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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.

    OG803/2017a WASH, Protection and Accountability (UNHCR, 2017)

    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.

    OG-802 Operational Guidelines for Staff Health and Safety in Refugee WASH Programmes (UNHCR, 2015)

    This document provides health and safety guidelines for refugee WASH programmes for staff are involved in either: cleaning of toilets; maintenance of toilets; desludging of toilets; the collection and movement of excreta; the collection or movement of solid wastes; the handling of vector control or water treatment chemicals; any staff who may potentially come into contact with excreta, sewage, wastewater, solid waste, medical waste or any other sources of (potential) infection.

      UNHCR WASH Guidelines on Camps Closure (UNHCR, 2014)

      This brief is intended to highlight key WASH elements for camps closure. It focuses on specific actions, including the highlights of public health risks associated with health, water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) when dealing with decommissioning of WASH infrastructures. The overall closure implementation actions and modus operandi should be context specific and properly planned in coordination with key stakeholders.

      UNHCR WASH Manual – Preliminary Version (UNHCR, 2015)

      The UNHCR WASH Manual is a comprehensive and authoritative reference document for WASH interventions in refugee settings, built upon the experience of UNHCR and WASH organisations.

      Handbook for Emergencies – Third Edition (UNHCR, 2007)

      The UNHCR Handbook for Emergencies is a comprehensive and authoritative reference document for refugee settings, built upon the experience of UNHCR and partner organisations.