Disaster risk management and emergency response
Cajamarca (Jaén), Lambayeque, Piura and Tumbes


Pilot project and scaling-up in 15 districts demonstrating reduction of Zika virus and other metaxenic diseases infections through community strategies and peer-to-peer training, aimed at disseminating knowledge about best control practices, with two related strategies.

  • Contact person: lharman@care.org.pe
  • Donor:

  • Strategic partners:

Ministry of Health, Regional Government (DIRESAS / GERESAS) of Piura, Lambayeque and Tumbes, Subregional Directorate of Jaén.

  • Impact:



people were reached through prevention messages from the “Together against ZIKA” campaign.

Technical assistance helped 12 district municipalities to plan and budget, for the first time, actions to prevent and control the Zika virus. The budget increased by 184% on average, between 2018 and 2019.




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