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Are you a teacher and looking for training materials?

Our School Activity Collection assembles various activities on the vital topics of WASH, energy conservation, biodiversity and waste management.

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Jacob, N. (2018)

ODF+, ODF++ and Sustainability of Sanitation
Thematic Discussion Series Synthesis

The responses provided a canvas of problems with sustaining ODF that covers technical, behavioural and physical issues. These issues, persistent since before SBM, must be overcome before India could move onto ODF+, ODF++ and ODF-S. All the issues were related to the ODF-centric approach of SBM that focussed only on toilet coverage.

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Emily Kumpel, Caroline Delaire, Rachel Peletz, Joyce Kisiangani, Angella Rinehold, Jennifer De France, David Sutherland and Ranjiv Khush (2018)

Measuring the Impacts of Water Safety Plans in the Asia-Pacific Region

This study investigated the effectiveness of Water Safety Plans (WSP) implemented in 99 water supply systems across 12 countries in the Asia-Pacific region. An impact assessment methodology including 36 indicators was developed based on a conceptual framework proposed by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and before/after data were collected between November 2014 and June 2016. WSPs were …

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World Health Organization (2018)

WHO water, sanitation, and hygiene strategy 2018-2025

The WHO WASH Strategy has been developed in response to Member State Resolution WHA64.4 and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It also takes on board the need for progressive realization of the human rights to safe drinking-water and sanitation, adopted by the UN General Assembly in July 2010. The 2025 end date of the Strategy is proposed to …

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Technical Secretariat of the Arab Ministerial Water Council (2012)

Arab Strategy for Water Security in the Arab Region
to Meet the Challenges and Future Needs for Sustainable Development 2010-2030

The Arab Strategy for Water Security encapsulates the joint Arab approach to achieving sustainable development. It is a long-term program and practical mechanism for overcoming known future challenges in water resources development and management in the Arab Region. These resources are characterized by scarcity, disparate geographic distribution and increasing competition for utilization. In …

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World Health Organization (2015)

Water, sanitation and hygiene in health care facilities
Status in low- and middle-income countries and way forward

This report presents, for the first time, a global assessment of the extent to which health care facilities provide essential water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) services. Drawing on data representing 66,101 facilities in 54 low- and middle-income countries, the report concludes that 38% of facilities lack access even to rudimentary levels of WASH. When a higher level of service is factored in, …

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Cavill, S., Mott, J., Tyndale-Biscoe, P., Bond, M., Huggett, C., Wamera, E. (2018)

Engaging men and boys in sanitation and hygiene programmes
Frontiers of CLTS: Innovations and Insights

Men’s and boys’ active and positive engagement in sanitation and hygiene (S&H) means improving sustainable outcomes, as well as increasing the potential for redistribution of unequal domestic and care responsibilities from women to men. Discussions around gender in S&H (and elsewhere) often focus on the roles, positions or impacts on women and girls, however this issue of Frontiers of CLTS …

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B. Reed, R. Hastie, J. Vidal, A. Bastable, K. Akers, J. Fisher & J. Lafrenière (2018)

Shedding light on humanitarian sanitation
conference paper

Lighting should be provided for WASH facilities in Humanitarian contexts according to several standards. Evidence for this and the practical budget, operational and management responsibilities are less clear. A three-country research project looking at the impact of lighting on WASH use and Gender-based Violence (GBV) required a multi-disciplinary approach, combining OXFAM’s practical …

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Naif Mohammed Abu-Lohom, Yasuo Konishi, Yogita Mumssen, Bilkis Zabara, and Scott Michael Moore (2018)

Water Supply in a War Zone
A Preliminary Analysis of Two Urban Water Tanker Supply Systems in the Republic of Yemen

This discussion paper summarizes the results and implications of a study commissioned by the World Bank to conduct a rapid assessment of the state of private water tanker supply systems in two Yemeni cities, Sana’a and Aden.

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Peta Sandison (2018)

Community Engagement in Sanitation: A LAndscape Review
Oxfam Landscape Review

In 2017, Elrha’s Humanitarian Innovation Fund (HIF) launched a Challenge ‘to understand how to design, implement, and evaluate approaches to user-centered sanitation that incorporate rapid community engagement and are appropriate for the first stage of rapid-onset emergencies’ (defined as the first twelve weeks post-crisis). A component of this Challenge involved undertaking a landscape …

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Guy Jobbins, Steve Commins and Bryn Welham (2018)

Water security in the protracted crises and post-conflict reconstruction of the Middle East
Briefing note

This background paper focuses on supporting sustainable, equitable and resilient water services over the short and long term during protracted crises and for post-crisis reconstruction in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

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CAWST (2018)

Gramalaya in India Sanitation Case Study

CAWST’s Sanitation Case Studies give detailed overviews of different latrine programs. Each case study describes how the implementer(s) addressed seven components of latrine programs, and what challenges they have faced.

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CAWST (2018)

PWW in Honduras Sanitation Case Study

CAWST’s Sanitation Case Studies give detailed overviews of different latrine programs. Each case study describes how the implementer(s) addressed seven components of latrine programs, and what challenges they have faced.

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CAWST (2018)

SNV in Cambodia Sanitation Case Study

CAWST’s Sanitation Case Studies give detailed overviews of different latrine programs. Each case study describes how the implementer(s) addressed seven components of latrine programs, and what challenges they have faced.

