Health, Nutrition, and WASH

Topic(s)
Health
Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH)
Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Report

COVID-19 Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Schools

Published by
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

This document presents the results of a survey  assessing the WASH readiness of schools in UNHCR- supported refugee camps and refugee settlements. UNHCR and partners are using the results to improve water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) COVID-19 mitigation measures in schools and design targeted improvements to WASH facilities to allow for safe operation of schools.

English
Manual/Handbook/Guide

Considerations for school-related public health measures in the context of COVID-19

Published by
World Health Organization (WHO)

This annex provides considerations for decision-makers and educators on how or when to reopen or close schools in the context of COVID-19. These decisions have important implications for children, parents or caregivers, teachers and other staff, communities, and society at large.

English
Manual/Handbook/Guide

COVID-19 Emergency Preparedness and Response WASH and Infection Prevention and Control Measures in Schools

Published by
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

This guidance note is for UNICEF staff to help them in their preparedness and response to the current COVID-19 global pandemic. It provides an overview of Infection Prevention and Control and its intersection with water, sanitation and hygiene and how staff can help prevent infection and its spread in schools, through human to human and by touching surfaces contaminated with the virus.

English
Russian
Ukrainian
Training Material

COVID-19 Course Series

Published by
World Health Organization (WHO)

The COVID-19 channel provides learning resources for health professionals, decision-makers and the public for the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Arabic
Chinese (Mandarin)
English
French
Russian
Spanish
Training Material

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Learning Resources

Published by
Disaster Ready

This collection of free resources from reputable health organizations such as WHO, CDC, KonTerra, and EJ4 will help responders of COVID-19 to work safely and promote infection prevention, preparedness and well-being during this pandemic.

English
Website

Global WASH Cluster COVID-19 Resources

Published by
Global WASH Cluster

The Global WASH Cluster is managing a google drive with collected global, regional, and country-level resources for COVID-19, and this document will be a living document (access live document here) stored in the same google drive.

English
Manual/Handbook/Guide

Mitigating the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on food and nutrition of schoolchildren

Published by
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
World Food Programme (WFP)
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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

This joint note intends to provide government decision makers, school administrators/staff and partners with preliminary guidance on how to support, transform or adapt school feeding (in the short term) to help safeguard schoolchildren’s food security and nutrition during the COVID-19 pandemic.

English
Manual/Handbook/Guide

Safeguarding Children in WASH during COVID-19

Published by
Save the Children

This brief presents guiding principles to safeguarding during COVID-19 and a non-exhaustive list of risks, suggestions and resources on how to manage those risks to ensure children are as safe as possible during COVID-19 response.

English
Website

Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene Database

Published by
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
World Health Organization (WHO)

This global database includes data on drinking water, sanitation and hygiene in schools, as well as in homes and health care facilities. It includes over 400 national data sources about WASH in schools, with the primary sources being Education Management Information Systems (EMIS).

English
Manual/Handbook/Guide

Water, sanitation, hygiene, and waste management for the COVID-19 virus

Published by
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
World Health Organization (WHO)

This interim guidance supplements the infection prevention and control (IPC) documents by summarizing WHO guidance on water, sanitation and health-care waste relevant to viruses, including coronaviruses. It is intended for water and sanitation practitioners and providers, and health-care providers who want to know more about water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) risks and practices.

English