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Pacific WASH Emergencies Coordination Handbook

The handbook is designed to improve preparedness, response and recovery to disasters in Pacific island countries (PICs). It focuses on coordination, for which the coordinator is responsible for the various gaps identified by water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) stakeholders in areas such as needs assessments, contingency planning and WASH technical standards. |Download PDF|



Pacific WASH Resilience Guidelines

This guide is written to assist the WASH sector in helping their beneficiaries within the Pacific region. This sector is made up of many actors, each of which are represented in different ways within the guidelines, and have different requirements within programming interventions. |Download PDF|

Gender Assessment
The gender assessments are carried out in Kiribati, Solomon Islands and in Vanuatu to better understand gender disparities in and to also ensure that existing national policies in these countries are gender responsive. |Download PDF|

Child-Centered Risk Assessment for Pacific Island Countries and Territories
This document provides a relative distribution of risk that can be compared across space and serve risk informed decision-making concerning the focus of activities for children at risk. |Download PDF| 

Pacific Rural WASH Resilience Policy Review

Results and recommendations from WASH resilience policy review in Fiji, Kiribati, Solomon Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu.

Policy briefs:

Solomon Islands Rural Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Baseline Report
(UNICEF and University of North Carolina: Solomon Islands, 2017). This report provides a snapshot coverage of WASH in 9 provinces in Solomon Islands. Accompanying the reports are scorecards per province for the 9 provinces that were covered in the baseline. |Solomon Islands - Rural WASH Baseline Report (2017) |  |WASH Snap Shot - Solomon Islands|

WASH SDGs Workshop Report (UNICEF/Fiji: 2017).
This report summarises the May 2016 workshop led by Fiji government ministries on where they were inachieving the SDGs and what they needed to do to achieve these goals by 2030. |Download PDF|

WASH in Schools - Call to Action (UNICEF Pacific/Vanuatu: 2016).
The WASH in schools Call to Action workshop presented a snapshot of WASH in Schools in Vanuatu, investigated the road to improvement & was the first step in engaging relevant stakeholder through a Call to Action. The snapshot of the current situation of  WASH in schools was analysed through problem trees & bottleneck analysis, drawing out the root causes & major bottlenecks. |Download PDF|

The Vanuatu National Water Policy (2017-2030)
The Vanuatu National Water Policy (2017-2030) has established seven priority areas to strengthen the accountability of the institutions necessary to secure a safe and sufficient, accessible and affordable,reliable and sustainable source of water for all. |Download PDF|

Strengthening Enabling Environment for water, sanitation and hygiene (UNICEF Global: 2016)
This guidance note is to familiarize UNICEF WASH country staff with the concepts and importance of each EE function, to aid understanding of the logic of addressing EE, and to give sources of additional information. |Download PDF|

WASH in Schools Empowers Girls’ Education in Fiji. An Assessment of Menstrual Hygiene Management

Exciting report from UNICEF, Fiji Ministry of Education, Heritage and Arts, Fijian Teachers Association, Project HEAVEN and Emory University: WASH in Schools Empowers Girls’ Education: An assessment of menstrual hygiene management in Fiji. |Download PDF|

Thirsting for a Future

This report is the third in a series that explores different ways that climate change endangers the lives and futures of our children -- and shows how we can and must take collective action to address these threats. |Download PDF|

Sanitation, Drinking-Water and Health in the Pacific Island Countries - 2015 update and future outlook

The report sheds light on the unique and challenging situation facing many Pacific people who don’t have access to safe water and sanitation which hadn’t been thoroughly analysed or discussed in global reports on the Millennium Development Goal. It takes an unprecedented approach. Where possible it provides disaggregated analysis of urban and rural access to Water and Sanitation. |Download PDF|

A Snapshot of Water and Sanitation in the Pacific

The Pacific JMP Snapshot outlines the latest status and trends in the water and sanitation sectors in 15 Pacific Island Countries: Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Republic of Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu. |Download PDF|



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