Global Water & Sanitation Initiative

Global Water and Sanitation Initiative

The Federation’s Global Water and Sanitation Initiative (GWSI) outlines a common approach among National Societies to establish larger-scale, longer-term sustainable water and sanitation programmes to contribute more effectively in meeting the MDG’s and now the SDG’s and up to 2030.

Guidelines and tools

Red Cross Red Crescent Guidelines and tools

  • GWSI tools

Baseline Survey
GWSI Evaluation Tools

GWSI PHAST Guidance Note
GWSI PHAST Checklist and Guidance Note
GWSI PHAST Checklist

Look Back Study package

  • Manual and Toolkit for community-based water, sanitation and hygiene programs,Developed by NLRC and IFRC, 2007

Curriculum – community based WatSan programs

Module 1 – Community Entry
Module 2_Technology and Approaches to WASH
Module 3_Sustainability in WASH
Module 4_Planning Monitoring and Evaluation

Toolkit 1_Community Participation
Toolkit 2_Water
Toolkit 3_Sanitation
Toolkit 4_Hygiene
Toolkit 5_Operations and Maintenance
Toolkit 6_Needs Assessment
Toolkit 7_Monitoring and Evaluation
Toolkit 8_Emergency WatSan

2015 Summary and Overview

GWSI Mapping country by country 2015
GWSI Mapping Analysis