In 2021 there has been heavy rainfall in Cox’s Bazar causing a series of casualties more or less in all nine Upazilas in Cox’s Bazar. Due to heavy rainfall, landslide, flood flash, and hilly slope rainwater, there is a reported around 20 people (Rohingya-6) lost lives in Ukhiya, Teknaf, and other parts of Coxs‘Bazar both host and Rohingya communities. Along with living casualties, cultivated land, poultry firm, orchards, fish fonds, embankments, roads, bridges, construction, tube wells, food, and houses have been affected in host communities. In Rohingya camps 6418 shelters have been destroyed, walls collapsed, bridges, tube wells, displaces, and shortage of drinking water are emerging. In response to the flood flash affected people, PHALS (Programme for Helpless and Lagged Societies) funded by Malteser International and Aktion Deutschland Hilft supports them through distributing hygiene kits to 400 young women in Rohingya camp-19 and Cash support to 250 HH in Cox’s Bazar Sadar Upazila, 130HH Palongkhali and 120 HH in Whykong Union at Ukhiya and Teknaf Upazila under the Emergency Flood Response for Rohingya and Host Community in Cox’s Bazar project. The Project Duration was from 12/8/2021 to 30/11/2021 (3.5 months). The targeted groups are Rohingyas and Host Community in Cox’s Bazar district those who were affected during the last flood flash under Ukhiya and Teknaf Upazila. Among the total beneficiaries, 44.44% are the Rohingyas community and 56% are the host community. Among the host community Cox’sbaar Sadar Upazila, beneficiaries are 50%, Ukhiya Upazila 26%, and Teknaf Upazila beneficiaries are 24%. Receive permission from Deputy Commissioner to implement the project. Beneficiaries list collection from the local authority of the Union level by Volunteers. Conducted need assessment survey based on local authority-provided beneficiaries list. The beneficiary list was finalized by the SMT meeting. Based on the assessed database, the mode of cash delivery method is finalized in the SMT Meeting. Share the final beneficiaries list with respective UP Chairmen and local authorities, UNOs and enforcement received to deliver the services. Concern person contracts the mobile agencies and delivered the cash or distributed the cash as per SMT meeting decisions. Under this project, the Post distribution Monitoring and reporting were also conducted. Rohingya Community Have Informed RRRC about the project, Received Need Assessment by CIC, and taken Permission to implement the project in Camp-19. After getting the Permission to distribute the Kits in Camp-19 from CIC, Procure the Kits as per the procurement process and distribute the Kits among Rohingya beneficiaries by volunteer’s assistance and supervised by CIC. Emergency Flood Response for Rohingya and Host Community project in Cox’s Bazar.
Monitoring & Evaluation
PHALS staff conducted offside and on-side monitoring during the whole span of the project cycle. During the beneficiary’s name and list finalization, the selected beneficiaries were assessed by volunteers to conduct checks & cross-check the national ID cards of the beneficiaries. During the distribution of the hygiene kits to Rohingyas young women, the distribution point was visited by CIC, and PHALS SMT Team as well. During the packaging of the kit, the SMT also checked as a sample basis to ensure the quantity and quality of the kits, even CIS as well. After cash distribution among the host community, the post-distribution monitoring has been conducted through an individual’s HHS survey whereas project beneficiaries have existed. The data was collected as of a sample basis from below mentioning Host area according to actual HHs beneficiaries of 2021 (500 HHs). For sampling, we used Stratified random sampling to estimate the total sample size for this particular study. Field-level data was collected estimating the sample size of 95% confidence level and 5% are the margins of errors. The estimated sample size is 139.