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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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Tellier, M., Hyttel, M., Gad, M. (2012)

Pilot Study Report: Assessing acceptability and hygienic safety of menstrual cups as a menstrual management method for vulnerable young women in Uganda Red Cross Society's Life Planning Skills Project

Study objectives: The objectives of this study were to assess young girls and women’s acceptability, suitability
and hygienic safety of using menstrual cups in Uganda, when introducing cups through the Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) Life Planning Skills (LPS) project framework. In the long-­‐term, this is intended to support the formulation and implementation of policies and programs aimed …

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WaterAid (2018)

SFD Report - Kasungu, Malawi
SFD Promotion Initiative

Kasungu municipality is approximately 130 kilometres north-west of the capital of Malawi, Lilongwe. It has a total population of 77,619. The population swells up during the day, except on Sundays when most shops are closed. The municipality has a high population density of 2,188 people per square kilometre. The majority of the residential areas are informal settlements, which occupy 64 percent of …

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Shrestha, J., Shrestha, R. (2018)

SFD Report - Itahari, Nepal
SFD Promotion Initiative

Itahari Sub-Metropolitan is the largest city in Sunsari District located in the Province No.1 of south-eastern Nepal.
The total population was 1,40,517 living in 33,794 households extended in the area of 93.78 square kilometres and the population growth rate is 6.23.

The sub-metropolitan does not have municipal sewer network, thus every household rely on onsite sanitation system. No open …

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Akwunwa, N., Ogunlade, A. (2018)

SFD Report - Enugu, Nigeria
SFD Promotion Initiative

Enugu City is a major commercial and industrial hub in southeastern Nigeria with an estimated population of just over a million people, although this figure increases during the daytime as many residents of the state come to the city to work and trade.

A study estimated that 70 percent of Enugu city’s population live in areas of higher density and lower income in tenement-type housing. …

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Collet, S., Yesaya, M., Tilley, E. (2016)

SFD Report - Blantyre, Malawi
SFD Promotion Initiative

The city of Blantyre is the commercial and financial centre of Malawi and is located around 300 kilometres south-east of the capital, Lilongwe. Blantyre is situated at an altitude of approximately 1,050 meters above the sea level with a population of 1,068,681. Over 65 percent of the city’s population live in unplanned, informal settlements that are expanding quickly. The Blantyre City Council …

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Jones, H., Wilbur, J. (2014)

Compendium of accessible WASH technologies

This compendium is designed for use by staff working directly with communities - e.g. health workers and community volunteers working with disabled and older people and their families in rural areas of sub-Saharan Africa. A few examples of technologies are presented that families can adapt to suit their needs and budgets. Many more options are possible. Most of the ideas are suitable for disabled …

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WoMena (2018)

WOMENA FAQs: What are menstrual irregularities?

In the communities where WoMena works, girls and women frequently ask about menstrual
irregularities. Clearly, they are concerned, both about their general health, and their fertility.
Irregularities take many forms - age at onset of menarche or menopause, length of cycle,
amount of bleeding, menstrual pain and discomfort, as well as bleeding outside the cycle.

Menstrual patterns vary …

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Hyttel,M., Thomsen,C.F, Luff, B., Storrusten, H. , Nyakato, V. N. . (2017)

Drivers and challenges to use of menstrual cups among schoolgirls in rural Uganda: a qualitative study

Is the menstrual cup a potential solution to address the challenges surrounding menstrual health and management (MHM) for girls and women in low-income contexts? This qualitative study assessed the drivers and challenges for acceptability of the menstrual cup (MC) among schoolgirls in rural Uganda. The study included 36 schoolgirls aged 13–17 recruited from a school-based controlled trial of …

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WoMena (2018)

WoMena FAQs: Do menstrual cups affect hymens/virginity?

