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Water-Related Disaster Management (SDG 11.5)
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Stormwater Management and Flood Control
Progress to Date: 1411 Households reached
Services Needed: Communications & outreach
Desired Partner: Government
Language: English
Start & End Dates: Jan. 2020  »  Ongoing
Project Website: www.xylem.com/en-us/watermark/disaster-response/#snapshot
Contextual Condition(s): PHYSICAL: Ecosystem vulnerability or degradation
Additional Benefits: Raised awareness of challenges among water users
Beneficiaries: Local communities / domestic users
Planning & Implementation Time: 1-3 years
Primary Funding Source: pool
Project Challenges: RESOURCES: Not enough participants
Project Source: CEO Water Mandate
Profile Completion: 85%

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Torrential rain on January 1, 2020 caused flash floods, floods, and landslides in three provinces of Indonesia (Banten, DKI Jakarta, and West Java). The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) measured nearly 15 inches of rainfall in one dayÑmore than three times average. With support from Xylem WatermarkÕs Emergency Response Fund, Mercy Corps Indonesia was able to address ongoing and urgent longer-term clean water needs in Banten Province, specifically Lebak D…

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Torrential rain on January 1, 2020 caused flash floods, floods, and landslides in three provinces of Indonesia (Banten, DKI Jakarta, and West Java). The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) measured nearly 15 inches of rainfall in one dayÑmore than three times average. With support from Xylem WatermarkÕs Emergency Response Fund, Mercy Corps Indonesia was able to address ongoing and urgent longer-term clean water needs in Banten Province, specifically Lebak District, because it was identified as an underserved area that had received limited attention or resources. The governmentÕs data confirmed there were 2,167 houses inundated by the floods, 306 houses heavily damaged, and 274 houses with minor damage. Through water point construction and water trucking, Mercy Corps reached more than 1,411 households (4,322 people) and 2,554 students living at a local boarding school damaged by the flood with improved access to clean water.

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Basin and/or Contextual Conditions: PHYSICAL: Ecosystem vulnerability or degradation
Project Benefits: Raised awareness of challenges among water users
Indirect or Direct Beneficiaries: Local communities / domestic users
Months & Implementing: 1-3 years
Primary Funding Source: Pool funding (i.e., joint funding of several partners)
Challenges: RESOURCES: Not enough participants

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Xylem is a leading global water technology company committed to solving critical water and infrastructure challenges with technological innovation. We are creating a more sustainable world by enabling our customers to optimize water and resource management, and helping communities in … Learn More

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