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Category: WASH Initiatives

Handwashing Compendium for Low Resource Settings: A Living Document

Frequent and proper handwashing with soap is vital to prevent the spread of COVID-19. In response, we have developed this Handwashing Compendium for Low Resource Settings.

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Specifications for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Community Facing Staff and Volunteers

Specifications for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Community Facing Staff and Volunteers- Developed by OXFAM

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How to prepare chlorine stock solution

WHO Guideline to to prepare chlorine stock solution

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Pedal-operated handwashing station responding COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 spreads rampantly and local authorities must take action to prevent further transmission, reduce the impact of the outbreak, and support control measures. In response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, implementing handwashing station to promote hygiene behavior effectively, WaterAid Bangladesh (WAB) has demonstrated different technological options including pedal operated handwashing stations. This document provides an additional guidance to demonstrate pedal type handwashing facilities that can be widely used in low-income countries.

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10 immediate WASH in schools (WinS) actions – For School Heads to manage the response to COVID-19

10 immediate WASH in schools (WinS) actions;

1. Handwashing
2. Water availability
3. Supplies
4. Cleaning and disinfecting
5. Waste management
6. Physical distancing
7. Establish a monitoring team
8. Operation or training
9. Checklists
10. Hygiene culture

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Study Report on WASH in Health Care Facilities (HCFs) in Bangladesh

SNV conducted a study on WASH in Health Care Facilities (HCFs) in Bangladesh to understand the current situation and define the areas of contribution. The research comprises, from one side, a policy and legal review to identify the existing documentation, gaps and practices; and also a stakeholders’ mapping to assess the roles of the relevant authorities and partners which need to be targeted for sensitisation and advocacy.

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WASH messages for COVID-19 Cox Bazar

WASH messages for COVID-19 Cox Bazar

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Global Wash Cluster (GWC): COVID-19 Response Guidance Note

COVID-19 resources “coordination guidance note” and “technical guidance note” developed by Global Wash Cluster (GWC).

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COVID-19 and WASH: Mitigating the socio-economic impacts on the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Sector

This document has been developed by the Global Wash Cluster (GWC) which is made of 77 full and associated members and Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) which has 200+ partners with the support of UNICEF and ICRC.

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Knowledge Map: WASH in Schools and Coronavirus

The WASH in Schools Network (UNICEF, GIZ, Save the Children, WATERAID; Emory, LSHTM, among others) has compiled this knowledge map with links to relevant materials about COVID-19 for learners, their families and the education system. The map is intended for the time when schools are closed and in preparation for re-opening of schools. We want to help you navigate through the jungle of information about COVID-19,specifically its relevance for the school community. Therefore, we selected relevant information from high-quality, reliable sources for the education system, families and for pre-primary, primary and secondary school children.

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