GREAT NORTH OF HAITI TO BENEFIT FROM NEW DRINKING WATER SUPPLY SYSTEM, BETTER SANITATION AND HYGIENE CONDITIONS THANKS TO NEW IDB PROJECT Friday, December 6, 2018 ((rezonodwes.com)) - Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Approves US $ 125 Million Grant Under New Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Project Urban, Peripheral and Rural in the Far North of Haiti
The main objective of the project is to improve the living conditions of households in the Far North region of Haiti. This will be done through the strengthening of sectoral regulation and the technical and commercial management of technical exploitation centers (CTE), better access to drinking water, sanitation and hygiene services for households living in the country. and improved access to safe drinking water, sanitation and basic hygiene practices for rural households. The project will be implemented by the National Directorate of Drinking Water and Sanitation (DINEPA) through the Regional Office of Water and Sanitation Department North (OREPA-North). This project will help to strengthen the structures of the DINEPA present in the region.
Around 205 000 households in the cities of Gonaïves, Cap-Haitien and other cities in the far north will benefit from a drinking water connection secure, quality hygiene and sanitation services. In addition to this figure, more than 45,000 households in rural areas will benefit from drinking water, sanitation and basic hygiene services.