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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.

New FST monitoring dashboard – Third Quarter 2014

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

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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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RRT Deployment to the Ebola Response

Categories: Inter-Cluster News / News / No CommentsPosted on: September 12, 2014

Capture Karine Deniel has been deployed to support Coordination in Liberia for the Ebola Response. Duration unknown.

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The Cluster Coordination Reference Module has been revised and is available – IASC, July 2014

Categories: Inter-Cluster News / News / No CommentsPosted on: August 22, 2014

ccm Message sent on behalf of Loretta Hieber-Giradet Dear GCCs, I’m very please to share with you the final version of the Cluster Coordination Reference Module.  The changes that you had discussed with Rachel have been incorporated and some final formatting has been done.  The chapter on Role of Clusters in Preparedness has now been updated …

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MedBox – The Aid Library – A useful WASH repository

Categories: Inter-Cluster News / News / No CommentsPosted on: August 12, 2014

Capture MEDBOX is an innovative online library aimed at improving the quality of healthcare in humanitarian action, worldwide. An independent internet platform supported by international agencies and scientific institutions active in humanitarian assistance and development, MEDBOX collates the increasing number of professional guidelines, textbooks and practical documents on health action available online today and brings these into …
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