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WASH in Health Care Facilities in Emergencies (WHO, 2011)

This document contains recommendations for setting minimum Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) standards in health-care facilities in emergencies in order to provide an adequate and safe level of health-care in addition to minimizing the risk of health-care facility related infection for patients, staff and carers.

    Essential Environmental Health Standards in Health Care (WHO, 2008)

    This document provides guidance on essential environmental health standards required for health care in medium- and low-resource countries and support the development and implementation of national policies. These guidelines have been written for use by health managers and planners, architects, urban planners, water and sanitation staff, clinical and nursing staff, carers and other health-care providers, and health promoters.

    Guidelines for Integrating GBV Interventions in Humanitarian Action – Essential Actions (IASC, 2015)

    This document consolidates the “essential actions and minimum commitments” tables from the comprehensive Guidelines on Integrating Gender-based Violence Interventions in Humanitarian Action (“GBV Guidelines”) and each sector-specific Thematic Area Guide (TAG) into one document that can be easily downloaded and/or printed to use as a quick reference tool during the earliest stages of acute emergency response. It is meant to support, but not replace, the comprehensive Guidelines and sector-specific TAGs. These tables provide key recommendations for each thematic area. The sector-specific minimum commitments appear in bold.

    WASH KAP Survey: Preparation

    WASH KAP Survey Module 1 - Preparation

    Publisher: UNHCR Year: 2020

    UNHCR Refugee WASH Standards and Indicators (UNHCR, 2020)

    A summary of UNHCR water, excreta management, solid waste management, disease vector control and hygiene promotion standards and indicators for emergency and post emergency refugee settings including means of verification.