Funding Facility for Stabilization Quarter III Report 2018
The third quarter (Q3) of 2018 saw significant progress for the Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS). Throughout the five liberated governorates the rapid pace of FFS project development and implementation continued. By the end of the quarter, FFS had added an additional 514 projects in a three month period, bringing the total number of projects to 2870. Of these 2870, 1388 projects were completed.
By the end of Quarter Three, there were a total of 2,870 FFS projects in nine sectors across five governorates affected by the crisis. This is an expansion of 516 additional projects since the end of Q1. FFS continues to put emphasis on rapid intervention and implementation, particularly in the “red box” focus areas. By the end of the reporting period, 1,388 of the 2,870 projects were already completed and 544 were being implemented
Twenty-six donors have contributed USD 900,625,457 as of 30 September 2018. This report provides an overview of all FFS activities underway during the third quarter of 2018, which encompasses 1 July 2018-30 September 2018.
- 679 transformers were supplied and installed in the Ninewa Plains. As well, Hamdaniya and the Telesqof substations where completed during the quarter. Each substations is the major power distribution centre for its town. In Hamdaniya, the station will now serve 48,000 people in Hamdaniya and its surrounds. The Telesqof station will provide power for 2000 people in the town of Telesqof.
- In East Mosul, ten electrical sub-stations (33/11 KVA) were completed during this period in addition to the seven 33/11 KVA substations were previously completed. Completing these 17 sub-stations has resulted in the resumption of power to more than 500,000 beneficiaries in East Mosul, revitalizing the electrical sector in the eastern bank of the city.
- Work was completed on the New Danedan water treatment plant (WTP), which is the first of four water plants FFS is rehabilitating in West Mosul. This plant feeds several neighborhoods in the Ghizlani and Jadeda areas of the city with water, serving a total of 55,000 beneficiaries.
- Work started this quarter on two FFES health sector projects in Anbar, the Ramadi Maternity Hospital and the Fallujah Teaching Hospital. One completed, the Ramadi Maternity Hospital will ultimately provide first-rate maternal and pediatric health services to some 432,000 people. The Fallujah Teaching Hospital will provide a capacity of 327 beds, with a full range of specialized facilities and a comprehensive ability to contribute to medical education.
- Work on the Hamrin causeway began during the reporting period, the largest FFS projects currently being undertaken in the Diyala province. This project aims to stop the coastal landslides and coastal erosion at the both sides of Hamrin causeway, helping to irrigate hundreds of thousands of hectares of agriculture land for the 11,435 farmers which live in the surrounding area.
- An FFS project to provide cash grants to women-headed households in Ramadi was initiated during the reporting period. Aiming at a total of 1587 beneficiaries, grants have so far been distributed to 710 at a planned rate of 300 each week.
- In West Mosul the rehabilitation of 23 schools were completed during the reporting period: one kindergarten, 14 primary schools, two secondary schools, five high schools and one vocational school. This will provide thousands of students with learning space just before the new school year starts in the next few weeks.