Emergency Nutrition Response after Flood at Sarlahi and Saptari district

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The project titled “Emergency Nutrition Response after Flood” was implemented in Sarlahi and Saptari districts with the World Food Programme (WFP), Nepal Country Office, as the client. The lead firm provided services valued at Rs. 29,00,000.00, funded by WFP Nepal. The consultancy assignment took place in the fiscal year FY 2074/075, commencing in August 2017 and concluding in September 2017.

The primary objective of the project was to provide technical support to the District Health Offices (DHOs) in Sarlahi and Saptari for emergency nutrition response following a flood. The scope of activities included conducting nutrition program orientation for DHO and staff, counseling sessions for mothers’ groups, raising awareness on handwashing, latrine use, and safe water handling, management of Moderate Acute Malnutrition (MAM) and Pregnant and Lactating Women (PLW) cases with follow-up by Female Community Health Volunteers (FCHVs), program monitoring at health facility and community levels, supply and sub-district level transportation, re-nutrition assessment of children aged 6-59 months after two months, and nutritional food distribution for targeted mothers and children below 5 years of age.

The lead firm successfully executed these activities, providing technical support for emergency nutrition response in Sarlahi and Saptari districts following the flood, in collaboration with WFP Nepal and other stakeholders.