Safe Disaster-Resilient Drinking Water to Floods and Drought Prone Areas in Sri Lanka

Progress year 2
Objective I
  • More efficient provision of disaster – resilient water supplies to vulnerable communities

Establishment demonstration RHW Systems in Schools

25 schools were visited and assessed out of which 16 schools were selected from Badulla, Monaragala and Kilinochchi districts. 15 * 30,000L RWH tanks were constructed. 4532 students and 355 teachers have access to clean drinking water through RWHs. Accordingly 16 awareness programs were conducted covering 856 parents and teachers. 806 students and teachers were trained on O&M of RWHS through 15 programs..

Kilinochchi District Badulla District Moneragala District
1. Kn/Jeyapuram M.V
1. B/Belaganweva
Kanista Vidyalaya
1. Mo/Mariarawa M.V
2. Kn/Veravil hindu M.V2. B/Haddathava Primary Vidyalaya2. Mo/Nilawabadda K.V
3. Kn/Mulankavil M.V3. B/Kukulapola Kanista Vidyalaya3. Mo/ Habaralugal K.V
4. Kn/Akkarayan M.V4. B/Dabagolla Sri sumana vidyalaya4. Mo/Hambegamuwa Janapada K V
5. Kn/Piramanthanaru M.V5. B/Madaoya Vidyalaya5. Mo/ Meyagala K.V
6. B/ Agalaoya K.V

Establishment of 5 demonstration RWH system  in Rural hospitals / Medical clinic

08 hospitals were visited and assessed. 05 hospitals were selected for construction of RWHs in Badulla, Monaragala and Kilinochchi districts, Covering 510 patients and 39 staff members who now have access to clean drinking water. 05 awareness programs were conducted covering 86 medical staff on the benefits and practices of RWHs. 1675 patients who visit monthly clinics and 39 staff of hospitals will  have access to clean drinking water source through the 06 RWHs. 07 O&M training were completed covering 72 hospital staff and village community on O&M of RWHs.

Kilinochchi DistrictBadulla DistrictMoneragala District
1. Vannerikulam Primary health care unit1. Medical Clinic Wathalava1. Deliwa Central Dispensary
2. Viravil Divisional Hospital 2. Rathmalgahaalla Central Dispensary

Construction of 120 Domestic Rain Water Harvesting Systems

06 awareness programs were conducted. 200 Beneficiaries were made aware on rain water harvesting and its uses  and 123 selected beneficiaries were given instruction on construction process. 120 * 8,000L tanks were built benefiting 200 beneficiaries with safe drinking water. 07 O&M programs conducted through which 73 householders were trained on operation and maintenance of RWHs.

Rehabilitate 300 disused RWH Systems

214 disused RWH systems were selected resulting in 214 householders obtaining access to the safe drinking water. 255 disused RWHS repaired resulting in 255 households obtaining access to safe drinking water through rehabilitating the RWHs. 06 awareness programs were conducted resulting in making 95 households aware on benefits and practices of RWHs.

Objective II
  • Strengthened capacity of disaster – prone communities and  institutionalization of DRR policies and practices related flood and drought management

Build capacity of officials and professionals on rain water harvesting technology

02 training program on RWHS conducted for officials in Badulla & Moneragala districts. 153 government officials were trained on RWH and its practices.

Build capacity of community and school children to reduce the risk of disaster through establish mobile weather stations in 1 school

1 school was selected in Kilinochchi through which 786 Students and 48 teachers were made aware on weather patterns and changes. 17 school students, teachers, electrician and development officers DMC were made aware on how to operate, obtain data and maintain the weather station through the O&M program conducted.

Completed RWHS at Badulla, Agalaoya Kanista Vidyalaya, Sorapora janapathaya, Mahiyangana

Completed RWHS at Badulla, Agalaoya Kanista Vidyalaya, Sorapora janapathaya, Mahiyangana

O & M Training program at Badulla, Haddaththava Kanista Vidyalaya on 16th July 2018

O & M Training program at Badulla, Haddaththava Kanista Vidyalaya on 16th July 2018

O & M Training program at Monaragala, Kabarugala Kanista Vidyalaya on 11th July 2018

O & M Training program at Monaragala, Kabarugala Kanista Vidyalaya on 11th July 2018

O&M Training at KN,Veravil Hindu M.V on 2nd of July 2018

O&M Training at Kilinochchi, Veravil Hindu M.V on 2nd of July 2018

Unskilled Labour support - Badulla, Agalaoya Kanista Vidyalaya

Unskilled Labour support - Badulla, Agalaoya Kanista Vidyalaya

Monitoring field visit at Monaragala Disrtrict on 22nd of August 2018

Monitoring field visit at Monaragala Disrtrict on 22nd of August 2018

H.M Nisansala Damayanthi

H.M Nisansala Damayanthi

T.M Sarath Kumara

T.M Sarath Kumara

O & M Training program at Veravil Divisional Hospital on 2nd July 2018

O & M Training program at Veravil Divisional Hospital on 2nd July 2018

Awareness program at Musirapitty – Puliyampokkanai GN, Kilinochchi District on 12th of August 2018

Awareness program at Musirapitty – Puliyampokkanai GN, Kilinochchi District on 12th of August 2018

Awareness program at Kiulegedara GN, Badulla District on 6th of August 2018

Awareness program at Kiulegedara GN, Badulla District on 6th of August 2018

Awareness program at Hulandawa South GN on 15th of August 2018

Awareness program at Hulandawa South GN on 15th of August 2018

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