 25 VDCs of Sindhupalchowk from September 2001. It advocates and lobby for securing the tenant rights on the lands of the rural farmers in which they are fully dependent upon. Trainings, networking and programs are organized to sensitize the farmers for their inherent rights and to teach new techniques in agricultural activities and increase the production. It works in coordination and communication with VDCs, District Agriculture Office

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Biomass Energy Support Component of Improved Cooking Stoves

This project has been launched in July 2002 in Sindhupalchowk and is currently working in 30 VDCs. The project is financial supported by Alternative Energy Promotion Center (AEPC) & Energy Support Assistant Program (ESAP). Under this project the existing community organizations, Saving and Credit groups, Forest users groups, women groups, cooperatives and farmers are mobilized for awareness generation and sensitization of need of improved cooking stove (ICS) promotion in terms of fuel wood saving, gender empowerment, time saving, health and hygiene.

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Trail Bridge Support Program

With the aim of constructing the trail bridges in most necessary area of the district, this project was started from July 2009 in support of TBSU/Helvetas and DCC Sindhupalchowk. The greater portion of the support has been shifted to SWAP from 2013. Major activities of the project include formation and mobilization of community base organization, user groups and user's committee for implementation of trial bridge program in the community, provide the capacity building trainings for user groups on group mobilization, public auditing and institutional buildinundefinedg, good governance and demonstration model bridge training (DMBT).
The activity also include preparation of the District Bridge Record (DBR) through survey of all old bridges of the district. Coordination and communication with VDCs, DDC, Rural Road Reconstruction Development Support Program (RRRDSP) and TBSU for cooperation, collaboration and partnership programming are also part of project.

Local Governance Community Development Program (LGCDP)

In direct collaboration with DDC Sindhupalchowk, LGCDP has been implemented in the district since June 2010. More practical and result oriented social mobilization guideline, operation manual and training module/curricula and other relevant documents and reports development and preparation under this project. It directly involves in social mobilization through social mobilizers and deals the complicated issues with support from DSMC and District Facilitator.