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Arabized WHO technical notes on drinking-water, sanitation and hygiene in emergencies

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Arabic technical note thumbnailThese illustrated technical notes in Arabic have been prepared to assist those working immediately or shortly after an emergency to plan appropriate responses to the urgent and medium-term water and sanitation needs of affected populations.

These notes (in Arabic) are relevant to a wide range of emergency situations, including both natural and conflict-induced disasters.

1. Cleaning and disinfecting wells

2. Cleaning and disinfecting boreholes

3. Cleaning and disinfecting water storage tanks and tankers

4. Rehabilitating small-scale piped water distribution systems

5. Emergency treatment of drinking-water at the point of use

6. Rehabilitating water treatment works after an emergency

7. Solid waste management in emergencies

8. Disposal of dead bodies in emergency conditions

9. How much water is needed in emergencies

10. Hygiene promotion in emergencies

11. Measuring chlorine levels in water supplies

12. Delivering safe water by tanker

13. Planning for excreta disposal in emergencies

14. Technical options for excreta disposal in emergencies

15. Cleaning wells after seawater flooding

Related link

WHO technical notes in English on drinking-water, sanitation and hygiene in emergencies, 2011