Interagency WASH assessment in Jordan, September
1 September 2013 - 1 October 2013
Focus Group Discussion, Individual key informant interviews
||Household questionnaires, focus group discussions, key informant interviews, observations. Data gathered through different methods allowed triangulation of various datasets.
Urban / Rural Population
To identify needs in WASH at the communal level, with a focus on water supply, sanitation / wastewater, and solid waste management, and to suggest possible responses to those needs.
Divided into short and long term-se final report
Household-level rehabilitation for vulnerable Syrian and Jordanian families, including the installation of water storage tanks connected to household taps and general rehabilitation of water infrastructure.
Continuation and improvement of water trucking to vulnerable households.
Schools and healthcare facilities should be targeted with water supply network rehabilitation, both at building level and at communal level.
Water utilities need to rent private boreholes to supplement the water sources used in public water trucking.
As part of short term interventions, water utilities can be provided with tools and equipment, such as pumps, valves and fittings.
The provision of waste collection vehicles, waste bins and staffing to target municipalities.
The issue of uncontrolled waste and wastewater dumping by garbage and private trucks needs to be adequately addressed, by mapping them and by improving sites where the immediate environmental risk is high.
Wastewater management should be an essential part of any refugee camp planning in Jordan from now on.
aging and inadqeuate water supply, high power costs, sanitation-aging sewers and inadequate septic tanks, frquent waste dumping sites, few transfer stations, informal settlements are unserved by public services, low water quatity and quality, widespread open defecation.
Water Sanitation Hygiene
Emergency Shelter and NFI
Syrian Arab Republic
his report describes the findings of an interagency WASH assessment conducted in Jordan (governorates of Mafraq, Irbid, Ajloun, Jerash, Balqa and Zarqa) in September – October 2013, covering 29 BSUs.1...
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