The Sphere Handbook is one of the most widely known and internationally recognized sets of common principles and universal minimum standards for the delivery of quality humanitarian response.
Tags: Bathing Facilities, Capacity Building, Communal Toilets, Cross Cutting, Disability, Disease Vector Control, Drainage, Environment, Excreta Management, Gender, Gender Based Violence, Grey Water Disposal, Handwashing with Soap, Household Water Treatment, Human Right to Water / Sanitation, Hygiene Promotion, Laundering Facilities, Menstruation Hygiene Management, Piped Water Networks, Protection, Public Health, Solid Waste Management, WASH Assessments, WASH Coordination, WASH Monitoring, WASH Programme Management, Water Quality Testing and Surveillance, Water Safety Plans, and Water Supply. Languages: English. Organisations: SPHERE. Categories: WASH Reference Documents.
UNHCR field staff and their partners should conduct a waste composition assessment to assess the types of waste being produced and their and rates of production. Ideally the assessment should be carried out within the first three months of a displacement emergency and then at least once a year. Waste management short, medium and long term strategies for each waste stream should be revaluated and reorganised according to the findings of this assessment.
Where required, UNHCR and WASH actors should prepare a WASH related environmental impact assessment. This template should be used to assist in the process.
This brief is intended to highlight key WASH elements for camps closure. It focuses on specific actions, including the highlights of public health risks associated with health, water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) when dealing with decommissioning of WASH infrastructures. The overall closure implementation actions and modus operandi should be context specific and properly planned in coordination with key stakeholders.
Tags: Camp Closure, Cross Cutting, Environment, Excreta Management, Solid Waste Management, WASH Coordination, WASH Programme Health and Safety, WASH Programme Management, WASH Strategy Development, and Water Supply. Languages: English. Organisations: UNHCR. Categories: WASH Guidelines, WASH Operational Guidelines, WASH Policy Guidelines, and WASH Reference Documents.