Save the Children Races to Children & Families

by Save the Children Federation
Save the Children Races to Children & Families
Save the Children Races to Children & Families
Save the Children Races to Children & Families
Save the Children Races to Children & Families
Save the Children Races to Children & Families
Save the Children Races to Children & Families
Feb 2, 2010

Overview of Save the Children’s response

Number of beneficiaries we plan to reach: 600,000 Number of total beneficiaries reached so far: 172,751 Overview of Activities by Sector:

Non-Food Items (NFIs) Distribution: 8600 people are benefitting from NFIs Save the Children (SC) has distributed

WASH: Approximately 16,500 beneficiaries are receiving clean water Health: Save the Children has carried out 2857 medical consultations in the last week, including 660 children under 5 years through the mobile clinics. Save the Children is responsible for providing health services in 32 camps/locations. Save the Children is playing a significant role in strategic discussions with World Health Organization (WHO) in the national health cluster, and is also responsible for leading the sub-national health cluster in Leogane and the sub-cluster for mobile clinics in Jacmel.

The priority of the health cluster is moving towards provision of primary health services through mobile clinics and fixed health facilities. A national immunization campaign is planned to start next week.

Nutrition: · 31 nutritional and 109 health agents from the commune of Leogane have been trained as breastfeeding promoters and a number of these will be trained as breastfeeding counselors next week.

Child Protection · 17 Mobile Child Friendly Spaces are up and running in Port-au-Prince (PAP) and Jacmel. Child Protection programs will soon be starting in Leogane as well.

Food/Livelihoods: · SC food distributions have reached over 30,000 beneficiaries thus far. This number will increase greatly once World Food Programme (WFP) distributions in PAP begin tomorrow and continue for the next 2 weeks.

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Save the Children Federation

Location: Fairfield, CT - USA
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Megan McLain
Manager, Corporate Partnerships
Westport, CT United States

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