WoMena believes in providing best available evidence, so that women and girls, and their communities, can make informed choice. Using menstrual cups does not affect virginity, and there is as yet no evidence that menstrual cups affect the corona. However, out of respect for cultural beliefs, WoMena recommends that, if girls or women have continuing concerns, they should choose an alternative …

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Elrha (2019)

Water Sanitation & Hygiene Innovation Catalogue
A collection of innovations for the humanitarian sector

The WASH Innovation Catalogue is divided into thematic sections, each introduced through a short summary of the problem drawing on our 2013 Gap Analysis on Emergency Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion and subsequent Problem Exploration Reports. Many of the innovations featured have been supported through our targeted Funding Challenges which directly responded to the priority problems …

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جوفانا دودوس - مستشار الصحة العامة، إدارة الخبرة والدعم، قطاع المياه والصرف الصحي والنظافة العامة، منظمة العمل ضد الجوع فرنسا (2017)

التغذية والمياه والصرف الصحي والنظافة العامة (Arabic)

الدليل العملي لزيادة الأثر الغذائي من خلال دمج برامج التغذية والمياه والصرف الصحي والنظافة العامة للعاملين في المجالات الإنسانية والتنموية .يوضح هذا الدليل التشغيلي أهمية دمج البرامج الغذائية مع تدخلات المياه والصرف …

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CARE International and WoMena (2018)

Ruby Cups: Girls in Imvepi Refugee Settlement Taking Control

The Menstrual Hygiene Management pilot was conducted among 80 refugee women and girls, aged 15-30 years in Imvepi refugee settlement over four phases, namely (1) exploration, sensitization and training of trainers, (2) trainer trial period, (3) beneficiary training, and (4) menstrual cup (MC) trial period of beneficiaries and final evaluation. In addition to the fact that female received …

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WHO, NNN (2018)

WASH and Health working together
A ‘how-to’ guide for neglected tropical disease programmes

This toolkit provides step-by-step guidance to Neglected Tropical Disease (NTD) programme managers and partners on how to engage and work collaboratively with the WASH community to improve delivery of water, sanitation and hygiene services to underserved population affected by many neglected tropical diseases. The toolkit is based on real-life programme experience, which users can match to their …

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WHO, UN-Water (2012)

UN-Water Global Annual Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking-Water (‎GLAAS)‎ 2012 Report
The Challenge of Extending and Sustaining Services

This second UN-Water GLAAS report presents data received from 74 developing countries, covering all the Millennium Development Goal regions, and from 24 external support agencies, representing approximately 90% of official development assistance for sanitation and drinking-water.

1. Sections 1 and 2 of the report describe the efforts of countries to be accountable and to plan and coordinate …

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WHO, UN-Water (2015)

Investing in Water and Sanitation: Increasing Accsess, Reducing Inequalities
GLAAS 2014 findings — Highlights for the Eastern Mediterranean Region

In this regional analysis, the UN-Water Global Analysis and Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking-Water (GLAAS) 2013/2014 country survey data from 11 Eastern Mediterranean Member States and territories, i.e. countries, are presented along with information provided by 23 external support agencies (ESAs). The 11 countries representing a population of 430 million in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean …

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WHO, UN-Water (2015)

Investing in Water and Sanitation: Increasing Accsess, Reducing Inequalities
GLAAS 2014 findings — Highlights for the South-East Asia Region

This South-East Asia Regional Highlights includes analysis of implementation of national policies, sustainability, human rights and equity measures, monitoring, human resources, financing and external support.

Ten out of the 11 countries in the WHO South-East Asia Region with a total population of 1.8 billion, participated in the GLAAS 2013/2014 reporting cycle. Overall, access to improved …

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WHO, UN-Water (2016)

Investing in Water and Sanitation: Increasing Access, Reducing Inequalities
GLAAS 2014 Findings — Highlights for the Region of the Americas

The Region of the Americas Highlights includes analysis of implementation of national policies, sustainability, human rights and equity measures, monitoring, human resources, financing and external support.

