Catalogue of Surge services

Water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH)

The IFRC and its member national societies have built a network of WASH expertise and equipment to respond to a range of disaster scale and context. On average, we provide 1.8 million people per year with access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene promotion in emergency response globally.


Rapid response personnel

Role profiles
WASH Coordinator  
Hygiene Promotion Officer (details coming soon)
Technical competency framework

Tiered compentencies describing the knowledge and skills expected of personnel in this sector.


Services

Equipment
Kit 2

Water treatment at household level for 2,000 people.

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Equipment
Kit 5

Water treatment for 5,000 people.

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Equipment
Kit 10

Water treatment for 10,000 people.

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Emergency Response Unit
M15 ERU

Water treatment and distribution for 15,000 people.

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Emergency Response Unit
MSM20 ERU

Sanitation facilities and hygiene promotion for 20,000 people.

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Emergency Response Unit
M40 ERU

Water treatment and distribution for 40,000 people.

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Emergency Response Unit
Water Supply Rehabilitation (WSR)

Rapidly assess the state of the existing water system and improve the system.

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Emergency Response Unit
Household Water Treatment and Safe Storage (HWTS)

Design and implement a comprehensive household water program.

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Additional resources

Watsan Mission Assistant

This is a website resource for field WASH practitioners.

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