UNHCR WASH Resources

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 […]


F-300/2017a UNHCR Well Construction Documentation


  Publisher: UNHCR Year: 2017 Description: UNHCR has developed a standard excel-based form that should be used to capture all the important information during well construction.  The excel file can be downloaded by following the link at the bottom of this page. Once you have downloaded the excel file,  you can watch the explanatory videos.  Three […]


WASH KAP Survey: Analysis


Publisher: UNHCR Year: 2020 Use the KAP Mapper to analyze your data on a map.


WASH KAP Survey: Data Collection


Publisher: UNHCR Year: 2018


WASH KAP Survey Module 1 - Preparation

WASH KAP Survey: Preparation


Publisher: UNHCR Year: 2020


WASH KAP Survey Module 2: Training

WASH KAP Survey: Training and Piloting


Publisher: UNHCR Year: 2018  


    WASH KAP Survey Module 0: General

    WASH KAP Survey: Getting Started


    Publisher: UNHCR Year: 2017


      Rapid Methods for Assessing Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Services in Emergency Settings (UNHCR, 2017b)


      This document evaluates various sampling strategies that can be used during the emergency phase to estimate the status of WASH services in refugee camps or settlements.  The working paper presents the results of statistical analyses carried out on real data from Ethiopia.  The objective of the study was to evaluate the suitability of different sampling approaches and sample sizes in an attempt at recommending the optimal approach during emergencies.