SPRINT Humanitarian Support Project from May to September 2017
Humanitarian Assistance though Implementation of Minimum Initial Service Package in flood-affected districts of Ratnapura, Kalutara, Galle, Matara, Kegalle and Hambantota
Due to the heavy rains that eventually caused floods, approximately 200,382 people from 52,603 families were affected in 14 districts.
- Prevention and management of the consequences of sexual violence–Numerous awareness activities on GBV prevention targeting children, adolescents and women were carried out in flood affected areas as well as psycho-social support programmes.
- Management & transmission of HIV & STIs - Awareness sessions were carried out for communities on need for being on treatment if already being prescribed for HIV/STIs and how to prevent transmission of those.
- Reproductive Health Clinics were conducted for affected people in 17 camp sites targeting HIV/STI prevention. (It was held in collaboration with the General Health Clinic established by Government which comprises all SRH services.
- Prevention of excess maternal and neonatal mortality and morbidity –Awareness sessions were carried out for communities on Maternal, Newborn and Child Health and Family Planning services.
- Distribution of Dignity and Maternity Kits