The Global WASH Cluster (GWC) Help Desk is a field support service for national WASH humanitarian coordination platforms to access rapid support on technical WASH Coordination issues. As part of the GWC Operational Support Framework, the Help Desk works in sync with other field support mechanism including in-country deployments, capacity building, and early warning monitoring.
1. Rapid on-demand remote support
Through email or skype, users can submit questions or requests for a particular support to GWC staff at the Help Desk. An initial feedback will be provided in 24 hours or less.
2. Capacity building through virtual meetings
Through the Help Desk, users have the option to participate in monthly skype meetings and webinars on priority topics facing WASH humanitarian coordination.
3. Sharing global guidance and best practices
Regular email updates will be sent out to subscribers to the Help Desk with information on the latest WASH Cluster tools, guidance and briefing notes as well as examples of best practices from the field.
- Cluster Core Functions
- Information Management
- Accountability (AAP)
- Gap Mapping
- Cluster Communications
- Humanitarian Programme Cycle
- Cluster/Sector Strategies
- Inter-Cluster Topics