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17 Dec 2018 description

Ek Sothea - CWS Cambodia | December 14, 2018

This blog is the second in a four-part series focusing on CWS water, sanitation and hygiene programs in each of four Asian countries where we work. This one focuses on Myanmar. It’s important to know that the acronym WASH stands for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene.

04 Dec 2018 description

CWS received 3,000 collapsible jerry cans, 2,750 mosquito nets, 6,000 mats and 4,000 solar lamps from UNHCR to share with affected families……

The earthquake and tsunami on September 28, 2018 - and the resulting land liquefaction and landslides - killed 2,101 people. Palu was the worst-affected area: more than 1,700 people died there. Search and rescue operations were stopped on October 12; according to Indonesia’s national disaster management agency, at least 1,075 people are still reported missing.

27 Nov 2018 description

In a part of Myanmar that is especially susceptible to natural disaster, primarily related to yearly monsoon rains and flooding, CWS has led Community-based Disaster Risk Reduction (CBDRR) activities for several years with a focus on two townships initially, and now just one: Maubin Township in the Ayeyarwaddy region. In the past two years CWS has expanded CBDRR activities in 15 communities, where no other non-government or civil society groups are working with communities on this important issue, which affects everyone because everyone lives, and works, in the massive river delta.

19 Nov 2018 description

Today, CWS is distributing 200,000 liters of clean water daily at 24 locations. This is accomplished with a fleet of seven trucks and reaches more than 16,000 people from 3,693 households every day……

CWS started water distributions on October 4th. Today, CWS is distributing 80,000 liters of clean water daily at 16 locations for 6,200+ people affected by the Central Sulawesi earthquake……

13 Nov 2018 description

CWS started water distributions on October 4th. Today, CWS is distributing 80,000 liters of clean water daily at 16 locations for 6,200+ people affected by the Central Sulawesi earthquake……

The earthquake and tsunami on September 28, 2018 - and the resulting land liquefaction and landslides - killed 2,077 people. Palu was the worst-affected area; more than 1,700 people died there. Search and rescue operations were stopped on October 12; according to Indonesia's national disaster management agency, at least 1,075 people are still reported missing.

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