A WASH and Energy Checklist for rapid assessments of Health Facilities in refugee contexts.
This document provides an overview of specific health care waste technologies for the treatment of solid infectious and sharp waste. For each technology, details of its operation, effects on the environment and health, requirements for installation, capacities for treating waste, examples of consumables and advantages and disadvantages are described. The document is designed for health care facility administrators and planners, WASH and infection prevention control staff, national planners, donors and partners.
This handbook provides comprehensive guidance on safe, efficient, and environmentally sound methods for the handling and disposal of health-care wastes in normal situations and emergencies.
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.
- Categories: WASH Guidelines.
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.
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.
UNHCR field staff and their partners should use this waste register form to keep a record of the types and quantities of waste being disposed at each landfill facility. Ideally waste management short, medium and long term strategies for different waste streams should be re-evaluated and re-organised based on the data collected from this tool.
The Sphere Handbook is one of the most widely known and internationally recognized sets of common principles and universal minimum standards for the delivery of quality humanitarian response.
- Tags: Capacity Building, Communal Toilets, Cross Cutting, Cross Cutting, Cross Cutting, Disability, Environment, Gender, Gender Based Violence, Grey Water Disposal, Household Water Treatment, Human Right to Water / Sanitation, Laundering Facilities, Menstruation Hygiene Management, Piped Water Networks, Protection, Public Health, Public Health, Public Health, Public Health, Public Health, Public Health, WASH Coordination, WASH Programme Management, and Water Safety Plans. Organisations: SPHERE.
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.
- Tags: Bathing Facilities, Bathing Facilities, Disease Vector Control, Disease Vector Control, Disease Vector Control, Disease Vector Control, Drainage, Drainage, Drainage, Drainage, Drainage, Excreta Management, Excreta Management, Excreta Management, Excreta Management, Excreta Management, Handwashing with Soap, Handwashing with Soap, Handwashing with Soap, Hygiene Promotion, Hygiene Promotion, Hygiene Promotion, Hygiene Promotion, Hygiene Promotion, WASH Strategy Development, Water Quality Testing and Surveillance, Water Quality Testing and Surveillance, Water Supply, Water Supply, Water Supply, Water Supply, and Water Supply. Categories: WASH Indicators and Standards, WASH Indicators and Standards, and WASH Indicators and Standards.
Where required, UNHCR and WASH actors may use this template to develop a solid waste management action plan that describes a list of prioritised solid waste management activities in addition to WHO, WHAT, WHERE, WHEN and HOW they will be carried out.
- Tags: WASH Assessments, WASH Assessments, WASH Assessments, WASH Monitoring, WASH Monitoring, and WASH Monitoring. Languages: English, English, English, English, English, English, English, English, English, and English. Organisations: UNHCR, UNHCR, UNHCR, and UNHCR. Categories: WASH Blank Forms, WASH Blank Forms, WASH Reference Documents, WASH Reference Documents, WASH Reference Documents, WASH Reference Documents, WASH Reference Documents, WASH Reference Documents, WASH Reference Documents, WASH Reference Documents, and WASH Reference Documents.