Component 1 – Flood Protection:
(a) Rehabilitation, upgrading and construction of flood and mud-flow
protection infrastructure in the Pyanj River Basin,
(b) Provision of capacity building for local ALRI officers, communities and disaster risk management committees in the areas of flood protection infrastructure maintenance, early flood warning communication, disaster risk management and adaption to the adverse impacts of climate change.
The project will have four outputs. Output 1 is flood protection infrastructure rehabilitated and climate-proofed in ten jamoats. The project will:
(i) upgrade and climate-proof flood and mud-flow protection infrastructure in ten locations including river bank reinforcement, embankment reconstruction, restoration of stream beds, terracing and planting of trees, and soil stabilization;
(ii) establish operation & maintenance (O&M) practices, develop O&M guidelines and train local units of the responsible agencies;
(iii) develop early warning communication systems through the use of modern technologies including mobile phones;
(iv) establish DRMCs in target communities; and
(v) conduct training and disseminate information on the impact of climate change and adaptation measures for local government officials and local institutions such as khashar (mutual self-help groups), mahala (neighborhood associations), and women’s committees.