Around 1,024 men and women of village Ochpul, district Orakzai gained easy access to clean drinking water after successfully completion of water supply scheme. The scheme includes construction of surface tank having capacity of 10,000 Gallons and 920 feet main pipe line. Furthermore, a distribution line of 3,000 feet has been spread in the village for provision of clean drinking water, including 4 each of 780 gallons capacity surface tanks. This scheme has been established under a five years project funded by the Government of Germany and financed by KFW to support Reintegration and Rehabilitation for Temporarily Displaced Persons (TDPs) in newly merged districts.
Three days training on Pakistan Approach to Total Sanitation (PATS) was organized for 30 elected members (18 male and 12 female) in District Buner under WASH PATs plus project. The objective of the training was to orient the participants on WASH policy framework at district level, provide low cost solutions regarding sanitation and water safety and to elaborate their role in open defecation free (ODF) declaration, verification, certification and sustainability check. Furthermore, their knowledge was enhanced on gender mainstreaming, equity, disaster risk reduction, climate change and environmental protection. The training was organized by SRSP in collaboration with Government of KPK and funded by UNICEF.