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Hygiene in Emergencies

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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COVID-19 control in low-income settings and displaced populations: what can realistically be done?  >

Published: March 31, 2020

Source: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Background While modelling predictions1 suggest that uncontrolled or even partially mitigated COVID-19 epidemics in high-income countries could lead to substantial excess mortality, the virus’ impact on people living in low-income settings or affected by humanitarian crises could […]

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Wash’em Handwashing Design Guide  >

Published: August 23, 2019

In crisis-affected settings, humanitarian organizations are often responsible for providing or repairing handwashing facilities that encourage handwashing among affected populations. This guide provides important factors to consider when designing handwashing facilities to encourage behavior change.

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Wash’Em Webinar: Doing Hygiene Programming Better  >

Published: April 1, 2019

This resource provides a recording and other resources from the Wash’Em Webinar entitled, “Doing Hygiene Programming Better”.

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WASH in Emergencies Problem Exploration Report: Handwashing  >

Published: March 8, 2019

This report from the Humanitarian Innovation Fund explores the challenges and limitations of handwashing in emergency settings, and outlines focus areas for future research.

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Learning Page: Hygiene in Emergencies  >

Published: October 23, 2018

In emergency settings, handwashing is critical to preventing the spread of disease and has high potential to reduce the health impact of disasters.

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Cholera and Handwashing Fact Sheet  >

Published: August 9, 2016

This factsheet highlights the key facts abut Cholera, including case incidence, transmission, management, and the role of hand hygiene and other WASH interventions in the prevention of Cholera.

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Strategies and Challenges to Handwashing Promotion in Emergencies  >

Published: March 16, 2015

Prepared by the University at Buffalo, this report seeks to understand approaches and challenges to improving hand hygiene in humanitarian emergencies though conducting informant interviews with experts.

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