Five VDC ODF declarations were achieved in Udayapur district in the month of March 2014. The VDCs that celebrated the declaration were Panchawati, Rauta, Risku, Okhle and Lekhgaun, becoming the 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th and 17th ODF VDCs in the district respectively. The ODF campaign in these VDCs was facilitated by NEWAH in coordination with the Village WASH Coordination Committee (V-WASH-CC) and the funding support of AusAID.
There are 44 VDCs and one municipality in Udayapur district. Out of the 17 ODF VDCs in the District, 11 have been achieved through the facilitation of NEWAH.
VDC ODF Declaration Date HHs using Toilets
Lekhgaun 29 March 2014 483
Okhale 28 March 2014 523
Risku 20 March 2014 1731
Rauta 6 March 2014 1461
Risku 4 March 2014 2001
Reported by NEWAH Eastern Regional Office, Biratnagar