Welcome to the fourth edition of the Global WASH Cluster Newsletter in 2023! In this update, we bring you a rich and diverse array of news from National Coordination Platforms (NCPs), GWC members...Read more
The Humanitarian Sanitation Hub is a joint sector effort of Global WASH Cluster (GWC) members bringing together all available knowledge on planning and implementing sanitation and faecal sludge management in em...Read more
The Global WASH Cluster (GWC) operates on the principles of coordinated partnership, promoting holistic, people centred and inclusive humanitarian responses in the WASH sector in over 30 countries. Currently, the GWC membership has 88 members, and 2 standing observers
The Global WASH Cluster’s (GWC) Strategic Plan sets out the key priorities based on a broad consultation across key stakeholders. It describes how the GWC intends to meet the commitments associated with the 6+1 core functions.
Provide timely operational support to national and sub-national humanitarian WASH coordination platforms to meet the TA 6+1 core functions and improve Humanitarian WASH service delivery.
Ensure that key WASH stakeholders (sub-national, national and global) have the capacity to coordinate and deliver an appropriate and timely response in emergency.
Influence and advocate for an effective humanitarian WASH coordination response and funding.
Provide to the Humanitarian WASH actors a timely access to appropriate and accurate knowledge on coordination and response.
*This data was collected through a Global Wash Cluster HRP/ Appeal Database in 2023.
More information in the interactive GWC HRP dashboard.
The Field Support Team (FST) mechanism is the principle means for the GWC to provide Operational Support to National Humanitarian WASH Coordination Platforms (NHWCP).
The Coordination Toolkit (CTK) is an online guidance manual for cluster coordinators and coordination teams to access comprehensive support on humanitarian WASH coordination.
The GWC Helpdesk supports National Humanitarian WASH Coordination Platforms (NHWCP) through remote support activities, capacity development, direct missions and more.
The GWC has developed a training offer for both partners and staff involved in coordination. It includes e-learning and face-to-face courses that can be tailored to country needs.
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🩸Happy to continue and expand the partnership with Mia, who are making great use of Menstrual Hygiene Day to push back period stigma in Mexico! Vamos Mia!🩸 #MHDay2023 #WeAreCommitted
The Happy #MHDay2023 video is here. It's the perfect way to kick off your MH Day social posts this Sunday, 28 May. Get the video here: #WeAreCommitted
👉🏼The Fourth Edition of the 2023 Global #WASH Cluster newsletter is now available: 📷 📷📷 Get the scoop on the latest humanitarian WASH coordination and sectoral resources!⬇️
👉🏼 Day 2 of our Annual Meeting #GWC27 is over - priority actions have been identified to drive our strategic plan further ⬇️
🚨We are glad to announce that the long-awaited Beta version of the Humanitarian Sanitation Hub - or SANIHUB for short which has been finally launched today during the Global WASH Cluster #GWC27 Annual Meeting in Budapest.