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WASH in Schools Checklist (UNHCR, 2020)

The UNHCR WASH Monitoring System includes monitoring of refugee schools following the Joint Monitoring Program (JMP) guidelines, model questions and standard indicators. All refugee schools should be surveyed at least once a year. Indicators are tracked on the Refugee WASH in Schools Dashboard.

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.

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.

Handwashing with Soap for Coronavirus Prevention (WASH’EM 2020)

This resource reminds us the simple act of handwashing with soap remains the best defense against coronavirus, other outbreak pathogens and common global killers such as diarrhoeal diseases and respiratory infections. In this guide we give you practical tips for how to encourage community-level handwashing behaviour with the aim of controlling and preventing the spread of the coronavirus.

Scaling up COVID-19 Outbreak Readiness and Response in Camps and Camp Based Settings

This Interim Guidance addresses specific needs and considerations required in humanitarian situations, including camps and camp-like settings and the surrounding host communities, in scaling-up readiness and response operations for the COVID-19 outbreak through effective multi-sectoral partnership. The Guidance is developed in alignment with the WHO COVID-19 Strategic Preparedness and Response Plan.