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UNHCR WASH EQUIPMENT SPECIFICATIONS

This WASH Equipment Catalogue has been produced by UNHCR’s WASH and Procurement Departments to improve the acquisition and effective procurement of WASH relief items.

The catalogue includes specifications and quality requirements for standard WASH equipment items such as pumps, tapstands, water tanks and water testing equipment.

UNHCR Urine Diverting Dry Toilet (UDDT) Standard Operating Procedures

Double vault Urine Diversion Dry Toilets (UDDT) can be used as an alternative to pit latrines in refugee camps. They utilise two chambers for faeces, one of which is in use whilst the other is full and drying so that it can be safely disposed of after an appropriate period of time.
These Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) were developed by Oxfam under UNHCR’s “Waste to Value” Project, which was funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. They are largely based on UDDTs developed under the Waste to Value Project in Ethiopia. 

WASH Country Strategy / Operational Plans Template

Where required, UNHCR and WASH actors should work together to develop a country level refugee WASH strategy document that clearly describes the refugee context and the baseline WASH situation, along with short, medium and long-term strategies for each of the WASH sub-sectors. This template can be used to help produce a short and concise Country level WASH Strategy. It includes a phased approach, HR requirements and site-level Operational Plans. 

Hygiene Promotion Guidelines (UNHCR, 2017)

These guidelines provide additional support and information on designing and implementing hygiene promotion programmes or elements of hygiene promotion in the programmes of other sectors. They should be used in conjunction with the UNHCR WASH Manual and the summary guidance in the Hygiene Promotion Chapter of this manual.

F-301/2017a UNHCR Sample Drilling Contract and Technical Specification

Publisher: UNHCR Year: 2017 Description: UNHCR has developed a sample drilling contract and technical specifications.  These should be utilised for all drilling activities commissioned by UNHCR or its partners.  The generic contract and specifications documents are provided in word format and should be modified to include the requirements that will be met for each individual […]

WASH KAP Survey Module 1: Preparation

WASH KAP Survey Module 1 - Preparation

Publisher: UNHCR Year: 2018