CARE Emergency WASH Strategy 2013 - 2020



WASH Tools
CARE WASH Assessment Tool (example)
Household Water Treatment (HHWT)
CARE Factsheet: WASH and Nutrition
Global WASH Cluster – DRR and WASH Manual


WASH and Gender
CARE mainstreams gender issues into all programming to ensure that the needs of women and girls are met. For guidance on WASH and gender in emergencies, see:
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WASH Dropbox
The WASH team operate a Dropbox account with key information, including tools, resources and marketing materials. CARE staff and members of the roster can request access to relevant folders from Nick Brooks nicholas.brooks[@]care.org.au.


Technology for data collection
The WASH team uses Kobo Toolbox as a digital data gathering tool. Kobo uses mobile phones, tablets or computers to automatically collect and analyse data. Advantages include geolocation (for mapping), quick and easy data analysis, offline collection (for areas with limited connectivity), and multimedia data collection. For more information, instructional guides, survey libraries and other information, click here.


WASH case studies
CARE International’s response to cholera outbreak in Sierra Leone
CARE International’s WASH projects in Southern Chad (French)
CARE International’s Mekong floods response


WASH Training
Below are some training opportunities for WASH professionals.


CARE’s training courses
Currently CARE is developing a specific training course on WASH and gender. This is available on request, please contact Nick Brooks at nicholas.brooks[@]care.org.au for access.