Publisher: UNHCR Year: 2017 Description: 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 […]
Publisher: UNHCR Year: 2017 Description: This document describes UNHCR’s five principles linking WASH, protection, and accountability. It highlights the protection and accountability challenges that relate to WASH issues in refugee contexts. The document also provides case studies to high these principles in action and a checklist that can be used for safety and security.
A practical guidebook on increasing nutritional impact through integration of WASH and Nutrition programmes. It is meant for practitioners in humanitarian and development contexts.
- Tags: Capacity Building, Child Friendly Facilities, Cross Cutting, Excreta Management, Human Right to Water / Sanitation, Hygiene Promotion, Protection, Solid Waste Management, WASH Assessments, WASH Coordination, WASH Monitoring, WASH Programme Health and Safety, WASH Strategy Development, and Water Supply. Locations: Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Central Asia, Europe, Middle East, and South-West Asia. Languages: English. Organisations: ACF and UNICEF. Categories: WASH Policy Guidelines and WASH Reference Documents.
The UNHCR WASH Manual Part 1: Programme Guidance, provides practical guidance for WASH programmes in refugee settings.
- Tags: Camp Closure, camp management, Capacity Building, CASH Interventions, Child Friendly Facilities, Cold Climates, Cross Cutting, Disability, Environment, Gender, Gender Based Violence, Human Right to Water / Sanitation, Protection, Value for Money, WASH Assessments, WASH Coordination, WASH Monitoring, WASH Programme Health and Safety, WASH Programme Management, WASH Reporting, and WASH Strategy Development. Languages: English. Organisations: UNHCR. Categories: WASH Manual, WASH Operational Guidelines, WASH Policy Guidelines, and WASH Reference Documents.
This report is based on a desk-based review of secondary data, comprising published material as well as grey literature, supplemented with key informant interviews for programmes that lacked documentation. Section One summarises the current use of CBI in WASH programming. Section Two summarises the best practices and lessons learned including challenges faced, drawing on evidence from the project examples found. Section Three provides recommendations and best practice guidance for use of CBI in refugee settings. Section Four details existing tools and guidance.
These guidelines explain what is camp management; the roles and responsibilities of different stakeholders; the importance of community participation and involvement; the importance of good coordination and coordination mechanisms; the importance of information management and data analysis; guidelines for registration and profiling; guidelines related to shelter, NFI distributions, health, water and sanitation, domestic energy, education, agriculture, livelihoods, protection and gender based violence activities; and guidelines for camp setup and closure.
This document provides guidance on how to access the WASH Report Card within TWINE, and fill in the different fields with the right information, with examples for easy comprehension.
This toilet block management sample community agreement can help define the responsibilities of the different stakeholders in operation and maintenance of WASH facilities from filling up the hand-washing water containers, and keeping the surroundings clean, to providing maintenance.
A sample organigram for running a typical refugee WASH programme for 20,000 people in a post emergency camp based setting. The organigram gives an indication of how the WASH Team should be structured in addition to the tentative number of Coordinators, Team Leaders, Officer, and Assistant level staff that should be recruited.