Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (JFPR) - Public Restoration works and Rehabilitation of Line Drainage System of Tsunami Affected Local Government Roads and cash for work - ADB
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|01. Name of Project
||Public Works Restoration and Rehabilitation of Line Drainage System of Tsunami Affected Local Government Roads and Cash for Work programme
|02. District Operation
|03. Zonal Divisions
||Kalmunai M, Kalmunai T, Sainthamaruthu, Karativu, Nintavur,
Addalaichenai, Akkaraipattu, Alaiyadivembu, Thirukovil, Lahugala.
|05. Implementing partner
||GAFSO (Group Action for Social Order.)
|06. Funded by, name of Client and Address
|07. Period/Date Commenced/Completed
|08. Number of beneficiaries
||550 poor people directly from the cash for work programms and the
entire population in the 11 villages and the Pradeshiya Sabhas.
|09. Number of Officers engaged
- Almost all the roads and drainages in the entire coastal areas were damaged and the people were most harassed due to the lack of facilities for thoroughfare and without any facility to drain the stagnant water causing severe health hazards.
- People were driven away from their homesteads by the tsunami and were languishing having lost their sources of livelihood and with a shortage of fluid money.
- Families of the 540 employees were directly benefited financially and all the people in the 11 Divisional areas, transporters, and pradeshiya sabahs were directly benefited through the restoration of the roads and drainage.
- This project was implemented 11 Divisional Secretariat areas in the coastal areas of Ampara district,This project was timely intervention preventing further hardships and breakdown in public health. Rehabilitation activities completed were :
- 185,760 meters of damaged roads were rehabilitated.
- 169,410 metres of unserviceable drainages were repaired.
- 540 poorest of the poor were engaged for 52,259 person days with total earning of Rs. 20,939,600/-, That is that amount of fluid money was in circulation not only among the 540 families but among the Almost entire people through transactions in the affected areas.
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