Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

WASH Response to Urban Floods Session 2 Rapid emergency Needs Assessment UF21 WASH Cluster – Emergency Training UF.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "WASH Response to Urban Floods Session 2 Rapid emergency Needs Assessment UF21 WASH Cluster – Emergency Training UF."— Presentation transcript:

1 WASH Response to Urban Floods Session 2 Rapid emergency Needs Assessment UF21 WASH Cluster – Emergency Training UF

2 Rapid Emergency Needs Assessment2 WASH Cluster – Emergency Training UF Assessment – critical phases in response

3 3 WASH Cluster – Emergency Training UF Purpose of rapid assessment Confirm the emergency Describe the type, impact and possible evolution of the emergency Assess immediate needs and recommend immediate response priorities Source: FLOODsite UF2

4 4 WASH Cluster – Emergency Training UF Be coordinated and build partnerships between relief agencies, local authorities and private suppliers Provide information about the needs, considering vulnerable groups, local priorities, coping mechanisms, operating environment and capacity for response Identify possible intervention strategies based on most urgent relief needs and coordination mechanisms Highlight resource requirements Initial rapid assessment in an urban flood setting should - UF2

5 Case Study 2: Floods in Jakarta, Indonesia, WASH Cluster – Emergency Training UF What key information can you identify for the needs assessment? What additional information will need to be collected? Source: the-reaction.blogspot.com UF2

6 6 WASH Cluster – Emergency Training UF What are the main sources of water supply? How does the water supply system work? What type of water resources do people in the different parts of the city rely on? Which areas of the city are most affected by the disruption to water services? Which services are still working? Which areas need to receive rapid assistance? Water Supply UF2

7 7 WASH Cluster – Emergency Training UF Steps: 1.Check electrical power system 2.Check pumps and valves 3.Check pipelines at the water treatment plant (inlet-outlet) 4.Check the state of water treatment tanks, water storage tanks, availability of chemicals 5.Check the state of the water distribution network. Rapid assessment of municipal water treatment plants & distribution systems A branched distribution system Source: WEDC UF2

8 8 WASH Cluster – Emergency Training UF Sanitation – Excreta Disposal Physical constraints existing in the target community Existing sanitation facilities in the public shelters and expected timescale for communities to remain in shelters The community’s preferences regarding excreta disposal practices and facilities The different requirements of men, women, children and those with special needs The logistics of supplying latrine materials UF2

9 9 WASH Cluster – Emergency Training UF Hygiene Promotion Identification of health / hygiene risks The community’s preferences regarding hygiene practices and non-food items to be included in kits Existing indigenous knowledge and local organisations involved in promoting hygiene practices Local methods of communication – mass media e.g. Government / private radio stations, local press, local meetings UF2

10 10 WASH Cluster – Emergency Training UF Key Learning Points The importance of :  Considering potential health risks such as malaria and diarrhoeal diseases  Good coordination with local authorities encouraged to “lead” the response, where appropriate  Consultation with the affected community There is a sequence in carrying out rapid assessment of flood-damaged municipal water treatment plants and distribution systems There are immediate sanitation considerations, especially excreta disposal. Hygiene Promotion and community mobilisation is a key element. UF2


Download ppt "WASH Response to Urban Floods Session 2 Rapid emergency Needs Assessment UF21 WASH Cluster – Emergency Training UF."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google