Sixteen countries out of 35 in the WHO Region of the Americas, with a total population of 550 million, participated in the GLAAS 2013/2014 reporting cycle. Overall, access to improved …

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WHO, UN-Water (2017)

Financing Universal Water, Sanitation and Hygiene under the Sustainable Development Goals
UN-Water Global Analysis and Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking-Water GLAAS 2017 Report

The GLAAS 2017 report focuses on the key role of financing in the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector. It is designed to provide a global perspective as the world embarks on achieving the SDGs, particularly SDG 6 relating to clean water and sanitation, which is essential to good health and well-being. It also provides country-specific data for governments to use as they plan investments …

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SanCop, Oxfam (2018)

22nd SanCoP meeting: Financing Sustainable Sanitation

The 22nd meeting of the UK’s Sanitation Community of Practice was held on the 26th of November 2018 at Oxfam House in Oxford. The aim of the event was to discuss with the participants the needs and potentials of financing sanitation. The challenges of finding funding sources, data acquisition, correct understanding of terminology, financial sustainability, and equitable service provision were …

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Langergraber, G., Lechner, M. (2019)

Sustainable Sanitation Practice
cewas Success Stories

Articles in this issue:

- Building Viable Business Models for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises; Louise Carpentier and Martin Wafler

- Eco Solutions Forge; Bogdan Popov

- SR3 INVENT sustainable projects and businesses in Ecuador; Stefan Breitenmoser

- SOIL - Building a Sustainable Citywide Sanitation Service; Natalie Miller and Leah Page Jean

- Youth-Led Sustainable …

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pS-Eau (2018)

WASH Services and Climate Change
Impacts and Responses

Climate change and its impacts can be seen in many regions around the world and is having a major effect on the large water cycle, resulting in rising sea levels, disrupted seasonal rainfall patterns, a rise in average global temperatures, droughts, heatwaves and more frequent extreme weather events.

These climate-related hazards have repercussions for the availability and continuity of water …

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SFD Promotion Initiative (2019)

SFD Review Procedure

The five step Review Procedure developed by the SFD Promotion Initiative ensures standardization of all the SFDs published on the SFD Webportal. We will be happy to provide you with feedback on your draft SFD Report.

A member of the pool of experts will provide you with comments on your assessment and guide you through the quality check to finalize your report. Once done, you shall have the …

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SFD Promotion Initiative (2019)

SFD Report Templates and Guidance Documents

For help with writing your SFD report or your SFD Thinking, you can use the templates:
- SFD Report Template
- SFD Lite Report Template
- SFD Thinking Template

For more support, the Guidance Notes can be consulted.

These documents were produced under the SFD Promotion Initiative and have been reviewed after being field-tested in more than 40 cities in Africa, Asia and Latin America. The …

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WoMena (2018)

WoMena FAQs: Is there any connection between menstrual cups and infections?

WOMENA SUMMARY AND RECOMMENDATIONS

Many women develop urogenital infections, such as bacterial vaginosis or yeast infections, at some point in their life. Prevalence rates of 20-30% or more have been documented in both high-, middle- and low-income countries. Many infections are asymptomatic, meaning that those who have the infection do not know.

Menstruation is a normal, physiologic …

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Polak, M., Ziegler, D., Bockelman, D., Schmidt, M., Zimmermann, E. (2018)

40 Years of German-Jordanian Technical Cooperation in the Water Sector

In early 1967, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan was among the first Arab states to re-establish diplomatic relations with the Federal Republic of Germany, leading to the development of an ever since continuing development cooperation programme. In consequence, GTZ/GIZ has been supporting the Jordanian water sector in tackling its many challenges for over 40 years: Between 1975 and 2016, a total of …

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The SuSanA Latin America Chapter will be launched at a side event of the LatinoSan conference, on the 3rd of April in San José, Costa Rica. We are excited to see the network grow in the LAC region as well – through country focal points and an enthusiastic group of SuSanA partners steering the chapter.

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