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One water supply network handed over in Zabul

November 18, 2017 The Water Supply, Sanitation and Irrigation Programme (#Ru_WatSIP) of Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (#MRRD) accomplished and handed over one water supply network in Damliz village of Shahar-i-Safa district of Zabul province.  The project cost 2,541,600 Afs, which were funded by UNICEF Afghanistan.  The water supply network, which has been constructed on […]

One water supply network handed over in Khost

November 11, 2017 The National Rural Water Supply, Sanitation and Irrigation Programme (Ru-WatSIP) of Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) accomplished and handed over a water supply network in Nader Shah Kot district of Khost province. The water supply network, which has been built for a spring, is 3,700 meters long and has 14 […]

Nine drinking water wells handed over in Paktia province

November 07, 2017 With the total cost of 928,750 Afs, funded by Unicef Afghanistan, as many as nine drinking water wells completed and handed over in different villages of Zadran district of Paktia province.  The construction contract of these wells, which were also equipped with hand pumps, was made with Aleemat Khel Community Development Council (CDC) […]

Two water supply projects handed over in Paktia province

November 05, 2017  The National Rural Water Supply, Sanitation and Irrigation Programme (#Ru_WatSIP) of Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (#MRRD) handed over two water supply projects to the exploitation of people in Zazi Aryub district of Paktia province.  These water supply projects cost 37,000,000 AFN, which were funded by Unicef Afghanistan. With the completion of […]

Nili as the “First ODF District in Afghanistan”: Eng. Ghulam Qader

Ghulam Qader, Executive Director of Ru-WatSIP/MRRD: Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) is obliged to end open defecation (OD) in Afghanistan, which is one of the objectives of the Sustainable Development Goal Six (SD6). Ru-WatSIP has made all the necessary arrangements such as the policy, strategy, and capacity for delivering services to the rural […]

Nili as the “First ODF District in Afghanistan”: Shaima Mohammadi

Shaima Mohammadi, Member of Daykundi Provincial Council: People of Daykundi, especially the residents of Nili district, should be proud because their district is being declared as “The First ODF District in Afghanistan” thanks to their efforts. We request the government, particularly MRRD and MoPH, to increase their cooperation with people of Daykundi province.

Nili as the “First ODF District in Afghanistan”: Raihana Azad

Raihana Azad, Member of Parliament from Urozgan province: I would like to thank UNICEF, who not only has supported residents of Daykundi in the provision of schooling, sanitation, and hygiene services, but it has also been supporting them in many other realms. We request UNICEF to extend the CLTS program, to the rest of the […]

Nili as the “First ODF District in Afghanistan”: Mr. Stefano Savi

UNICEF Representative, Mr. Stefano Savi: UNICEF would like to thank the communities, community leaders and all those who have helped in making Nili district as Open Defecation Free (ODF). This programme_ CLTS_ is especially important for UNICEF as it provides an appropriate environment for children, for whom UNICEF has been working. We would like to […]

Nili as the “First ODF District in Afghanistan”: Feda Mohammad Paikan

Deputy Minister of Public Health, Feda Mohammad Paikan: Around 5.3 millions of people in the rural areas of Afghanistan are still defecating in the open areas which leads to lots of diseases such as diarrheas, chronic malnutrition, polio. Washing hands and using latrines instead of defecating in the open areas can prevent the aforementioned diseases […]

Nili as the “First ODF District in Afghanistan”: Mirrajuddin Shams

Deputy Minister of MRRD, Mirajuddin Shams: Nili district of Daykundi province, which is being declared as the “First Open Defecation Free (ODF)” district in the country, has 5700 household, 97 communities and a population of 39,943 persons. In this district, as many as 5,097 latrines have been either newly built or improved by the villagers […]

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