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Federation Health WASH Wat. San/EH WASH in Development Update March 2017 Access to water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) are crucial to human dignity, are vital elements of preventive and public health and can contribute significantly to poverty reduction. www. ifrc. org Saving lives, changing minds.
A Global Goal, a Global Vision……. Federation Health WASH Wat. San/EH A Global Goal: The goal for WASH is to maintain, improve and expand NSs’ emergency, recovery and developmental WASH programming. A Global Vision: The vision is to ensure that universal, equitable and affordable access to WASH services, from response to sustainable development, is achieved as a human right and one that impacts positively upon health, dignity and wellbeing. www. ifrc. org Saving lives, changing minds.
Federation Health WASH Wat. San/EH IFRC WASH - What We Do The Resilience Continuum Disaster Risk Reduction, Preparedness and Response (meeting ‘acute’ needs) NSs volunteers and staff, Emergency WASH capacities Recovery (LRRD) NSs Recovery WASH capacities Areas of Focus : Development (Meeting ‘chronic’ needs) NSs capacity to provide equitable access to sustainable WASH services WASH in Development, in Emergencies, Public Health, and Urban context www. ifrc. org Saving lives, changing minds.
Federation Health WASH Wat. San/EH Present Status GWSI • Continues with its own momentum – 2005 -2025 • Transition MDG – SDG and implications/indicators • Increased bilateral – still need for multilateral • Improved and more inclusive mapping (Portal) • Increasing evidence base and new M&E tools, methods, ‘look backs’ Post Implementation sustainability - new approaches www. ifrc. org Saving lives, changing minds.
Federation Health WASH Wat. San/EH WASH Working Group Structure Global WASH Team (1) WASH Advisors (2) Sub TWG WASH in Development (3) WASH in Emergencies (4) Urban WASH (5) Public Health in WASH (6) ERU Working Group (7) Interagency TWG (IFRC, Oxfam, Unicef, UNHCR, MSF, ACF, IRC, ICRC, Care) (8) --------WASH Cluster Unicef led, IFRC Member of the SAG (9) 1. Consists of Geneva & Regional IFRC WASH Teams and convenes the WASH Advisors Group Meetings 2. Consists of the Global WASH Team and NS’s WASH Advisors as a platform for informed decision making in the sector 3. -6. An ad-hoc working group to identify issues and table solutions to the WASH Advisors Group for consensus and adoption, may also involve external experts 7. Chaired by the Geneva WASH Team, consists of NS’s with existing ERU capacity to adopt and improve ERU response given changing scenarios 8. Geneva WASH Team being a founding member of this group to increase interagency collaboration in the sector 9. Geneva WASH Team an active member to represent the NSs in this forum as well as being a current member of the Strategic Advisory Group (SAG) www. ifrc. org Saving lives, changing minds.
Federation Health WASH Wat. San/EH Key ways forward – action points: • Dissemination plan and roll-out of both WASH Strategic Direction and Urban WASH Specific Strategic Direction - More to come. • Feedback on SDG 6 indicators by end of April 2017 and roll-out. • Portal testing, refinement and launch/roll-out. September 2017. • Development sub-working group? WASH advisors meeting September. • RM updates continuous – EUTF, EU in general and others. • Re-engage with EU, USAID, Corporates expansion • Integrated programming – Examples and more ‘Flagships’ • Post Implementation mapping of ‘look backs’ WIKI • Consortia on GWSI, Urban WASH, Cholera and Nutrition. • Nutrition Forum……… • Others……. . www. ifrc. org Saving lives, changing minds.