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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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Understanding hygiene promotion in the context of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak  >

Published: April 3, 2020

This note developed by UNICEF provides guidance on which aspects to consider when planning and implementing a hygiene promotion campaign as part of a broader risk communication and community engagement strategy. It is not meant to provide a comprehensive guide to designing a behaviour change campaign, […]

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Mali Plan d’Actions pour la Prévention et la Réponse à la Maladie à COVID-19  >

Published: April 2, 2020

Rappelons qu’une épidémie de COVID-19 peut affecter la vie sociale et économique du pays en plus de l’impact sanitaire, d’où l’intérêt d’élaborer un plan d’urgence. C’est dans ce cadre que le Ministère de la Santé et des Affaires Sociales a élaboré un plan de prévention […]

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Note d’orientation – Proposition de mesures de prévention de la diffusion du Covid19 – Burkina Faso  >

Published: April 2, 2020

Les points qui suivent ont pour objectif de donner quelques éléments pour faciliter la continuité des activités de la réponse humanitaire en WASH au Burkina Faso.

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WASH and infection prevention and control in health-care facilities  >

Published: April 1, 2020

This guidance note developed by UNICEF helps WASH staff in their preparedness and response to the current COVID-19 pandemic. It provides an overview of Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) and its intersection with water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). It also provides key actions that staff can […]

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WASH and infection prevention and control in households and public spaces  >

Published: April 1, 2020

This guidance note developed by UNICEF explains how the WASH sector can implement infection prevention and control measures in households and community settings. It focuses on reducing the exposure to the disease in vulnerable community settings and public spaces, and the transmission of the disease in home and […]

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WASH and infection prevention and control measures in schools  >

Published: April 1, 2020

This guidance note developed by UNICEF is intended to help WASH staff in their preparedness and response to the current COVID-19 pandemic. It provides an overview of Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) and its intersection with water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), and how staff can […]

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Interim recommendations on obligatory hand hygiene against transmission of COVID-19  >

Published: April 1, 2020

Current evidence indicates that the COVID-19 virus is transmitted through respiratory droplets or contact.  Contact transmission occurs when contaminated hands touch the mucosa of the mouth, nose, or eyes; the virus can also be transferred from one surface to another by contaminated hands, which facilitates […]

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National WASH Cluster Iraq COVID-19 Response Guidance Note  >

Published: March 30, 2020

This guidance note was developed by WASH Cluster Iraq. It provides preventative and response technical guidance to facilitate effective and timely response to COVID-19 in Iraq, especially among conflict-affected populations.

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