ISG was selected to perform an evaluation of the International Medical Corps expansion of Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Promotion activities for earthquake affected communities in Ouest Department, Haiti.
With funding support from the American Red Cross, International Medical Corps – UK (IMC-UK) has been involved in provision of WASH services within the Carrefour area since early 2010 and carried out cholera response activities after the initial outbreak which occurred toward the end of the year. Due to this experience, International Medical Corps-UK has taken a leadership position in the local WASH cluster in information sharing and meeting beneficiary needs as well as to start the implementation of the Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Project, financed by American Red Cross. The overall goal of the WASH program is to safeguard earthquake affected populations in IDP camps, temporary settlements and host communities from disease and to promote public health.
The evaluation assessed the level of success the IMC-UK Haiti WASH response has achieved vis-à-vis its stated goals and objectives. The evaluation also documented lessons learned with the aim of generating essential knowledge with respect to lessons learned, and challenges faced and overcome for IMC-UK, ARC and community stakeholders.