Three things we’ve learned about measuring quality in humanitarian WASH responses

Fragile contexts, Humanitarian, Refugees and IDPs, Research, WASH Impact Series, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)

Six months ago, we started a process for water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) practitioners and coordination platforms to measure the quality of our responses across different contexts. James Brown reflects on what we have learned …

The cover of our Sani Tweaks illustrated booklet, designed to make information more engaging and easy to digest.

How small and regular design tweaks can make a big difference to latrine use

Emergencies, Humanitarian, Refugees and IDPs, Violence Against Women and Girls, WASH Impact Series, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)

Communications Advisor, Tanya Glanville-Wallis, talks us through the process of developing Sani Tweaks—a series of communications tools for technical staff, promoting best practices in sanitation. Visiting the Rohingya refugee camps …

Aina prepares a meal at her emergency shelter outside Palu. Oxfam installed clean water facilities here after a powerful earthquake struck on September 28th, 2018. Photo: Rosa Panggabean/OxfamAUS

If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it: Quality in WASH responses

Emergencies, Emergency, General, Humanitarian, Methodology, WASH Impact Series, Water, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)

As we launch our WASH Impact Series, Oxfam’s Quality Assurance Project Manager, James Brown introduces a new global initiative to help organisations focus on achieving quality in humanitarian WASH responses. …