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PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988-2001 12 Participatory monitoring and evaluation in flood proofing pilot project, CARE-Bangladesh

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Document begins: PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988­2001 12 Participatory monitoring and evaluation in flood proofing pilot project, CARE-Bangladesh Shawkat Ara Introduction activities in flood prone areas and to show how flood proofing can improve the social and In 1996 CARE Bangladesh initiated a three- economic well being of individuals, families and communities. The FPP seeks to reduce the year community based Flood Proofing Pilot disruption of normal social and economic (FPP) Project. This article discusses how it has activities during and after floods. Specifically pursued its aims, and how monitoring and evaluation fits in alongside planning and it aims to: testing various flood proofing measures with villagers. · conserve household and community resources during floods; After the devastating floods of 1987 and 1988, · maintain individual and household the Bangladesh Government launched a series physical well being during floods; and, of Flood Action Plan (FAP) studies to · motivate individuals, families and formulate and implement technically, communities, through participatory financially, economically and environmentally learning and action techniques, to enable sound solutions to the adverse effects of them to sustain improvements in their floods in Bangladesh. This is known as `flood economic and social livelihood in flood proofing' - the provision of ...

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