DRR & CCA Practices by community through facilitation of SOSEC Nepal
Short Introduction of SOSEC Nepal Dailekh:
Social Service Centre (SOSEC), Nepal Dailekh is one of the non-political and non-profitable social organization which has been founded in 2054 B.S. with the goal of serving the backward people in the remote and undeveloped communities of Dailekh district. The organization tries to play the vital role in the social cultural and economic development of the community. SOSEC is the result of the ambition and enthusiasm some adventures Dailekhi youths who are always dedicated in the prosperity of community. By analyzing the fact that only governmental offices cannot do all the of developmental work, and some efforts should be done by the civil society for the development of the community the organization has been performing different activities related to human right health, education, sanitation & agriculture with the partnership of different bilateral, Multilateral and other donor agencies that launch the program only for the disadvantage and back warded communities. SOSEC considers that the community should be active and cleaver for their development. The development of a community depends on the activeness of the community.
SOSEC has been registered in DAO Dailekh with the registration No-59-054/055 on 11thBhadra2054 within Organization Registration Act. 2035. Similarly it has been affiliated in Social Welfare Council with the affiliation No-6099-054/055 and registered in NGO Federation with Reg. No Dai-3-MDR- 054/55. SOSEC has also been registered in PAN with No 300965292.
Thematic Areas of Working
SOSEC Nepal Dailekh has the following thematic area of working:
Social mobilization for right
Human Right Advocacy, Good governance
Poverty Reduction through Livelihood Improvement
Community Micro-infrastructure construction
Income Generation Activities conduction in mobilization local fund
Humanly & Rapid Support to Conflict & natural Disaster Affected Community
Health & Sanitation, safer motherhood, Nutrition, ARI, Diarrhea etc.
Education & Child, Youth & Women Right
Disaster Risk Reduction
High Value Agriculture Commodities
Climate Change Issue
Child Protection, Child Right Governance
Working in Disaster Risk Reduction:
Strengthening Community Action in Advancing Resilience Livelihood-Project
DPRP – 1 (DPRP has been published with the technical support of SOSEC Nepal. In which major disaster categorized by VDC wise. Cluster and cluster head identified and prepared TOR. Action Plan executed on the basis of data collection of vulnerable VDCs.)
LDRMP – 4 (Sattala, Singaudi, Rakamkarnali & Pipalkot VDCs)
• LDRMP has been published with the technical and financial support from SOSEC Nepal under SARAL Project.
• Identified major disaster of the VDCs and categorized by ward wise.
• DRR related interventions had been incorporated with the VDC and line agencies.
• Task forces formed and mobilized for preparation and monthly or bimonthly meetings had been organized with the participation of CBDRMP, Clubs and Stakeholders.
CBDRMP – 14 (Sattala-5, Singaudi-5, Rakam-3 & Pipalkot-1)
• 14 LDRMP has been published with the technical and financial support from SOSEC Nepal under SARAL project.
• Identified major disasters of the communities and categorized through prioritization from communities.
• DRR related interventions (landslide control, grass plantation, gully control, seedling plantation and gabion works) has been conducted with coordination and financing with District Soil Conservation Office, District Forest Office and VDCs.
• Task forces formed and mobilized for preparation and monthly or bimonthly meetings has been organized with the participation of VDC, LDRMP members, Clubs and Stakeholders.
• DRR & CCA related booklet, posters published and disseminated among community.
• Established 14 Disaster mapping hoarding board at communities.
DRR Club – 5 (Sattala-2, Singaudi-1, Rakamkarnali-1 & Pipalkot-1)
• DRR Club member and task forces formed & TOR prepared for DRR Club.
• Identified major disaster surrounding school area and categorized by prioritized.
• SDRMP Plan prepared and incorporated with SIP.
• DRR & CCA related booklet, posters published and disseminated.
• Extra Curriculum Activities (Street Drama, Quiz contest, Speech, song and poet contest related DRR & CCA) has been conducting Weekly/Monthly at school level.
• Organizing regular Coaching classes for teachers and students.
