Water sanitation hygiene

Updated WHO/WEDC Technical Notes on WASH in Emergencies

2013. World Health Organization / Water Engineering Development Centre

These four-page illustrated notes, originally prepared in 2011 and updated in 2013, provide practical, evidence-based recommendations in responding to immediate and medium-term water, sanitation and hygiene needs of populations affected by emergencies.

The notes are relevant to a wide range or emergency situations, including both natural and conflict-induced disasters. They are suitable for field technicians, engineers and hygiene promotors, as well as staff from agency headquarters.

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