DSK-UNICEF Supported Rohingya WASH Project

DSK is one of the first NGOs to respond to the unprecedented influx of forcibly displaced Rohingya refugees from Myanmar in September 2017 and has since been providing lifesaving WASH services in makeshift Camps 16 (Moynnerghona) and 22 (Unchiprang). DSK also acts as WASH Focal Agency for Camp 16. As WASH Focal Agency, DSK interacts with other humanitarian organizations and camp management for coordinated and consolidated WASH actions. From then, DSK is continuing emergency WASH services with support of UNICEF in camp 16 & 22 as well as host community. Now, DSK is implementing 3rd phase WASH project with the support of UNICEF for improving WASH services of Rohingya camp 16 & 22 from 1st May 2019.

Due to emergency, DSK emphasizes on emergency WASH services for life-saving approach. Now, the situation is stable than that time and DSK is focusing its inclusive WASH service for all Rohingya community, specially the way forward to ensure that all girls, women, boys and men, including small children, older people, people with disabilities and people facing additional vulnerabilities, can access WASH facilities and practice their WASH needs easily, in safety and with dignity under the project titled “Improved WASH Services to the Myanmar Refugees Population in Ukhiya and Teknaf Upazilas, Cox’s Bazar District”. 

Targeted beneficiaries under this project is 17,807 Rohingya population from 3,806 households (Female: 9,194, Male: 8,613) and, among them children 8,935 (0-18 years), adolescents 1,781 (10-19 years) and elderly 436. The project is expected to achieve 2 specific objectives (OB) and 3 outputs (OP) as the changes/results at the end of the projects:

OB-1: Ensure effective, sufficient and equitable provision of life saving water and sanitation services for targeted men, women, boys and girls.

OB-2: Ensure that all targeted women, men, girls and boys have the means and are encouraged to adopt individual and collective measures increasing health seeking behaviours to mitigate public health risks for the well-being of the affected population.

Action Pictures:

Bucket Chlorination Test by DSK Volunteer   Water Supply through Pipe Network   Garbage collection by Rohingya Volunteer

Latrine Desludging



Clean Camp Campaign for Hygiene Promotion


  Discussion Session on Global Hand Washing Day 2019 at CIC Office
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CBO Jugantor AGM Program


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Protest-Child-Marriage-Act-2016 Protest against proposed “child marriage act, 2016” in front of central Shaheed Minar of Sreepur Upazilla, Gazipur organized by Plan Int. Bangladesh, GPU, DSK, DAM and others organizations

MoU – Dhaka WASA & DSK consortium

MoU-signed-with-Dhaka-WASA-NGOs-News A MoU signing Ceremony of a project named “Billing Performance Improvement for Low Income Community” has taken place between Dhaka WASA and DSK Consortium (DSK, BASA, Nagorik Sheba Foundation, NDBUS) on January 29, 2017 at DWASA Bhaban, Karwan Bazaar, Dhaka. Engr. Uttam Kumar Roy, FCMA-Commercial Manager, DWASA, Dr. Dibalok Singha-Executive Director, DSK, A.K.M Shirajul Islam-Executive Director, BASA, Shah Emdadul Haque-Executive Director, Nagorik Sheba Foundation and Md Abdul Hamid Fakir-president, NDBUS were present at time of the signing session. Under this project, DWASA will engage the mentioned NGOs for the contracted period to operate revenue activities of LIC accounts. This is a contract of 36 months which will be renewed every year and may be extended for further months subject to the satisfactory performance of the operator.

Workshop on EP Reduction by VGD

Workshop on Extreme Poverty Reduction by VGD at Netrakona Workshopat-Netrakona

Dialogue on VGD in Khaliajhuri


Information Right Day Celebration by DSK