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Bangladesh Red Crescent Society Monthly Activity April 2013

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CLIMATE CHANGE AND ADAPTATION (CCA) PROJECT

A total 350 sets of sanitary latrines have been distributed among selected households to reduce vulnerability on health, hygiene and sanitation by ensuring accessibility to improved water and sanitation facility in Bogra and Nijhumdwip. 100 households of Sariakandi also received support for superstructure development of sanitary latrine. Base construction of 6 tube wells completed in Patgram of Manikgonj district. It is expected that the partnership and collaboration with local government institutions will be developed through this activity.

The program conducted 124 court yard sessions throughout the project area during the reporting period to raise awareness on climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction. A total of 3,708 people of target community participated in those sessions. 8 CDMC meeting held in 8 communities during the reporting month.

As part of co-curriculum activities in CCA School, art competition on climate change and DRR held in Gopalganj and Manikganj district where 104 students participated, project proposal writing competition held in schools of Manikgonj with 25 participants and Essay Writing competition held with 48 participants from different classes of a School in Bogra. Besides, the program supported 6 schools in Bogra, Gopalganj and Noakhali district to establish library in school building.