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Handy Wash Tap
Handwashing Device for the Promotion of Hand Hygiene

Duration: 2012 - 2017

The first prototype was field tested with refugee populations in Liberia and Kenya to assess its suitability at both household and communal levels. Following this study, the device was modified and field trialled a second time in South Sudan. The South Sudan study looked specifically at the […]

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Tiger Worm Toilets for sanitation in humanitarian camps in Myanmar
Sustainable sanitation for humanitarian responses: Tiger Worm Toilets (TWT) for communal sanitation

Duration: 2016 - 2018

1. Design workshop – bringing together experts in worm based sanitation, humanitarian sanitation and those from the camp area to produce appropriate design(s) which are costed in relation to local availability of materials and the skill set of local labour and contractors.

2. Implementation […]

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Sustainable access to Sanitation facilities for South Sudanese refugees
Refugees and asylum seekers from South Sudan in Western Ethiopia, Jewi camp, Gambella

Duration: 2016 - 2017

This project will introduce two new innovative sanitation options (tiger worm and urine diversion toilets) to Jewi camp. These provide waste to value potential and increase the life span of toilets, thereby reducing the long term costs of sanitation programmes by reducing emptying and replacement […]

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Sustainable WASH in Fragile Contexts (SWIFT)
To provide water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services to people in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Kenya. Helping to bridge the gap between humanitarian and development programmes.

Duration: 2014 - 2018

Sustainable WASH in Fragile Contexts SWIFT, is a consortium led by Oxfam with Tearfund and ODI. In eastern DRC Oxfam works with three local partners and with Tearfund to deliver improved access to water, primarily via gravity-fed schemes and spring protection, together with sanitation and hygiene […]

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  Andy Bastable


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