Pakistan

KP reconstruction program

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The KP Reconstruction Program supports efforts by the Government of Pakistan to rebuild public infrastructure destroyed by conflict and the 2010 floods in the Malakand division of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The program focuses on rebuilding facilities for education, health, water, and sanitation and helps build the capacity of governmental departments that are instrumental in delivering these essential services. The project works closely the Provincial Reconstruction Rehabilitation and Settlement Authority (PaRRSA).

OBJECTIVES

The main objective of the KP Reconstruction Program is to enhance the stabilization and development of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa by rebuilding public infrastructure for education, health, water and sanitation and increasing the capacity of the provincial government.

MAIN ACTIVITIES

  • Reconstruct and rehabilitate destroyed government schools

  • Assist in the recovery, staffing, and provision of supplies for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Department of Health

  • Restore and improve water and sanitation systems

  • Improve the capacity of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to support the operational costs of the program, including utilities, transportation, and communications

Rehabilitate and restore flood­ damaged infrastructure

RESULTS TO DATE

  • Forty Three (40) schools serving for 8,000 students completed, equipped, and handed over to the Department of Education

  • Supplies and equipment provided to 47 health facilities

  • Survey and assessment of 13 water and sanitation systems completed and Physical work has been started on many projects

  • The two headworks (Amandara and Munda) damaged during the 2010 flooding are 90% completed

  • Construction work has been started on the five fully damaged Health Facilities

  • Khwazakhela Bridge damaged during the 2010 flooding has been 35% completed