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DG-400 Design Guidelines for Toilets in Refugee Settings (UNHCR, 2015)

This document contains guidelines for toilets in refugee settings including: site selection; prevention of surface or ground water contamination; pit reinforcement; toilet slab strength; toilet slab anchorage; sanitary sealing; use of plastic sheeting; toilet doors; privacy walls; vector control measures; rain and stormwater protection; wash block accessories; collection of anal cleansing and sanitary materials; material specifications; handwashing stations design considerations; and environmental considerations for sourcing wood .

    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.