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Rehabilitation of 15 boreholes and monitoring of underground water in Tunisia

Dropstone was providing backstopping support during more than five years to a clean drinking water programme financed by the Swiss Government in Tunisia, Kasserine governorate. It provided management and engineering support for a team of engineers in charge of the rehabilitation of 15 production, storage and distribution systems, from 2013 until 2017. The project team […]

Evaluation and operational support – WASH response to catastrophic floods

Floods 2010 in Pakistan Review and evaluation of the water projects and programmes implemented by SDC/HA in Pakistan following the 2010 massive floods;Provision of recommendations for adjustments of internal organisation, sectoral institutional framework, potential new areas of intervention, innovation and proposal for adjustments (2013) Main findings after SDC/HA drinking water rehabilitation programme  

Emergency mission – Earthquake in Nepal

Coordination of a team of geologists and engineers for the realignment of access trails to allow the provision of humanitarian assistance to earthquake-affected communities living in remote locations of Nepal; Works financed and supported by WFP and Swiss Humanitarian Aid (2015-2016).

Provision of hydrogeological expertise for a rural water programme in Kasserine governorate, Tunisia

Programme Eau Kasserine financed by Swiss Development Cooperation Training of regional authorities’ engineers at pumping tests and their interpretation Implementation of a remote monitoring system of the underground water resources Information management and development of a hydrogeological database Institutional support for the reorganization of the regional partner; allocation of new roles and responsibilities  

Access to Upper Gorkha and Manaslu again possible!

The cantilever bridge has been finalised in 2015. It is again possible to walk all the way up to the Upper Gorkha district, on foot or with mules, for the first time since the earthquake struck Nepal in April 2015. This is a relief for the local people and also the trekkers that can now […]