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SWA Special Webinar on COVID-19 and WASH  >

Published: April 7, 2020

The Sanitation and Water for All partnership recently hosted the webinar “COVID-19 and WASH, featuring UNICEF, WHO and Governments.” The webinar features: A presentation from WHO and UNICEF on WASH Preparedness and Response for COVID-19 Interventions from senior Government officials in Cambodia, Guinea (TBC), and […]

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Knowledge Map: WASH in Schools and Coronavirus  >

Published: April 7, 2020

The WASH in Schools Network (UNICEF, GIZ, Save the Children, WATERAID; Emory, LSHTM, among others) has compiled this knowledge map with links to relevant materials about COVID-19 for learners, their families and the education system. The map is intended for the time when schools are […]

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Wash’Em Webinar: Rapid actions that local-level actors can take to reduce the spread of COVID-19  >

Published: April 3, 2020

This webinar provides general tips for organizations involved in the coronavirus response. It provides practical examples of handwashing promotion activities, and is primarily designed for local-level organizations in low-and middle-income countries. View the webinar recording in English, Spanish, French, and Arabic.

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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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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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“WASH Coronavirus Away” Poster  >

Published: March 24, 2020

This printable poster can be used to help raise awareness of key times for handwashing with soap to prevent the spread of COVID-19. It is designed for all audiences and can be downloaded for free through GHP’s resource hub. This poster is available in English, […]

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WHO COVID-19 Myth Busters  >

Published: March 24, 2020

There are several misconceptions about COVID-19 transmission. The WHO shares myth busters on their page here, including: COVID-19 virus can be transmitted in areas with hot and humid climates; Cold weather and snow CANNOT kill the new coronavirus; Taking a hot bath does not prevent […]

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Wash’Em Coronavirus Brief  >

Published: March 10, 2020

This guide gives you practical tips to encourage community-level handwashing behavior to control and prevent the spread of coronavirus. The guide is currently available in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Bangla, and Portugese. Find other Wash’Em COVID-19 resources here.

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