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WASH in Emergencies

Cholera and Handwashing Fact Sheet  >

Published: August 9, 2016

Cholera is a diarrheal disease that has a substantial impact on public health. Each year, it affects the lives of millions of people, especially those who live in conditions that are not conducive to practicing preventive measures. Cholera contributes to the deaths of tens of […]


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.


WASH for Schoolchildren in Emergencies: A Guidebook for Teachers  >

Published: March 16, 2015

UNICEF created this guidebook for teachers in emergency situations. The Guidebook, accompanying regional flashcards (Africa, Afghanistan/Pakistan, and Latin America), and visual aids provide teachers with the tools they need to teach children about WASH. Although created for emergency situations, many of the activities and the flash […]


Compendium of WASH in Schools Facilities in Emergencies  >

Published: March 13, 2015

The compendium has gathered information on equipment and designs for temporary learning spaces/schools in emergency interventions that deliver WASH-related health benefits while minimizing disruption to education opportunities.



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