Afam V Reservoir Development Project

Sponsor: SHELL PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT COMPANY OF NIGERIA LTD. (SPDC) Implementing Body: COMMUNITY INTER-RELATIONS AND CONCILIATION INITIATIVE (CIRCI)
 
   [DECEMBER 26TH, 2013 TO FEBRUARY 27TH, 2014]


Project Title:

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS CAMPAIGNS FOR AFAM V PROJECT HOST COMMUNITIES

 

Sponsor / Organiser:

Afam V Reservoir Development Project of Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), Port Harcourt.

 

Implementing / Facilitating NGO:

Community Inter Relations and Conciliation Initiative (CIRCI), Port Harcourt.

 

The objectives of the campaigns are as follows;

  1. Participants will appreciate the concept of sustainable development and how it is critical for the continued survival of human beings in our environment and how to manage waste and other pollutants introduced into our environment.
  2. Participants will appreciate the sensitive nature of the biodiversity of the area and the need for conservation. This will enhance advocacy to discourage indiscriminate burning of bush, destruction of wild life, forest, ecosystem and staying off the areas where there are oil and gas pipelines.
  3. Participants will understand the mode of transmission of STIs (including HIV/AIDS), health implications of drugs and alcohol abuse, unprotected sex and the need to sustain cultural values.
  4. The communities will also appreciate the importance of exercising, good nutrition and regular monitoring of vital health statistics like blood pressure, blood sugar level etc.
  5. Keep communities informed on the dangers associated with pipeline vandalism and oil production related crimes to enable them appreciate the issues, concerns and challenges.
  6. Secure cooperation from host communities to support efforts at eradicating oil production related crimes in their environs.

 

Target Audience:

Community-based men, women and youths from the following communities: Egberu, Afam-Nta, Afam-Ukwu, Okoloma, Obeakpu and Ayama.

 

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Cross-section of Ayama Community during the Health Awareness Campaign

 

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Cross-section of Obeakpu Community during the Health Awareness Campaign

 

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Cross-section of Okoloma Community during the Health Awareness Campaign

 

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Cross-section of Afam-Ukwu Community during the Health Awareness Campaign

 

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Cross-section of Afam-Nta Community during the Health Awareness Campaign

 

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Cross-section of Egberu Community during the Health Awareness Campaign

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