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    Maldives Solid Waste Manual {NalaNalaCommunityKit_Waste Awareness.pdf}
    Haiti Sanitation Experience
    Haiti Sanitation and Dewats Documents {Dewats and Haiti.zip}
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Friday, February 16

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    Water supply and sanitation access and use by physically disabled people {Watsan access_use physically disabled people (DfiD).pdf}
    WaterAid Mainstreaming disability issues in WASH {mainstreaming_disability_issues_in_wash_ghana.pdf}
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Wednesday, February 14

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    Wikispaces, the platform currently hosting this website, will go out of business later this year.
    The website www.watsanmissionassistant.org will continue. We are currently exploring alternative platforms and will soon begin the process of building an even better site while maintaining the files and features currently available. Just make sure your bookmark is updated to www.watsanmissionassistant.org Thanks for your patience and continued use of the site.

    Welcome to the WatSan Mission Assistant
    This is a resource for field WASH practitioners.
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Wednesday, February 7

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    One WASH promotes a common yet adaptable approach amongst National Red Cross Red Crescent Societies to establish large-scale, long-term sustainable water and sanitation programmes and to broaden its scope to prioritise its impact in cholera elimination, nutrition, provision of water for livestock, strengthening delivery of improved hygiene and in both rural and urban settings. This new, broadened initiative reflects our approach in integrating WASH and Health in a more sustainable solution to the holistic needs of vulnerable populations.
    Every case and death from cholera is preventable with the tools we have today: effective cholera prevention and control interventions are well established. However, current efforts focus more on emergency response that have a minor impact on long-term control or elimination of cholera over time.
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    The “Hygiene Matters” Report : Joining Forces for Progress. A side session of the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly
    The UN Sustainable Development Goals call for new, innovative ways of thinking and working. At the session on 23 September, SCA and WSSCC launched a joint research report, Hygiene Matters http://wsscc.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Hygiene-Matters-Report-Launch-23-September-2016.pdf
    STOCKHOLM World Water Week 2016 - Monday 29th August to Friday September 2nd.
    There are three components:
    SWWW itself, go to: http://www.worldwaterweek.org/
    IFRC hosted event “Can WASH projects deliver sustainable growth and employment?” (on the Tuesday, 14.00 to 15.30 in room FH307).
    NS WASH Advisors meeting at Hotel Adlon, formal meeting all day Wednesday and informal side meetings Thursday.
    Please contact us if you need more information at: wash.geneva@ifrc.org
    See practical information and pre-reading for the August RC/RC WASH advisors meeting in Stockholm HERE.
    See outcomes from the RC/RC WASH advisors meeting in Vienna (pre- and post reading) HERE
    You can still see the pre-reading for the last meeting in Stockholm HERE.
    Collection of Ebola related WASH documents
    https://www.dropbox.com/sh/cufo51b5vgqd2u6/AABiHYCrKQoSqNPQt0M5ynlKa
    Case studies on CLTS and PHAST from Kenya, Eritrea and Ethiopia - now available in English and French!
    These case studies capture the experiences, lessons and recommendations of National Societies in East Africa who have implemented hybrid WatSan software approaches (with a focus on CLTS and PHAST). Find the case studies here
    Sanitation Equipment Development:
    Federation, in consortium with WASTE and Oxfam GB, announces securing a two year grant from USAID to develop new equipment for sanitation activities in emergencies.One of the clearest lessons we took from the Haiti earthquake response was that we were not fully prepared to respond to sanitation needs in the urban context. Since then we have worked to improve this capacity across the range of our emergency response tools. This primarily has takes the form of:
    Improved WatSan emergency response training
    Improving the skills of Red Cross Red Crescent Volunteers involved in National and Regional Disaster Response Teams (NDRT/RDRT), Emergency Response Units (ERUs), and FACT.
    Working with the private sector to improve the equipment that our response teams uses in sanitation
    To further strengthen this process, the Federation, in consortium with WASTE and Oxfam GB, is pleased to announce that we have secured a two year grant from USAID to develop new equipment for sanitation activities in emergencies.
    The grant funds the design and field testing of equipment for a variety of sanitation equipment needs.
    Results will be patent free and widely shared (as well as included in our Emergency Relief Items Catalogue).
    We believe this will increase the capacity and flexibility of the entire WatSan sector to provide sanitation in emergencies, particularly in the urban context
    The Federation will focus on the areas of desludging, sludge treatment and disposal, and hand washing.
    The sponsoring of student design contests is included in the grant.
    Several NSs have begun planning to develop similar equipment, particularly for ERUs, and we see excellent opportunities to coordinate our efforts and work in partnership. Emergency sanitation is a complicated, and previously much neglected, topic.

    {getting.the.balance.right.jpg} Launch of the IFRC sanitation advocacy report {1228400-Sanitation Advocacy paper-EN-LR2 (2).pdf}
    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.
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    {AP.CWF.jpg} Ceramic Water Filters Red Cross Red Crescent experiences and lessons in Asia {APZ CWF Experiences Lessons_May 2012_FINAL_6page.pdf}
    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.
    Stockholm World Water Week
    You are invited to an exciting event at this year’s Stockholm World Water Week. On August 27th at 15:45, the Swedish Red Cross, IFRC, and WFP will co-host a 3 hour seminar on WatSan and Food Security. Insufficient access to water, poor sanitation, and inadequate hygiene all impact on vulnerable communities' food security, nutrition, and ultimately development. In this session, we will look at new approaches and solutions to scale up interventions and address such challenges, across the entire relief to development spectrum.
    Attendance requires registration for at least that day of Stockholm World Water Week. Online registration can be done here: http://www.worldwaterweek.org/sa/node.asp?node=479
    We hope you can join us for this event and look forward to seeing you there. Please let me know if you need any additional information.
    Delft Emergency Sanitation Workshop
    Last month the Netherlands Red Cross and IFRC (along with Oxfam, WASTE, and Aldus) had the pleasure of hosting a three day emergency sanitation workshop at UNESCO-IHE in Delft. The workshop brought suppliers, academics, and humanitarian agencies together to discuss the requirements for sanitation equipment in emergencies. The focus was on raised toilets, desludging, and wastewater treatment and disposal. There are many solutions currently available and many more in development.
    We hope to have some exciting news on this topic in the coming months and will share this with you soon. There is a lot happening, it’s a great time to be working on toilets!
    Please find more information on the workshop and the presentations here:http://www.susana.org/lang-en/working-groups/wg08/workshops/242-workshops-on-emergency-sanitation-/760-workshop-on-emergency-sanitation-in-delft-the-netherlands-june-2012-

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