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The Global WASH Cluster issues the updates below on a regular basis. However, these news are sourced from the Global WASH Cluster at global/regional level. For country level new please refer to the country cluster websites listed in our Countries section. You can also follow all updates on WASH in Emergencies through our twitter account or on the right-hand side with Reliefweb WASH Updates.

Philippines WASH Cluster Typhoon Ruby Overview

Categories: Inter-Cluster News / News / No CommentsPosted on: December 8, 2014

Capture Click here to see the WASH overview, dated 6 December 2014

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Humanitarian Effectiveness Survey – for action by 10 December

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: December 3, 2014

Dear Colleagues and Partners, I would like to share with you a survey which is currently being conducted by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). The survey will contribute to a global study on Humanitarian Effectiveness which will explore new ways of working to maximize the collective potential of responders …

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Minimum Commitments for safety and dignitiy of affected people – new amended version

Categories: Inter-Cluster News / News / No CommentsPosted on: November 19, 2014

Capture At the last GWC meeting in Oslo, CAST presented a proposal to move forward the WASH minimum commitments for the safety and dignity of affected people, with an integrated approach that addresses gender, protection, age & disability issues. The rationale behind the development of these commitments was to: 1)      strengthen our accountability to affected population; …

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New FST monitoring dashboard – Third Quarter 2014

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: October 23, 2014

Capture Please click here to access

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Launch of WASH in Ebola Q&A Platform on KnowledgePoint

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: October 17, 2014

Capture Dear all, The WASH Cluster has been working closely with partner agency to provide a technical Q&A platform in order to ask questions to Ebola Specialists in real-time. It also aims at providing up-to-date WASH guidelines, manuals and news in evolving Ebola response. Users can access the platform by clicking the link below or directly ask …

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WASH in Ebola DROPBOX

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: October 17, 2014

Capture The WASH in Ebola DROPBOX (click to access) supports operational agencies responding to Ebola providing all available technical guidelines, manuals, coordination and training related information. The DROPBOX continues to be updated on regular basis, if you have any relevant documents to share, please send them to washinebola@gmail.com.

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Concept Paper for the consolidation of the Field Support Team (FST) for 2015-2016

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: September 14, 2014

Capture To the Humanitarian Donors: Early June, CAST shared a Concept Paper for the consolidation of the Field Support Team (FST) for 2015-2016 informing you on the process that was foreseen to identify the most efficient way to package the consolidation of the FST and write up a detailed implementation plan suitable to support formal proposals …

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Rapid Assessment Team project mid-term evaluation report and meeting notes

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: September 13, 2014

On behalf of CARE USA, please find attached the Final RAT Mid Term Evaluation report. This report confirms that the relevancy of the project and the need for improved assessments in emergencies and contains a series of recommendations that are instrumental for the coming phase. Final RAT Mid-Term Evaluation Report 7-11-14 w attachments RAT management …

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International Medical Corps recruiting for WASH Advisor for the Middle East Region

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: September 12, 2014

download International Medical Corps is currently recruiting for a WASH Advisor for the Middle East Region to be based in the UK (preferably) with up to 50% travel.  The job description can be located at the following site: http://www.internationalmedicalcorps.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/WASH-Advisor-Middle-East-Job-Description-and-Person-Specification-15-August-2014.pdf I would be very grateful if you could distribute it within the cluster.  Closing date is September …

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RRT Deployment to Gaza

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: September 12, 2014

Capture David Alford has been deployed to support Information Management in Gaza. Duration: several weeks. The latest situation report from UNOCHA is available here – dated 11 September 2014

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