WASH GUIDELINES

WASH Webinar on COVID-19- (UNHCR, 2020)


This webinar summarizes UNHCR operational messages on WASH preparedness and response to COVID-19.


    COVID-19 WASH Technical Brief (WHO, UNICEF 2020)


    This Technical Brief summarizes WHO guidance on water, sanitation and health care waste which is relevant for viruses (including coronaviruses). This Technical Brief is written in particular for water and sanitation practitioners and providers.


      Key Messages and Actions for COVID-19 Prevention and Control in Schools


      Guidance for COVID-19 prevention and control in schools including actions for school administrators, teachers, staff, parents, community members, and students.


      Guidelines for Safe Disposal of Unwanted Pharmaceuticals in and after Emergencies


      Publisher: World Health Organization Year: 1999 Description: This document provides guidance on the steps for managing unwanted pharmaceuticals during and following an emergency. This includes sorting categories and disposal methods.


      The Sphere Standards and the Coronavirus Response


      SPHERE guidance related to how humanitarian actors can best respond to the COVID-19 outbreak including fundamental principles, and relevant standards.


      Institutional Survey on Menstrual Hygiene Management


      As part of the operationalization of the Age, Gender and Diversity policy, UNHCR is working to better understand how it is addressing the MHM needs of its persons of concern globally and to support country operations in planning for and responding to those needs. To facilitate this, on MHM Day 2018 the Assistant High Commissioner for Operations announced a global survey of MHM programs. This survey was circulated at the end of 2018 and the results are summarized in this document.


      WASH in the Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework (UNHCR, 2019)


      This document describes the objectives and underlying principles of WASH programming in the UNHCR Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework, including steps to be taken, and the role of UNHCR. Guidance is provided for all phases of the relief cycle from preparedness to long-term inclusion.


      WASH KAP Survey All Modules

      WASH KAP Survey – All Modules


      Publisher: UNHCR Year: 2020


      F-308/2019a Water Tanker Inspection Checklist and Certificate (UNHCR, 2019)


      This water tanker checklist has been produced to help WASH actors inspect water hauling vehicles used in refugee operations. Please note that it is not a strict compliance document, but is intended to help select water tankers that are sanitary, safe, and legal. Ideally, every vehicle should be inspected before entering service. WASH programs may decide to issue vehicles that pass with a certificate of acceptability for the duration of the operation.