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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 85 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.
*This data was collected through a Global Wash Cluster HRP/ Appeal Database in 2021, for the PIN figures, and target figures only up to 80% of the data was found.
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.
Oct 11th @ 2pm CET | The severe drought in Ethiopia prompted strengthened inter-sector collaboration to respond to complex needs; this session will go over this ongoing work, including introducing a new Joint Operational Framework. Join-in details:
Oct 10th @ 4pm CET | Tune into this session to learn about @Solidarites_Int innovative hum-dev nexus project, Nex’Eau, where they are working with the national water service company in Burkina Faso to respond to WASH needs. Join-in details:
Visit the Global database of Humanitarian Organisations - - to download the data used in the latest @ALNAP State of the Humanitarian System Report #SOHS2022
Register early for the @WASHClusterGlob GWC Satellite Events which will be held online from 10th to 14th October 2022. All sessions below are free of access and anyone can register:
Oct 10th @ 3pm CET | Join the Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia WASH Clusters to learn more about the drought crisis in the Horn of Africa, including how clusters are responding to deepening WASH needs and the challenges they face. Learn more:
📢Do not miss out @WASHClusterGlob's 2022 edition of its satellite events! Learn about intersectoral collaboration, #GBV and #disability inclusion, private sector participation, and more! 🗓 October 10 - 14 📍 Online For more information, click here: