Emergency Hygiene Promotion

NEW! IFRC WASH guidelines for hygiene promotion in emergency operations

WHAT IS IN THIS DOCUMENT?

These guidelines will assist Red Cross Red Crescent staff, volunteers who
plan and implement hygiene promotion interventions to follow a clear pathway
(using a step-by-step process), without taking shortcuts into delivering
‘hygiene messages’. It also provides National Societies with a standard
approach for quality assurance since it offers an opportunity for more effective
training and monitoring.

WHO IS THIS DOCUMENT FOR?

The main target audience for this document is Red Cross Red Crescent staff, volunteers and managers who are responsible for planning, implementing and monitoring hygiene promotion (including training community-based volunteers), as part of an emergency response; e.g. members of emergency response teams such as ERU modules, RDRT, NDRT members or Red Cross Red Crescent staff and volunteers in National Societies and IFRC.

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RESOURCES

Introduction to relevant documents

IFRC WASH Guidelines for HP
IFRC HP Box information sheet – Final version
Sphere Handbook 2018 in English, French, Spanish, and Arabic
IFRC Community Engagement and Accountability Guidelines
WASH Cluster Accountability to beneficiaries
IFRC WASH and Gender guidance note
IFRC Minimum standard commitments to Gender and Diversity
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STEP 1: Identifying the problem

IFRC Guidelines for Emergency Assessment in  English, French, SpanishArabic

WASH SPHERE asssestment checklist

IFRC Transect walk and observation Guide

IFRC Focus group discussion Menstrual Hygiene Management

SPHERE F diagram: Faecal-oral transmission of diarrhoeal diseases

SPHERE Water and Sanitation-related diseases

IFRC HPbox_explanation
IFRC HPBox cards for Kids

BRC MSM Assessment List from MSM Handbook, British Red Cross

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STEP 2: Identifying the target group

Target group selection

Gender checklist for WASH programming

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STEP 3: Analysing barriers and motivators for behaviour change

IFRC HP box pocket cards
IFRC HPbox Pocket chartIFRC HP box contamination explanation
HP Box Contamination Cards – AsiaIFRC HPbox Three pile sorting instructions
IFRC HPbox three pile sorting – Asia
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STEP 4: Formulating the behaviour change objectives

IFRC WatSan PoA Template

IFRC PoA WASH activities

IFRC MHM outputs and indicators

BRC Logframe Template

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STEP 5: HP Planning -Selecting the methods

Volunteer Management Toolkit

Checklist for female friendly latrines

Sampling

Using Mass media

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STEP 6: Implementation of activities


IFRC Menstrual Hygiene Management Kits
WASH Cluster Training Materials
IFRC Hygiene Promotion Box Information

Participatory hygiene and sanitation transformation

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STEP 7: Monitoring and Evaluation

Monitoring and Evaluation
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STEP 8: Review, Re-adjust

End of mission report + handover notes

Hygiene promotion quick fix

 Hygiene Promotion Quick fix

IFRC Information Communication Education for the Health

HP Box Cards Instructions Region Specific

English French Spanish Africa Asia Americas MENA
Contamination Chain PDF PDF PDF Contamination Chain Contamination chain Contamination chain Contamination chain
Take two children PDF PDF PDF Take two children Take two children Take two children Take two children
TPS PDF PDF PDF Three pile sorting Three pile sorting Three pile sorting Three pile sorting
Voting chart PDF PDF PDF Voting Chart Voting chart Voting Chart Voting Chart

HP POSTERS

Zone Handwashing Latrines Clean Water Other
AFRICA Hand washing poster English, FrenchPortuguese Using latrines: English, French, Portuguese Clean Water poster: English, French, Portuguese
ASIA Hand washing  poster Using latrines poster Clean water poster
AMERICAS Hand washing in  EnglishSpanish and Portuguese Using latrines: English, Spanish, and Portuguese Clean water in EnglishSpanish and Portuguese
MENA Sticker: Hand Washing

