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Water safety plan: a field guide to improving drinking-water safety in small communities
  • Water safety plan: a field guide to improving drinking-water safety in small communities
  • World Health Organization (WHO). March 2014
  • This field guide provides a step-by-step introduction to the Water Safety Plan (WSP) approach and a range of ready-to-use templates to assist those locally involved in rural water supply to develop and implement their own WSPs. The field guide particularly addresses the rural community members responsible for the operation and management of their water supplies, as well as the staff of the local health and water supply offices responsible for safeguarding drinking-water quality and nongovernmental organizations that support drinking-water safety in rural comm...[Read full description]
  • Main themes: Capacity building, Community management, Community participation, Drinking water, Health, Monitoring, Risk management, Rural areas, Sanitation, Water management, Water quality, Water safety plans (WSPs), Water supply

Cleaning wells after seawater flooding. Updated WHO/WEDC Technical Notes on WASH in Emergencies
  • Cleaning wells after seawater flooding. Updated WHO/WEDC Technical Notes on WASH in Emergencies
  • Water Engineering Development Centre (WEDC), World Health Organization (WHO). 2013
  • "Seawater flooding after a severe storm or tsunami can damage wells and contaminate the groundwater. This technical note provides advice for rehabilitating wells in such circumstances. It is part of a set of 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 di...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Global
  • Main themes: Disasters, Emergency situations, Floods, Groundwater, Infrastructure, Pollution, Water quality, Water supply

Technical options for excreta disposal in emergencies. Updated WHO/WEDC Technical Notes on WASH in Emergencies
  • Technical options for excreta disposal in emergencies. Updated WHO/WEDC Technical Notes on WASH in Emergencies
  • Water Engineering Development Centre (WEDC), World Health Organization (WHO). 2013
  • "This technical note outlines ways in which excreta and urine can be managed during the early stages of an emergency, while long-term solutions are devised. It is part of a set of 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 f...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Global
  • Main themes: Disasters, Emergency situations, Open defecation, Sanitation, Wastewater

Planning for excreta disposal in emergencies. Updated WHO/WEDC Technical Notes on WASH in Emergencies
  • Planning for excreta disposal in emergencies. Updated WHO/WEDC Technical Notes on WASH in Emergencies
  • Water Engineering Development Centre (WEDC), World Health Organization (WHO). 2013
  • "This Technical Note is a guide to the planning process of excreta disposal during the first two phases of an emergency. It is part of a set of 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 ...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Global
  • Main themes: Disasters, Emergency situations, Sanitation, Wastewater

Delivering safe water by tanker. Updated WHO/WEDC Technical Notes on WASH in Emergencies
  • Delivering safe water by tanker. Updated WHO/WEDC Technical Notes on WASH in Emergencies
  • Water Engineering Development Centre (WEDC), World Health Organization (WHO). 2013
  • This technical note considers key issues relating to the effective and efficient use of tankers during an emergency. It is part of a set of 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 hygi...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Global
  • Main themes: Disasters, Emergency situations, Water supply

Measuring chlorine levels in water supplies. Updated WHO/WEDC Technical Notes on WASH in Emergencies
  • Measuring chlorine levels in water supplies. Updated WHO/WEDC Technical Notes on WASH in Emergencies
  • Water Engineering Development Centre (WEDC), World Health Organization (WHO). 2013
  • This technical note explains why disinfection is important, why chlorine is used, how it works, how to test for its presence and where and when to test. It is part of a set of 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 f...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Global
  • Main themes: Disasters, Emergency situations, Water supply, Water treatment

Hygiene promotion in emergencies. Updated WHO/WEDC Technical Notes on WASH in Emergencies
  • Hygiene promotion in emergencies. Updated WHO/WEDC Technical Notes on WASH in Emergencies
  • Water Engineering Development Centre (WEDC), World Health Organization (WHO). 2013
  • This technical note explains why hygiene promotion is important in emergencies and describes how to carry it out. It is part of a set of 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...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Global
  • Main themes: Communication, Disasters, Emergency situations, Hygiene

How much water is needed in emergencies. Updated WHO/WEDC Technical Notes on WASH in Emergencies
  • How much water is needed in emergencies. Updated WHO/WEDC Technical Notes on WASH in Emergencies
  • Water Engineering Development Centre (WEDC), World Health Organization (WHO). 2013
  • This technical note considers the minimum quantities of water that are required for survival in emergencies. It is part of a set of 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 prom...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Global
  • Main themes: Disasters, Drinking water, Emergency situations, Water demand, Water supply

Disposal of dead bodies in emergency conditions. Updated WHO/WEDC Technical Notes on WASH in Emergencies
  • Disposal of dead bodies in emergency conditions. Updated WHO/WEDC Technical Notes on WASH in Emergencies
  • Water Engineering Development Centre (WEDC), World Health Organization (WHO). 2013
  • "This technical note outlines the health implications of dealing with mass fatalities and priority actions that need to be considered when planning for the collection and disposal of the dead. It is part of a set of 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-in...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Global
  • Main themes: Disasters, Emergency situations, Health

Solid waste management in emergencies. Updated WHO/WEDC Technical Notes on WASH in Emergencies
  • Solid waste management in emergencies. Updated WHO/WEDC Technical Notes on WASH in Emergencies
  • Water Engineering Development Centre (WEDC), World Health Organization (WHO). 2013
  • This technical note highlights the key issues to consider in managing solid waste during and shortly after a disaster. It is part of a set of 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 hy...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Global
  • Main themes: Disasters, Emergency situations, Pollution

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Published in 2015