Promotion of Right of Women, Youth and Child-Program
Disaster Risk Reduction day has been celebrated in 3 VDCs Bansi, Badakhola & Bindhyabasini. Youth network has been organized orientation program in each VDC by the financial support and facilitation support of Program. Orientation has been facilitated by Program Coordinator and sub health post In-charge in Bindhyabasini, Bansi & Badakhola VDC. 39 Women group, 33 Child Clubs & 27 youth clubs members were participated in disaster risk reduction orientation. Cycle, stage of disaster before, during & after stage, response and relief support process has been oriented to participants. 85 persons in Bansi, 85 persons in Badakhola & 80 persons in Bindhyabasini altogether 250 persons were oriented.
By the support of Integrated Project, 102 schools of working areas of project (9 VDCs and 1 Municipality) has been updated their School Improvement Plan included Child Centered Disaster Risk Reduction activities. CCDRR activities are going to implement in project areas with the facilitation and financial support of project.
Working in Climate Change:
Strengthening Community Action in Advancing Resilience Livelihood-Project:
Following climate change adaptation interventions are practiced and following by the communities of the project areas (Sattala, Singaudi, Rakamkarnali & Pipalkot VDCs)
• Hail storm – Plastic House
• Landslide – Plantation, Bio-engineering
• Wind/Storm – Deuti maize
• Drought – Mulching, Drip Irrigation, MUS
• Cholera – TEP, Toilet, ODF, Changs
Socio-Economic Development Program/ Rural Access Program 3
SOSEC Nepal Dailekh has been implementing Socio-Economic Development Program in Dailekh and working in 116 farmer groups for increasing/improving product/productive of agriculture commodities of ultra poor smallholder farmers. Program is supporting to improve access of smallholder farmers in market and scale up business motive skill of those farmers. Program has been done assessment of 116 groups on impact of climate change in production of agriculture commodities in selected areas than support and facilitate to farming existing climate resilience commodities. Program also support to farmers in construction of small plastic pond for irrigation facility. 28 small plastic ponds and 1 multi use water system has been constructed in working areas. Orientation, facilitation and preparation support has been providing to farmer group on made group wise Crop calendar for climate resilience farming. Technology of Polly house and Tunnel has been introducing in farmer group level and practicing to product commodities inside Polly house and Tunnel. 23 no of Farmer Business School had been conducted in selected farmer groups and support to reduce impact of climate change in product/productive of agriculture commodities.
Water Resource Management Program_SOSEC:
SOSEC Nepal Dailekh has been implementing Water Resource Management Program in Dailekh and working in improving adaptation capacity of communities of Climate Change impact. Program is supporting to construction 10 big recharge ponds and 204 small recharge ponds, 108 retention ponds in 2015, plantation near around resource of water, solar lift water system. Blue School activities is also implementing in 3 schools of working areas. Program is supporting in construction of Rain Water Harvesting Tank in water scarcity communities.
High Value Agriculture Program:
SOSEC Nepal Dailekh has been implementing High Value Agriculture Program in Dailekh and Achham, working in increasing/improving product/productive of agriculture commodities of ultra poor smallholder farmers. Program is supporting to improve access of smallholder farmers in market and scale up business motive skill of those farmers. Program has been assessment impact of climate change in production of agriculture commodities in selected areas than support and facilitate to farming existing climate resilience commodities. Program also support to farmers in construction of irrigation pond for irrigation facility. Orientation, facilitation and preparation support has been providing to farmer group on made group/cooperative wise Crop calendar for climate resilience farming. Technology of Polly house and Tunnel has been introducing in farmer group level and practicing to product commodities inside Polly house and Tunnel. Business Literacy Classes have been conducting selected farmer group/cooperative(s) and support in reduce impact of climate change in product/productive.
Spring Revival Project:
SOSEC Nepal Dailekh has been implementing Spring Revival Project (Pilot Project) in Dullu Municipality of Dailekh and working in increasing discharge of water in 21 springs. Discharge measurement of those springs in every 15 days and analyze of data. Retention ponds are constructed near above springs as a purpose increase discharge of springs.