WASH

CLEAN WATER,SANITATION AND HYGIENE FOR VULNERABLE COMMUNITIES IN SOMALIA

WASH is an acronym for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene. It involves a number of activities, key among them; rehabilitation of water points, garbage collection, promotion of good hygiene,advocating of handwashing and promoting behaviour change in the community.

Our organization is currently implementing emergency projects in IDP camps in Mogadishu, Kismayo and Kaxda. The activities include hand washing session, distribution of hygiene kits, hygiene promotion through IDP household visits,  trainings and physical demonstration on latrine use and hand washing.

The objectives of Wash:

  • Establishing standard procedures for hygiene practice.
  • Improve hygiene conditions of IDP communities.
  • Curb spread of diseases such as cholera and diarrhoea in IDP camps.
  • Our water and sanitation programs have worked towards combating hygiene related diseases and promoted good hygiene and sanitation practices in the target regions

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