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Entries in Water and Sanitation (52)

Friday
Sep262014

Watershed Development and Integration in Southern Malawi

  

This paper summarizes Watershed Development in Malawi: A Study from the Wellness and Agriculture for Life Advancement (WALA) Program, a study documenting the approach and community perceptions of the CRS-led and USAID-funded Wellness and Agriculture for Life Advancement (WALA) program’s watershed work in Southern Malawi.

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Friday
Sep262014

Watershed Development in Malawi: A Study from the Wellness and Agriculture for Life Advancement (WALA) Program 

  

This study documents the approach and community perceptions of the CRS-led and USAID-funded Wellness and Agriculture for Life Advancement (WALA) program’s watershed work in Southern Malawi. The report looks at three main themes: behavior change, technological diffusion, and impact.

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Friday
Sep272013

Ibyiringiro Project: Restoring Hope 2008–2013; A Case Study From Rwanda

Ibyiringiro Project: Restoring Hope 2008–2013   

CRS' Ibyiringiro project in Rwanda reached more than 12,000 beneficiaries through an integrated approach to HIV. This case study looks at the experiences of project participants during the life of the project (2008–2013).

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Wednesday
Sep042013

The Road to Resilience: Case Studies on Building Resilience in the Horn of Africa

The Road to Resilience: Case Studies on Building Resilience in the Horn of Africa   

How can relief and development programs promote resilience in regions that experience recurrent crises? The six case studies in this document describe some of the ways that CRS has responded to the following challenges in the Horn of Africa:

  • Drought-related climate change
  • Environmental degradation
  • Floods
  • Crop pests and diseases

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Friday
Apr122013

WASH Programming in South Sudan: CRS' Strategy to Support Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion Activities in South Sudan

WASH Programming in South Sudan: CRS Strategy to Support Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion Activities in South Sudan   

This brochure describes CRS' strategy to improve water, sanitation and hygiene in South Sudan.

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Thursday
Jan102013

Clean-Water System: Effective and Affordable

Clean-Water System: Effective and Affordable   

Bio-sand filters give drought-affected communities inexpensive and sustained access to clean drinking water, and not only during crises. In Pakistan, 100 percent of the households in five targeted communities have switched to filtered water.

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Wednesday
Nov072012

Examples of Integrated WASH and Conservation Programs

Examples of Integrated WASH and Conservation Programs   

This presentation outlines the five key components of integrated water resources management (IWRM) and offers examples from Catholic Relief Services' programs in Ethiopia, Haiti, Madagascar and Nicaragua.

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Monday
Oct152012

Exploitation des eaux souterraines 

Exploitation des eaux souterraines   

Concepts de base pour l’élargissement des Programmes d’hydraulique du CRS

Ce document explique les concepts de base liés au forage des eaux souterraines et des puits, et montre comment ces concepts peuvent être utilisés pour renforcer et élargir les programmes de développement dans le domaine de l’eau.

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Thursday
May102012

Water and Sanitation Success Story: The Story of Hafa-Ela Village in Ethiopia

After communities create water systems, local WASH committees are responsible for maintaining the improvements. Six years after a water system was installed in the Ethiopian village of Hafa-Ela, community members have ensured that safe water is available for residents.

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Tuesday
Feb142012

Guía de la Metodología PHAST Para Gerentes de CRS

Ayudando a las oficinas de país de CRS a utilizar la metodología de Transformación Participativa de Higiene y Saneamiento (PHAST)

La metodología de Transformación Participativa de Higiene y Saneamiento (PHAST) fue publicada por la Organización Mundial de la Salud en 1998. Desde entonces, se ha aprendido mucho sobre cómo implementar PHAST exitosamente.  Esta guía de CRS busca proporcionar consejos actualizados basados en diez años de aprendizaje de campo. Es una respuesta directa a solicitudes de programas de país de CRS para entender cómo debería programarse PHAST en sus proyectos de agua y saneamiento, cómo implementarlo a nivel de campo y cómo capacitar a los facilitadores que implementarán PHAST a nivel comunitario.

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Friday
Jan272012

Pozos de agua: Manual de operación y mantenimiento

Es un manual de consulta práctico, destinado a los responsables de operación y mantenimiento de los pozos miembros de las comunidades.

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Friday
Jan272012

Pozos de agua: Manual de perforación

El manual describe la tecnología de perforación manual de pozos de menor diámetro, haciendo una descripción de cada una de las etapas involucradas, incluyendo los estudios previos a la perforación, el montaje de equipos, la etapa de perforación, la etapa de puesta en marcha y medidas de prevención contra la contaminación de las aguas subterráneas en el sitio de perforación.

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Friday
Jan272012

Baños ecológicos secos: Manual de operación y mantenimiento

Es un manual de consulta práctico dirigido a todas las personas beneficiarias con estos sistemas de saneamiento, describe en forma detallada y gráfica las instrucciones para tener un adecuado uso y mantenimiento de los baños ecológicos.

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Friday
Jan272012

Baños ecológicos secos: Manual de construcción

El manual describe las características principales del baño ecológico, su funcionamiento y el proceso de su construcción.

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Monday
Jan092012

From Relief to Recovery: Responding to Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Needs in Haiti

In Haiti, Catholic Relief Services has responded to initial earthquake-related needs and continued to the secondary phase of the recovery, from providing assistance in camps of internally displaced persons to supporting individuals’ resettlement in their neighborhoods of origin.

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