Cookie tracking notice
Are we allowed to crumble with cookies and anonymous tracking?

We use cookies on our website. Some of them are essential for the operation of the site (so called session cookies), while others help us to improve this site and the user experience (tracking cookies). We use the application Matomo and the external service etracker to analyze your behavior on our website anonymously. Because we value your privacy, we are here with asking your permission to use the following technologies. You can change your settings any time via this link or the menu item in footer menu. For more information visit our Data Policy

8th Emergency Environmental Health Forum in Berlin, Germany - Conference materials

Various Authors (2018)

Published in: 2018

Various Authors

Uploaded by:
SuSanA Admin

Partner profile:
common upload


The 8th Emergency Environmental Health Forum (EEHF) event was hosted by the German WASH Network in close collaboration with the Secretariat of the Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (SuSanA) at GIZ. The aim of the 2018 EEHF is:
- To share new research and learning
- To discuss new approaches and innovation in the sector
- To bridge silos between WASH and other humanitarian sectors
- To identify research gaps in the emergency environmental health sector

Content - Summary

Day 1 presentations:

1) EEHF Keynote

2) Evidence Into action: Introducing a cross-sectoral Toolkit for integrating Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) into humanitarian response

3) Shining a light on sanitation. Looking at the impact of latrine lighting on sanitation use and gender-based violence in humanitarian contexts

4) Mental health in emergency contexts: Does poor mental health impair WASH-related behaviors in a vulnerable population of rural Malawi?

5) Integrated mobile approach for faecal and septic sludge treatment, reuse and disposal using microwave irradiation

6) Disinfection of human excreta in emergency settings: a comparison of chlorine-based and hydrated lime-based disinfectant solutions.

7) Development of a field lab for monitoring of faecal sludge treatment plants

8) Oxfam’s response to the diphtheria outbreak in the Rohingya refugee crisis, Cox’s Bazar 2017-2018

9) First phase WASH response to plague in madagascar

10) Effectiveness of a Household WASH Package on an Outpatient Program for Severe Acute Malnutrition: A Pragmatic Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial in Chad

11) UNHCR’s Waste to Value Sanitation Portfolio

12) User-centred sanitation design through rapid community engagement

13) Child Participation in Sanitation Design in Emergencies


Day 2 presentations:

1) Management systems for ensuring sustainable WASH facilities in humanitarian contexts

2) Challenges and Constraints of implementing community approaches for total sanitation in conflict area: case study of the implementation of CLTS in Boko Haram conflict area in Cameroon

3) Vector Control in Humanitarian Emergencies

4) A systematic review and meta-analysis of the impact of water, sanitation, and hygiene exposures in case-control studies on cholera transmission

5) Evaluating the effect of an MSF hygiene kit intervention on domestic transmission of cholera among household contacts of cholera-infected patients: a study protocol

6) Motivators and Barriers to Handwashing Behavior during Humanitarian Emergencies

7) Pre-test Findings of a New Interactive Handwashing Promotion Program –Mum’s Magic Hands in Emergencies using Emotional and Health Motivators.

8) Do we need to do hygiene promotion differently in humanitarian emergencies?

9) The need for low cost & sustainable wastewater treatments in protracted emergencies. A case study from Rakhine State, Myanmar

10) Wastewater Strategy for UNICEF-Lebanon

11) Wastewater treatment plant efficiency

Bibliographic information

Various Authors (2018). 8th Emergency Environmental Health Forum in Berlin, Germany - Conference materials.

Filter tags

Camps (emergency or longer term) English Europe & Central Asia Posters, brochures and flyers Presentations

Further readings


EEHF - Day 1 Presentations Compilation

Format: pdf file
Size: 12.74 MB

EEHF - Day 2 Presentations Compilation

Format: pdf file
Size: 13.98 MB

EEHF Posters Compilation

Format: pdf file
Size: 18.53 MB

Abstracts Booklet

Format: pdf file
Size: 0.23 MB

Share this page on    

Follow us on    

SuSanA Partners  currently 400 partners

Networks Circle


Latest SuSanA Blog Articles

SuSanA Blog »

SuSanA newsletter

Stay informed about the activities of SuSanA and its partners. The SuSanA newsletter is sent out around four times per year. It contains information about news, events, new partners, projects, discussions and publications of the SuSanA network.

Subscribe to newsletter »




Resources and publications

Our library has more than 3,000 publications, factsheets, presentations, drawings etc. from many different organisations. It continues to grow thanks to the contributions from our partners.

Add item to library »

The three links below take you to special groups of items in the library for more convenient access:


The project database contains nearly 400 sanitation projects of many different organizations dealing with research, implementation, advocacy, capacity development etc. Advanced filtering functions and a global map are also available. Information on how and why this database was created is here.

People working for SuSanA partners can add their own projects through their partner profile page. You might need your SuSanA login upgraded for this purpose. Please contact us if you would like to add a project.

Trainings, conference and events materials

Missed important conferences or courses? Catch up by using their materials for self study. These materials have been kindly provided by SuSanA partners.

Shit flow diagrams, excreta flow diagrams (310 SFDs worldwide)

Shit flow diagrams (SFDs) help to visualize excreta management in urban settings. Access SFDs and more through the SFD Portal.

Emersan eCompendium

Humanitarian Sanitation Hub

Sanitation Workers Knowledge and Learning Hub




Discussion forum

Share knowledge, exchange experiences, discuss challenges, make announcements, ask questions and more. Hint: Your discussion forum login is the same as your SuSanA login. More about the forum's philosophy »

Integrated content

We are hosting content from some other communities of practice and information-sharing portals. This section also provides a link to SuSanA's Sanitation Wikipedia initiative.

Suggest content to add »

SuSanA partners

Not yet a SuSanA partner? Show your organisation's support to SuSanA's vision and engage in  knowledge sharing by becoming partners.

Apply to become a partner »

Individual membership

Register as an individual member of SuSanA free of charge. As a member you can interact with thousands of sanitation enthusiasts on the discussion forum.  You can also get engaged in one of our 13 working groups and our regional chapters. Our FAQs explain the benefits further.

By getting a SuSanA login you can fully participate in the SuSanA community!

Register as a member


Forgot your password?
Forgot your username?