WASH EMERGENCY TOOLS

Core Questions and Indicators for Monitoring WASH in Health Care Facilities (JMP, 2018)


This document presents recommended core questions to support harmonised monitoring of WASH in health care facilities as part of the SDGs. The core indicators and questions in this guide were developed by the Global Task Team for Monitoring WASH in HCF, convened by the WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply, Sanitation
and Hygiene (JMP), and working under the auspices of the Global Action Plan on WASH in HCF. They are derived from current global normative documents, national standards and regulations, questions that have been used in facility assessment surveys and censuses, and the normative criteria of the human rights to water and sanitation: accessibility, availability, quality and acceptability.


    Core Questions and Indicators for Monitoring WASH in Schools (JMP, 2018)


    This document presents recommended core questions to support harmonised monitoring of WASH in schools as part of the SDGs. The questions in this guide were agreed upon by the Global Task Team for Monitoring WASH in Schools
    in the SDGs, convened by the Joint Monitoring Programme for Water and Sanitation (JMP). They are based on the current global norms, existing national standards, questions in national censuses and multi-national surveys, global WASH in schools monitoring recommendations, and normative human rights criteria: availability, acceptability, accessibility and quality.


    Water Supply in Protracted Humanitarian Crisis (OXFAM, UNHCR, 2020)


    This paper looks in more detail at the concept of sustainability of water supply in protracted crisis and sets out a number of factors that should be considered if better service delivery arrangements are to be achieved.


    WASH Emerging Practices and COVID-19 (UNHCR, 2020)


    The following document details specific, innovative WASH programmes related to COVID-19 in UNHCR field operations in Bangladesh, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Iraq, Rwanda, South Sudan, Sudan, and Zimbabwe.


    Waste-to-Value Sanitation in Kakuma Refugee Camp


    In response to a call for sanitation solutions for difficult ground conditions in refugee settings, Sanivation introduced an innovative market-based solution with a waste-to-value component to Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya. This report examines the business model and financial model that Sanivation developed during the project and illustrates some of the real world challenges and opportunities for waste-to-value sanitation. It is hoped that the insights from this research will provide a useful reference for potential investors and entrepreneurs, as well as humanitarian practitioners looking to design self-sustaining waste-to-value sanitation services in refugee and low-resource settings in the future.


    WASH Monitoring System Briefing Note v2 (UNHCR, 2020)


    This condensed briefing note describes the components of the UNHCR WASH Monitoring System in particular why monitor, when to monitor, and what to monitor.


    Condensed Guidance on Disinfection Solutions (UNHCR, 2020)


    This condensed guidance note has been written to summarize the various low and intermediate strength disinfectants, their uses, advantages and disadvantages, and how to formulate them using various chlorine compounds.


    How to Make a Strong Chlorine Solution 0.5% from Bleach (CDC, 2018)


    This simple poster describes how to make a simple strong chlorine solution of 0.5% using bleach for disinfection in healthcare facilities and public latrines.


    How to Make a Strong Chlorine Solution 0.5% from Chlorine Powder (CDC, 2018)


    This simple poster describes how to make a simple strong chlorine solution of 0.5% using chlorine powder for disinfection in healthcare facilities and public latrines.