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CAWST (2018)

Sanergy in Kenya Sanitation Case Study

CAWST’s Sanitation Case Studies give detailed overviews of different latrine programs. Each case study describes how the implementer(s) addressed seven components of latrine programs, and what challenges they have faced. Each case study is in a “Question and Answer” format.

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SuSanA (2018)

Thematic Discussion Series Compilation

This compilation comprises synthesis documents from nine Thematic Discussion Series that were active in the SuSanA Forum between February 2015 and May 2017.

SuSanA's Thematic Discussion Series is an initiative to engage actors from interconnected areas of expertise. The discussions take place on the SuSanA Forum, are limited to 2-4 weeks and are guided and led by thematic experts. At the end …

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GIZ (2018)

Sustainable Sanitation Newsletter 2018
Issue no. 51, March 2018

Archived newsletters of the regular electronic news bulletin from the sustainable sanitation projects. These newsletters were sent to subscribed members involved in initiatives and projects in the field of sanitation. Discusses news, publications, books, studies, conferences, online information, and events

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WHO (2018)

WHO Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
Strategy 2018-2025

WHO’s 13th General Programme of Work (GPW) 2019–2023 describes how the Organization’s work will contribute to the health of three billion: one billion becoming “healthier populations” through multisectoral actions and addressing environmental risk factors and health determinants; one billion benefiting from better emergency preparedness and response; and one billion with universal …

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Yates, T., Vujcic, J. A., Joseph, M. L., Gallandat, K., Lantagne, D. (2018)

Efficacy and effectiveness of water, sanitation, and hygiene interventions in emergencies in low- and middle-income countries
a systematic review

There are increasing numbers of people affected by natural disasters, disease outbreaks, and conflict. Water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) interventions are used in nearly all emergency responses to help reduce disease risk. However, there is a lack of summarized evidence on the efficacy and effectiveness of these interventions. We conducted a systematic review of the published and grey …

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D’Mello-Guyett, L., Yates, T., Bastable, A., Dahab, M., Deola, C., Dorea, C., Dreibelbis, R., Grieve, T., Handzel, T., Harmer, A., Lantagne, D., Maes, P., Opryszko, M., Palmer-Felgate, S., Reed, B., Van Den Bergh, R., Porteaud, D., Cumming, O. (2018)

Setting priorities for humanitarian water, sanitation and hygiene research
a meeting report

Recent systematic reviews have highlighted a paucity of rigorous evidence to guide water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) interventions in humanitarian crises. In June 2017, the Research for Health in Humanitarian Crises (R2HC) programme of Elrha, convened a meeting of representatives from international response agencies, research institutions and donor organisations active in the field of …

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UN Water (2017)

تقرير الامم المتحدة العاملي عن تنمية الموارد المائية 2017
المياه العادمة: مورد غير مُستغل

ينتج عن الغالبية العظمى من الأنشطة البشرية مياه عادمة. وكلما تنامى معدل الطلب الكلي على الموارد المائية، كلما تزايدت كميات المياه العادمة وكلما تقافت أعباء التلوث الناجمة عنها بشكل متواصل وذلك في شتى أنحاء العالم. …

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Chin, L. (2014)

Period of shame
The effects of menstrual hygiene management on rural women and girls’ quality of life in Savannakhet, Laos

The purpose of this thesis was to investigate how rural women and girls’ menstrual hygiene
management (MHM) affects their life-quality and performance in everyday life. The thesis
analysed the opportunities, abilities and motivation they had in performing MHM and how it
affected their social and economical opportunities. From this, conclusions were drawn on how
MHM affects their …

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UNICEF (2017)

Syria Crisis 2017 Humanitarian Results

UNICEF Syria Crisis Situation Report - 2017 Humanitarian Results
- The conflict in Syria continues to drive the largest refugee crisis in the world, with 5.4 million Syrian refugees registered in the region. Nearly half (48%) are children. About 92% of Syrian refugees live in host communities in very precarious living conditions.
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The Royal Scientific Society (2018)

Guideline for greywater treatment and reuse and rainwater harvesting and collection at home- Arabic Version
الدليل الارشادي لمعالجة المياه الرمادية واعادة استخدامها

This guide comes as an output of this project providing comprehensive and diverse information on greywater and rainwater harvesting techniques in Jordan and the world. The guide was prepared to meet all needs and to suit all levels. Water studies division’s team at the Royal Scientific Society reviewed hundreds of scientific papers, reports, periodicals and projects related to greywater and …

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World Bank Group (2017)

Dire Straits
The Crisis Surrounding Poverty, Conflict, and Water in the Republic of Yemen

This report is part of a global set of Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene for All (WASH) diagnostics carried out in countries where WASH services for the poor are deficient and where their might be institutional constraints to improving coverage and services. The Republic of Yemen is an important case because it has an active armed conflict, a plausible increase in poverty over the last decade, and …

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World Bank (2018)

Beyond Scarcity: Water Security in the Middle East and North Africa

Water has always posed great challenges for the Middle East and North Africa. With rapid growth, regional instability, and climate change, these challenges are more pressing than ever. This report describes how the region’s current water challenges go far beyond age-old constraints of water scarcity. The report explores how countries can anticipate and act to strengthen water security, rather …

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