Hygiene needs of incontinence sufferers; How can water, sanitation and hygiene actors better address the needs of vulnerable people suffering from urine and / or faecal incontinence in low- and middle-income countries

This note reviews the documented experiences and current guidance around supporting those with urinary and/or faecal incontinence in a humanitarian and/or development setting. For the remainder of this document, the term incontinence will refer to urinary and/or faecal incontinence (unless specified). This note provides an overview of incontinence, gives information about how people generally manage their incontinence, and outlines experiences and resources that may be useful.