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Key Recommendations on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Measures in Healthcare Facilities  >

Published: April 30, 2020

Existing recommendations on water, sanitation and hygiene measures in healthcare facilities are important to provide adequate patient care and protect both patients and staff. This guidance document by PAHO provides key recommendations and messages for WASH in healthcare facilities for COVID-19 and beyond.

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CAWST Guide: How to build a foot-pump handwashing station  >

Published: April 28, 2020

This guide by CAWST provides step-by-step instructions on how to build a foot-pump handwashing station.

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CAWST Soap Making Fact Sheet  >

Published: April 28, 2020

This fact sheet developed by CAWST describes the history of soap, how it’s made, and the two processes for making soap. This fact sheet is available in English, Spanish, and French.

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Somalia National Contingency Plan for Preparedness and Response to Covid-19  >

Published: April 24, 2020

This contingency plan developed by the Federal Ministry of Health and its support partners is based on findings of a risk assessment and WHO advice.

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Note d`orientation stratégique pour la réponse WASH au Covid19 – Cluster EHA RDC  >

Published: April 24, 2020

L’objectif du présent document est de fournir des orientations claires et concrètes qui permettront aux acteurs du cluster WASH de la conduite à tenir pour une intervention WASH efficace face à l’épidémie de COVID 19 en RDC.

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Note d’orientation sur le Covid19 – Cluster EHA RCA – Avril 2020  >

Published: April 24, 2020

Cette note d’orientation stratégique dynamique est élaborée afin d’accompagner les acteurs dans la réponse sectorielle WASH face au COVID-19. Elle met en exergue les principales activités à mettre en œuvre dans le cadre d’une réponse cohérente et coordonnée avec les autres parties.

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WASH in Healthcare Facilities Actions for COVID-19  >

Published: April 21, 2020

This brief developed by Global Water 2020 describes water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) actions that low-resource healthcare facilities can undertake to prepare for and address COVID-19.

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‘How to’ Brief: National and Subnational Handwashing Partnerships  >

Published: April 14, 2020

Given the scale of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important to accelerate local action. Forming national and subnational Handwashing Partnerships could fill a coordination gap for this focus on handwashing and ensure swift action. This brief provides practical steps to facilitate local-level partnerships with the […]

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Technical WASH Guidance for COVID-19 Preparedness and Response  >

Published: April 6, 2020

This technical brief from UNHCR provides suggested activities for COVID-19 response among refugee settings.

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Ukraine COVID-19 WASH Cluster Response Strategy  >

Published: April 4, 2020

This response strategy developed by the Ukraine WASH Cluster focuses on the two conflict affected areas of eastern Ukraine (Donetsk and Luhansk) also including areas not controlled by the Government of Ukraine. Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) activities are based on a planned response to […]

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