Hygiene Promotion in Emergencies

The Sphere Project and India RedR provide a training module hygiene promotion in emergencies targets health and hygiene promoters and engineers who are already working in the community in humanitarian relief. The module is a four-day course and offered participants with the opportunity to grow their skills and knowledge to allow them to raise hygiene awareness and enable communities to take action through participation. The module covers water and sanitation issues effect on the heath, operations and maintenance of sanitation facilities through community management, targeting and addressing key risk practices to reduce morbidity and mortality in an emergency, PHAST, SARA, and other hygiene promotion tools, methods, and approaches, and community strategies for behaviour change.

THE SPHERE PROJECT REDR (2013): Hygiene Promotion in Emergencies. London: REDR URL [Accessed: 18.11.2016]