WASH Manual: Practical Guidance for Refugee Settings

This manual is UNHCR's general WASH programme guidance document. It aims to provide direction on general overarching principles that should be considered in all refugee WASH programmes including: protection, safety and privacy; equitable access to WASH services; consultation, participation and accountability; cross-sector collaboration; value for money and cost effectiveness; appropriate technology selection and durable solutions; cash based interventions; reinforcing the capacity of stakeholders; WASH in urban settings; protection of the environment; WASH sectoral and operational plans; WASH sector coordination and contingency planning; WASH assessments; protection of the environment; monitoring the effectiveness of WASH interventions; and ensuring accountability to donors, beneficiaries and local authorities.