Hygiene Promotion & Community Mobilisation

Hygiene Promotion and Community Mobilisation in Camps

Overcrowding and poor living conditions in camps increase the risk of the proliferation of infectious and water-borne disease outbreaks such as cholera. However, good hygiene practices can prevent these tragic deaths and improve the health of refugees and Internally Displaced People (IDPs) living in camps.

In order to implement programmes to effectively enhance and protect the public health among displaced populations in camps, the Sphere Project provides Minimum Standards:

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