What's New in WASH?

Check this page for updates on the Federation's WASH work.

NEW! GWSI portal, The roll-out is currently taking place through online and in-person workshops. Please find the written guidelines here (including things to consider and explanations of terms) and the visual guidelines for HNS and PNS. If you have any questions or your National Society does not have an account, please do not hesitate to contact Sarah Bach

NEW! WASHcast, A new way to interact with and learn about the Red Cross and Red Crescent WASH world. We are launching a podcast called the WASHcast. We will regularly upload episodes covering a range of topics, presented by a wide array of WASH voices. You can find the WASHcast in a number of ways. Download from the IFRC website here or use the search function of any podcast app like iTunes, etc.

NEW! URBAN WASH SECTION, scroll down on your left to 'URBAN' and we look forward to your contributions - send to William Carter and/or Robert Fraser.

scroll down on your left to 'WASH&Nutrition' and we look forward to your contributions - send to alexandra.machado@ifrc.org

getting.the.balance.right.jpgLaunch of the IFRC sanitation advocacy report

The report is the first step in a multi-year advocacy strategy to influence key stakeholder’s decisions in favor of getting the balance right between sanitation and water and to keep it on top of our Red Cross Red Crescent health agenda.

The full report can be found here.

AP.CWF.jpgCeramic Water Filters Red Cross Red Crescent experiences and lessons in Asia
This document captures key experiences from National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in Asia who have implemented programmes with ceramic water filters. It includes lessons learned and recommendations for National Societies in the Asia Pacific zone (along with partner National Societies and the IFRC Secretariat), who may be looking to implement similar programmes in the future.