The Center for Excellent in Operation & Management signed an agreement with ADD International for conducting the Final (End) Evaluation of Promoting Community Based Disability Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction (CBDIDRR) in Coastal District in Bangladesh Project which implemented in Latachapli, Dalbuganj, Chakomoya, Kalapara and Kuakata unions/municipality under Kalapara Upazila of Patuakhali district in Bangladesh aimed to reduce the disproportionate risk of persons with disabilities in case of disaster through ensuring SFDRR commitments on disability inclusion.
This 2 years project has been working with total 2,156 direct beneficiaries (male 1,241, female 915) including 750 persons with disabilities/older people (male 402, female 348) supported through 45 community level self-help groups federated at 5 union/municipality level DPOs. Other direct beneficiaries are-members of disaster management committees at ward, union, upazila and school levels, local government representatives/officials, students, teachers and members ofschool management committee. The project also targeted a total of 44,700 people as indirect beneficiaries (male 22,500 and female 22,200), which includes family members, community people, persons with disabilities outside working unions.
The purpose of this end line evaluation is to assess the project performance on relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, impact, equity and sustainability.