Water, sanitation and hygiene in emergencies
Description:
This chapter discusses the importance of improving water, sanitation, vector control and hygiene in emergency settings.
Learning objectives
  • ƒ To explain the relationship between the environment and water, sanitation and hygiene related diseases;
  • ƒ To present standards and key indicators related water supply, sanitation and hygiene in emergencies;
  • ƒ To provide basic information about control measures for improving environmental conditions;
  • ƒ To discuss the importance of addressing long term needs of the community at the onset of the emergency and throughout its duration. 

The Johns Hopkins and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

Water, sanitation and hygiene in emergencies
http://www.jhsph.edu/research/centers-and-institutes/center-for-refugee-and-disaster-response/publications_tools/publications/_CRDR_ICRC_Public_Health_Guide_Book/Chapter_8_Water_Sanitation_and_Hygiene_in_Emergencies.pdf

Are you sure you want to delete this "resource"?
This item will be deleted immediately. You cannot undo this action.

Related Resources

Video
19 May 2016
  Transformación Participativa para la Higiene y el Saneamiento (PHAST por sus siglas en inglés) ayuda a que las comunidades puedan mejorar sus prácticas de higiene y saneamiento, y también su salud. En este video, una facilitadora comunitaria r...
Tags: Video, Resilience, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH)
Awareness material, Guidance material
21 Jul 2020
Sneezing etiquette – Epidemic Control for Volunteers. Guidance is available in English, Spanish, and French. 
Tags: Awareness material, Guidance material, COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
Awareness material
26 May 2016
The Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre has developed a ‘Data Sculpture’ that they exhibited at the Understanding Risk Forum held in Venice in May 2016. The sculpture shows the history of water volume flows along the Mono river in Togo ...
Tags: Awareness material, Early Warning Systems, PAPE