Puntland IDP’s (KAP) Study on Child Health, Nutrition, Education, water, Sanitation, and hygiene (WASH)

Puntland Statistics Department at Ministry of Planning, Economic Development and International Cooperation is releasing the findings of study examined the Knowledge, attitude and practices of IDP communities toward accessing WASH facilities, Child health and nutrition management, education and protection services.

This followed after internally displaced communities in Puntland experienced three-year consecutive high malnutrition rates and UNICEF introduced and implemented new multi-sectoral, integrated project for 6 months (from 21st August to 20 February 2020) under the leadership of Communication for Development (C4D) focusing on support and promote behavioral changes among the community in key program areas of Health, nutrition, education, WASH and protection to promote better social practices that can improve the wellbeing and living status of the population in Puntland.  

The overall objective of the KAP study was to establish a baseline information. Benchmarks for the program’s implementation in 4 IDP communities in Puntland State and establish understanding of the coverage of past interventions, to measure behavioral changes and to identify the existing knowledge and behavioral gaps.

Click the link below to access the study report.  KAP Study REPORT