Plan International Nepal is responding the needs of flood affected families in five districts; Rautahat, Banke, Bardiya, Morang, and Sunsariof Nepal. Plan has so far reached 5,775 families and among them 33, 613 people have been benefitted.
Plan International's field staff were on the ground to support the families and communities badly affected by the flood. As an initial response, food and non-food items such as blanket, mosquito nets, utensils, WASH kits including Aqua tabs were distributed as emergency relief items.
The response is being done in close coordination with the District Disaster Rescue Committee to provide an immediate support those who were in dire need of food, sanitation, and shelter. Within the period of 15 days of response,Plan International Nepal's flood response reached 5000 families benefitting around 28,000 people.
Plan International has allocated EURO 300,000 from its core budget for the immediate response. Additionally, Plan International has developed a response plan for the early recovery of the flood affected families targeting to support the most vulnerable families for their recovery. Food, shelter, WASH, NFI, protection has been prioritized as areas of response in those five districts.
Plan International Nepal has also activated its Community Feedback Mechanism in order to get the feedback from the communities and improve its delivery and relief aids. Setting up a Community Feedback Mechanism is a part of core humanitarian response in the emergency. So far about 300 people engaged in our feedback mechanism and their queries were addressed.
The flood of mid-August 2017 has impacted around 1.7 million people of 28 districts that took the lives of 143 people and displaced thousands of families whose homes have been either destroyed or damaged.