Geographic coverage 3 VDCs of Ramechhap District (Phulasi, Daduwa and Tokarpur)
Project duration 1 August 2015 to 31 July 2017
Budget US$ 374,944 (NPR. 37,869,384)
Funding partner/s  The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC)
Target groups Earthquake affected people

 

Introduction

Community-Based Livelihood and Recovery Support Project (CLRSP) is under implementation in three VDCs of Ramechhap district since August 2015 with the financial and technical support of JDC. The project VDCs cover 3,067 earthquake affected HHs and 13,980 people. Physical infrastructures like school building, skills training, entrepreneurship development and social mobilisation are the major activities.

Objectives

- To make the community people resilient to cope with man-made and natural disaster,
- To uplift, the livelihoods of earthquake affected community people,
- To enhance the resilient capacity of community through disaster risk reduction measures.

Expected results

- Sustainable livelihood assets expanded for disadvantaged groups in the earthquake-affected areas;
- Communities are mobilised for improved disaster risk reduction preparedness practices, social harmony and psychosocial counselling including the collective action for community infrastructure development; and
- Household income of 715 families increased by 50%.

Key achievements

- 1030 children are getting safer education in Phulasi, Daduwa and Tokarpur after construction of 12 schools;
- 75% community people of 3 VDCs increased access to safer transportation after 9 landslide mitigation project construction;
- 781 community people and lead farmers received training on kitchen gardening and agriculture farming;
- 58 earthquake-affected community people received mason and carpentry training which increased their income up to 50%;
- 265 brought to normal health condition through nutrition education and rehabilitation programme; and
- 100 % Local Disaster Risk Management Committee and Community Disaster Risk Management Committees are functional.