Joshua communities were badly affected by the heavy rains and cyclone in January 2015. Many families sought refuge in Joshua buildings. Our response addressed the immediate needs on the ground but also sought to minimise longer-term hazards faced by vulnerable families.
Phase 1: Blankets, food, clothing, plastic sheeting and sanitation items were distributed
Phase 2: Cassava seedlings and sweet potato vines were given to 1,100 families to increase household food security
Phase 3: House rebuilding for the most vulnerable families