Published: April 6, 2020
This technical brief from UNHCR provides suggested activities for COVID-19 response among refugee settings.
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 […]
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.
Published: April 1, 2019
This resource provides a recording and other resources from the Wash’Em Webinar entitled, “Doing Hygiene Programming Better”.
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.
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.
Published: May 15, 2018
This video showcases a partnership between Lifebuoy and Oxfam to promote handwashing with soap in emergency settings.
Published: September 27, 2016
This webinar summary explores innovative WASH and social behavior change strategies which contributed to the halt of the 2014 Ebola outbreak.
TAGS: Briefing PaperEvent RecordingPresentation Behavior ChangeHandwashing TechnologiesHygiene in EmergenciesHygiene in Health FacilitiesHygiene in SchoolsIntegrationMonitoring & Evaluation General PublicImplementersPolicy Makers 2016
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.
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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