Major Projects

Strengthening Water Security of Vulnerable Island states

Star InactiveStar InactiveStar InactiveStar InactiveStar Inactive
 

Summary

This project is also known as 555, meaning 5 countries, 5 years of implementing and 5 involved countries which are Kiribati, Tuvalu, Marshall island, Tokelau and Cook island. In Kiribati, this project is working closely with National Disaster Management Officer from the Office of Beretitenti, Kiribati Meteorological Office and Water Unit within MISE (WSEU and PUB) also includes Environmental Health from the Ministry of Health and Medical ServicesThe project aim is to build the skills, systems and basic infrastructure to better anticipate, respond to, and withstand drought and other events that threaten water security. The project assist the government and vulnerable communities to develop responses instead of from no action to emergency.

Main information

 

 

Key Actions /Objectives

The project is implementing a suite of practical measures to strengthen drinking water security with the aim of engaging and supporting government, local authorities and vulnerable island communities to build the skills, systems and basic infrastructure to better anticipate, respond to, and withstand drought and other events that threaten water security

 

Project Coordinator

Maiango Enota

 

Contact Person name

730 77692

 

Contact person email

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Project Partners

SPC

 

Major Components

Drought

 

Design or Implementation status

In progress

 

Benefits

(Please, specify the benefits of the project in one or two sentences indicating the benefits in qualitative terms and who will benefit)

 

Duration

Jan 2015 to 31 Dec, 2019

 

Budget

In total 5 millions for 5 countries

 

Donor/Financial supporter

New Zealand

Project’s results

Result 1

 

Sub regional facilitation

Result 2

Water monitoring, reporting and assessment systems

Result 3

Methodologies to assess and anticipate drought impacts

Result 4

Education and awareness programmes

Result 5

Community level drinking water safety plans

Result 6

Local drought management plans

Result 7

Demonstration of innovative and appropriate technologies

Challenges

Challenges Improved

  • Delay in the processing of project warrant. Support of MISE project account staff

  • Delay in providing returns from outer islands Fully support of outer island treasurer

Last Updated

 

Project updates in 22/05/19.

©2019 Ministry of Infrastructure Development. All Rights Reserved.

Search