UNHCR WASH Resources

WASH KAP Survey Module 2: Training

WASH KAP Survey: Training and Piloting


Publisher: UNHCR Year: 2018  


WASH KAP Survey Module 0: General

WASH KAP Survey: Getting Started


Publisher: UNHCR Year: 2017


    Rapid Methods for Assessing Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Services in Emergency Settings (UNHCR, 2017b)


    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 the suitability of different sampling approaches and sample sizes in an attempt at recommending the optimal approach during emergencies.


    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.


    Rapid Methods for Assessing Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Services in Emergency Settings (UNHCR, 2019a)


    This document describes UNHCR’s methodology for conducting rapid WASH household assessments in refugee settings.


    Overview of Menstrual Hygiene & Incontinence in Emergencies


    Overview of Menstrual Hygiene & Incontinence in Emergencies


      Considerations for selecting sanitary protection and incontinence materials for refugee contexts


      An overview of the consideration for selecting sanitary protection and incontinence materials and associated NFIs for refugee responses.


      WASH Nutrition


      A practical guidebook on increasing nutritional impact through integration of WASH and Nutrition programmes. It is meant for practitioners in humanitarian and development contexts.


      D-409/2015a Household Pour Flush Toilet (SaTo Pan) Design and BoQ (UNHCR, 2016)


      This document contains materials to help UNHCR and WASH actors build post pour flush household toilet and bathing units using the plastic SaTo Pan pour flush pan.