Sticker: Hand Washing 2

Hand washing poster

Using latrines poster (seat)

Using latrines poster (squat)

Clean water poster Personal hygiene promotion poster

Hygiene parcel front

Hygiene parcel back

Hygiene poster

WASH Cartoons

Africa

Buck and Jerry and Soapy Image 1 and Image 2 
Buck and Jerry washed Image 1 and Image 2 Soapy and Bucky latrines Image 1 and Image 2
Soapy with school boy and school girl

Asia

Buck and Jerry Image 1 and Image 2
Buck and Jerry and Soapy Image 1 and Image 2 Buck and Jerry washed Image 1 and Image 2
Soapy and Bucky latrines Image and Image 2 Soapy with school boy and school girl

Americas 

Buck and Jerry Image 1 and Image 2
Buck and Jerry and Soapy Image 1 and Image 2
Buck and Jerry washed Image 1 and Image 2
Soapy and Bucky latrines Image 1 and Image 2 Soapy with school boy and school girl

T Shirt Logo and Hygiene Promoter in 4 Languages

WASH Cluster and other training modules

WASH cluster Hygiene promotion training materials and resources 
**Introduction to Hygiene Promotion: Tools and Approaches
Global WASH Cluster Hygiene Promotion Training Package
L’eau et la santé: Module de promotion à l’hygiène (zip file)
WASH Cluster Information Management Training Modules & Tools

  • Background to the Clusters and the WASH Cluster Project
    English: Word and PDF
  • Briefing paper on hygiene promotion
    English:  Word and PDF, French: Word and PDF, Spanish: Word and PDF
  • Rapid staff orientation package overview English: Word and PDF, French: Word and PDF, Spanish: Word and PDF
  • Handouts for orientation package
    English: Word and PDF, French: Word and PDF, Spanish: Word and PDF
  • Facilitator’s resources for orientation packageEnglish: Word and PDF, French: Word and PDF, Spanish: Word and PDF
  • PowerPoint orientation package on hygiene promotion
    English: Powerpoint, French: Powerpoint, Spanish: Powerpoint
  • Indicators for monitoring hygiene promotion in emergencies
    English: Word and PDF, French: Word and PDF, Spanish: Word and PDF
  • Annotated bibliography on hygiene promotion
    English: Word and PDF, French: Word and PDF, Spanish: Word and PDF
  • List of essential hygiene promotion equipment
    English: Word and PDF, French: Word and PDF, Spanish: Word and PDF
  • Hygiene related non food items briefing paper
    English: Word and PDF, French: Word and PDF, Spanish: Word and PDF
  • Job profiles and advice in hygiene promotion
    English: Word and PDF, French: Word and PDF, Spanish: Word and PDF

Training Material

IFRC Hygiene Promotion in Emergencies Training Manual and Material

IFRC Behavior change communication for community based volunteers: Trainers’ manual English French Spanish
IFRC Behavior change communication for community based volunteers: Volunteers’ manual English French Spanish



Other Relevant documents

Food Hygiene

Background Paper on Measuring WASH and Food Hygiene Practices –
Environmental health in emergencies and disasters: Food safety in emergencies
Food, water, and family health (WHO)

Program planning

Selecting target groups for hygiene education
Setting objectives for hygiene education
Planning and organizing of an educational program
Planning and organizing educations program (WHO fact sheet)
Selecting methods for hygiene education (WHO fact sheet)

Communication methods

UNICEF Behavior change communication in emergencies: A toolkit
Selecting appropriate communication methods for hygiene education
Using the mass media for hygiene education
Using popular or people’s media for hygiene education
How to write a radio serial drama for social development

Handwashing

Handwashing diagram
Handwashing in Indonesia
Handwashing handbook (World Bank)

Please send any documents that you would like incorporated into the HP resources to: Alexandra Machado