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Fiji WASH Cluster Cyclone Winston Response WASH Cluster Meeting #8 8 April 2016
Meeting Objectives Provide updates for Cluster members on the current situation – including feedback from taskforces Agree on priorities and any changes required for the week ahead
Agenda Welcome and Introduction Progress on action points of last meeting TC Zena TC Winston Situation update Epidemiological update Update from taskforce o Drinking Water Quality Update on situation Next Steps o o Planning o o Response o o Monitoring WASH in Schools Health Communications WASH in HCF Sanitation Other matters
Progress on Action Points
TC Zena .
Sit. Rep 153 NDMO Confirmed Death toll is 3. District EOC’s have deployed teams to various affected areas - awaiting reports from subdivisions Evacuation centres are being disinfected and aquatabs and soaps are being distributed by EHOs All school shelters have been told to prepare for classes to resume today 97 schools are being used as evacuation centres CENTRAL WEST EAST NORTH Total Evacuation 18 Centres 177 10 39 244 Evacuees 10, 196 296 946 12, 358 920
Planned Assessments .
Prepositioned Supplies Relief Items Quantity Available for Flooding Response Storage and Distribution tanks HH water treatment Filters skyhydrants Residual chlorine test kits Water purification tablets OXFAM 12 UNICEF 3 (10, 200 l) –with WAF 6 2 cartons 100 13, 000 strips of 10 tablets (en route) and 1568000 (DFAT in Australia) x 67 mg Tarpaulins Squatting plates Satopans Emergency pump kits Collapsible Water Tanks 8 12 WASH Kits 400 (4 x 5 mx 5 pc) 270 (w/o pan) 1495 5 x 1500 l (with distribution kit) 5 x 5000 l (with distribution kit) 3 x 6000 l (mountable for trucking) 3000 WASH and Dignity kits (en route) – and 509 DFAT Hygiene kits in Australia Water Containers (10 L) 180 5600 x 10 L collapsible
TC Winston .
Update on Winston 223 people are currently in 14 evacuation centres The Easter Division is the only division that still have active Evacuation Centre.
Taskforce Updates .
Drinking Water Quality Monitoring .
Drinking Water Quality Monitoring National Water Quality Monitoring (WQM) committee has authorized a programme to strengthen WQM capacity as part of the response and recovery efforts Resources have been made available to obtain additional WQ hardware and human resource The WASH cluster will be receiving the option of simple WQM equipment and training to use as part of their activities moving forward
WASH in Schools .
WASH in Schools Win. Si. E TWG meeting ongoing support; finalized drafts for Win. Si. E strategy and Standards (winsie. [email protected] com) Win. S current implementation plan focuses on 49 primary schools and 21 ECE's in the Western Division under R 4/R 5 ratings. A total of 8293 primary school students targeted. Current distribution plan will focus on 272 school WASH kits to 49 Primary schools, expected handover of school WASH kits (11 -15 April). Target beneficiaries; 3928 girls and 4365 boys Continued joint planning with key implementing partners; Save the Children, AQEP and UNICEF.
Health Communications .
Health Communications Sub. Cluster Radio: Second round of PSA will be finalized this week to start next week for 2 months Talkback show FBC resumed Tuesday (I-Taukei) and Thursday (Hindi to be confirmed) for 30 minutes – schedule to be finalized H&N SC/WASH Cluster to confirm full list of IEC materials produced/ exists H&N SC/WASH Cluster leads to confirm promotional item needs and other materials by 8/4/16 SMS broadcasts negotiations with providers is ongoing Communications workshop for FBO and women's groups planned for last week of April
WASH in Health Care Facilities .
WASH in HCF Health Emergency Resources Availability Mapping (He. RAMS) will be combined with WASH in Health Care Facilities. Looking at Damages to facilities, existing resources (clinical, HR, etc. ), Access to Water, Sanitary Facilities, Environmental Cleanliness within the facility, Management, Disaster Preparedness. All levels of facilities Expected launch – End of April
Sanitation Second meeting conducted on 1 st April 2016 Additional partners identified, working in Sanitation o o o Current activities Existing materials Strengths Gaps Partnerships (ongoing discussions) Additional individual meetings being undertaken Expected 1 st draft - next Cluster meeting
Response Plan – People Served
350 Update on WC member activities 300 250 200 150 100 50 0 Restore water, Distribution Hygiene sanitation of WASH Provision of of WASH Hygiene Rehabilitati water in Kits and promotion and hygiene on of water on of at services to other NFIs affected other NFIs in affected supply sanitation communitie evacuation directly in affected communitie at network facilities s s centres affected communitie evacuation communitie s centres s. Ongoing 297 105 1 2 6 1 5 Ongoing 18 5 1 1 1 Ongoing 11 6
Vinaka! For more information please contact: Suli Batikawai Fiji WASH Cluster Secretariat Ministry of Health and Medical Services Environmental Health Department E: s. [email protected] com T: (679) 3215198 M: (679) 8055985
WASH Response Objectives A B C D Provide effective leadership and oversight, for a coordinated and effective WASH response. Provide emergency water, sanitation and hygiene services to displaced people and those communities without access to piped water supply. Restore water, sanitation and hygiene services to directly affected communities. Provide safe water, sanitation, and hygiene services in schools and temporary learning spaces, and in health care facilities.