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F-503/2015a UNHCR Landfill Waste Register (UNHCR, 2015)

UNHCR field staff and their partners should use this waste register form to keep a record of the types and quantities of waste being disposed at each landfill facility. Ideally waste management short, medium and long term strategies for different waste streams should be re-evaluated and re-organised based on the data collected from this tool.

    F-401/2016a Septic Tank Sizing Spreadsheet (UNHCR, 2016)

    This sizing calculation tool has been designed to assist UNHCR and WASH actors correctly size septic tanks in displaced settings taking into account numbers of users, wastewater and sewage flows, sludge and scum accumulation rates, desludging periods, liquid retention times, and average annual ambient temperatures.

    F902/2015a UNHCR WASH Rapid Assessment Forms (UNHCR, 2015)

    These rapid (emergency) assessment tools can be used to help assess water supply, excreta management, solid waste management, hygiene and disease vector control conditions in the following refugee settings: These rapid (emergency) assessment tools can be used to help assess water supply, excreta management, solid waste management, hygiene and disease vector control conditions in the following refugee settings: Camps; Settlements; Transit Centres; Schools; Health Centres and Urban Settlements. It also contains references to UNHCR’s WASH indicators and recommendations for data collection.

    F-303/2015a UNHCR Sample ToRs for Hydrogeological Surveying (UNHCR, 2015)

    These sample terms of reference may be used should WASH actors working in refugee settings with to engage the services of a Consultant to carry out hydrogeological surveys of pre-selected areas. The terms of reference cover the following areas…
    Evaluating the groundwater situation based on compilation of existing relevant data (e.g. drilling logs) with additional classical hydrogeological field data collection (e.g. survey of water points, water levels, water quality) leading to the identification of favourable exploration zones
    Carrying out groundwater exploratory field geophysical investigations to identify exact drilling locations, and
    Supervising the drilling process and on the spot reporting on the progress.

    F-500/2015a UNHCR Solid Waste Composition Assessment Template (UNHCR, 2015)

    UNHCR field staff and their partners should conduct a waste composition assessment to assess the types of waste being produced and their and rates of production. Ideally the assessment should be carried out within the first three months of a displacement emergency and then at least once a year. Waste management short, medium and long term strategies for each waste stream should be revaluated and reorganised according to the findings of this assessment.

    F-106/2015a UNHCR WASH Related Environmental Impact Assessment Template (UNHCR, 2015)

    Where required, UNHCR and WASH actors should prepare a WASH related environmental impact assessment. This template should be used to assist in the process.