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Typhoon Haiyan Recovery Programme - Red Cross Hygiene Promotion and Water Supply vacancy

Please apply online via the British Red Cross website http://www.redcross.org.uk/en/About-us/Jobs/

For further information about this role or if you are unable to apply online please contact Arbie Baguios on abaguios@redcross.org.uk or 020 7877 5057 quoting ref number REQ0000007LP


WASH Vacancies

ACF mission in Kurdistan is looking for a WASH head of department, based in Erbil. 
http://recrutement.actioncontrelafaim.org/positions/view/491/A-Water-Sanitation-Hygiene-Coordinator/

ACTED are looking for a WASH PM in Maban, South Sudan.
http://www.acted.org/en/wash-program-manager-south-sudan-1


WASH coordinators wanted for Yemen and Iraq

Action Contre le Faim are urgently looking for two WASH coordinators in Yemen and Iraq. Details can be found at :

http://recrutement.actioncontrelafaim.org/positions/view/438/A-Water-Sanitation-Hygiene-Coordinator/

and

http://recrutement.actioncontrelafaim.org/positions/view/491/A-Water-Sanitation-Hygiene-Coordinator/

They also have project management positions open in Yemen, Iraq , Jordan and Afghanistan

http://recrutement.actioncontrelafaim.org/index.php/positions/index/FR 


Andrew Cotton takes over the Chair of the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC)

Andrew Cotton from the Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC) of the School of Civil and Building Engineering at Loughborough University took over as the Interim Chair of the Steering Committee (the board of governance) of the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC), a Geneva-based organisation which is part of the United Nations family (UNOPS).

The WSSCC manages the Global Sanitation Fund of some $50 million of international donor funding annually. Over recent years the fund has supported improved sanitation and hygiene for over 7 million people in 11 countries.


Cyclone Pam: Emergency publications free to download

Free resources available to download.

WHO/WEDC TECHNICAL NOTES FOR EMERGENCIES
http://wedc.lboro.ac.uk/knowledge/notes_emergencies.html

EMERGENCY WATER SOURCES: Guidelines for selection and treatment
https://wedc-knowledge.lboro.ac.uk/details.html?id=17984

EXCRETA DISPOSAL IN EMERGENCIES: A field manual
https://wedc-knowledge.lboro.ac.uk/details.html?id=14282

EMERGENCY SANITATION: Assessment and programme design
https://wedc-knowledge.lboro.ac.uk/details.html?id=19046


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