Emergency WASH Rapid Response Mechanism

With the generous support from USAID/BHA, UNICEF, in partnership with the Government and NGO partners, are implementing an emergency WASH Rapid Response Mechanism (RRM) across Ethiopia.

An IDP child fetches water from a UNICEF supported water point
UNICEF Ethiopia/2021/Mulugeta Ayene


The objective of the RRM is to provide life-saving WASH services and supplies at the onset of acute emergencies and shocks ensuring continuation of services. Since June 2020, when the partnership was established, 1.4 million IDPs and host community members have been reached through the RRM.

Emergency Wash cover
UNICEF Ethiopia
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