The Federation's Global Water and Sanitation Initiative (GWSI) outlines a common approach among National Societies to establish larger-scale, longer-term sustainable water and sanitation programmes to contribute more effectively in meeting the MDG's and now the SDG's and up to 2025. Latest updates and other key information and communication materials can be accessed at the Watsan page

2015 Summary and Overview

GWSI Mapping country by country 2015
GWSI Mapping Analysis
The GWSI midterm summary (2012).
A post-2015 framework for development: Starting a conversation at the IFRC Secretariat

GWSI Tools

Baseline Survey
GWSI Evaluation Tools

GWSI PHAST Guidance Note
GWSI PHAST Checklist and Guidance Note
GWSI PHAST Checklist

Look Back Study package

Curriculum, Manual and Toolkit for community-based water, sanitation and hygiene programs

Developed by NLRC and IFRC, 2007

Curriculum - community based WatSan programs

Module 1 - Community Entry
Module 2 - Technology and Approaches to WASH
Module 3 - Sustainability in WASH
Module 4 - Planning Monitoring and Evaluation

Toolkit 1_Community Participation
Toolkit 2_Water
Toolkit 3_Sanitation
Toolkit 4_Hygiene
Toolkit 5_Operations and Maintenance
Toolkit 6_Needs Assessment
Toolkit 7_Monitoring and Evaluation
Toolkit 8_Emergency WatSan