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Cluster 30 – 31 October 2013 Jakarta- Indonesia

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  1. Afghanistan Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Cluster(WASH)Transition to Sector WSGGlobal WASH Cluster Meeting Cluster 30 – 31 October 2013 Jakarta- Indonesia

  2. 652,000 sqkm • Indian Sub-continent (east); Central Asia (north), Middle East (west) • Mostly mountainous • Population: 26 million (5.7 million urban)

  3. A country with Rough Topography, Remoteness and Difficult Terrain exposed to natural and manmade disasters

  4. Common disasters • Prolonged drought/dryness • Seasonal Flash Floods • Earthquake • Land Slides • Avalanches • Conflict with Displacement

  5. WASH Coordination Long History WSG

  6. WASH Cluster History and Progress • Rolled out in 2008 – 21 partners • Deputy leads:- DACAAR- OXFAM- OHW (short time) • Now: 51 members - co-leadership (UNICEF lead- MRRD and DACAAR as co-leads) • Progress • Response: 2012 • Safe drinking water: 700,000 against target of 1.4 million • Hygiene and Sanitation promotion : 1,000,000 people ( target 1.4 million). • 2013 SRP • 1.7 million, reached so far to 900,000 people

  7. Cluster Long Term Strategic Focus Areas • Strategic Focus 1: linkages • Strategic Focus 2: Transition • Strategic Focus 3: Sub-National coordination in the light of transition • Strategic Focus 4: Information management • Strategic Focus 5: Capacity building & response • Strategic Focus 6: Planning • Strategic Focus 7: Advocacy, fund mobilization, M&E • Strategic Focus 8: Promote standards • Strategic Focus 9: Promote Cross-Cutting Issues

  8. Key Preparedness/Strengths • MIS/GIS • Capacity development • Need and vulnerability analysis • Atlas for IM - on the response site • Long Term Strategic Objectives/Priorities • Gender checklist and guidelines

  9. Challenges/Way forward • Turn-over of staff • Up-grade Capacity • Funding • Effective partnership at the regional level • Promoting standardization • Updating documents (IACP, etc)

  10. Cluster 2013 funding as of now • Funding Total Planned: $ 26,000,000 Received –August 2013 :$ 16 Mil (60%) • Donors Japan , CERF : SIDA and ECHO (DACAAR only), Denmark, UNICEF Thematic fund, ERF

  11. WASH Cluster Transition to Sector WSG-MRRD Cluster National Architecture

  12. Transition Continued • HC proposed review of cluster structures 2012 • Options discussed in WASH cluster and proposed transition. Was endorsed by HCT • Framework and concept by UNICEF in 2012 • Timeframe - 2013 (subjected to a review) on Dec. 2013 • The transition process started based on co-leadership between UNICEF/MRRD/DACAAR • DACAAR introduced representative from co-lead • MRRD assigned a FP • MOU prepared for signing between Lead and co-leads • Plan of action on transition and implementation

  13. Progress • Capacities building on HumanitarianReform and Cluster Approach • Political will on transition encouraging • Focal persons on the Co-lead sides assigned • Regional joint visits held to prepare regions for transition • Joint planning for the appeals (CHAP) • Information management. • Revised WSG TOR

  14. Challenges/Risks- Transition Challenges • Further Capacity Development • Transition period may be extended • OCHA Support Risk: • Changes in the Government– MOU

  15. Thank you