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United Republic of Tanzania + 1 more

Promotion and practice handwashing kit

The innovative Promotion and Practice Handwashing Kit is capable of holding different locally-available water containers combined with soap, handwashing reminders, and the ‘HandyWash’ water dispenser – which is robust, low-cost, light, conserves water, and has a…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
ELRHA, HIF
Posted:
16 Mar 2019

Kenya

Water filters between droughts and floods in northern Kenya

We develop, test and implement the research methodology to evaluate household water filters for use in an emergency context. Our goal is to understand users' and implementers' experience and preferences regarding operation and maintenance of products,…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Caritas, HIF
Posted:
19 Jul 2018

Kenya + 6 more

Innovating mobile solutions for refugees in East Africa: Opportunities and barrier to using mobile technology and the internet in Kakuma refugee camp and Nakivale refugee settlement

There are more refugees and asylum seekers in East Africa than Europe combined, the majority of which are Africans fleeing conflict from neighbouring countries. Smartphones have become a vital tool for many refugees as they leave…

Format:
Analysis
Source:
HIF, Samuel Hall
Posted:
14 Dec 2021
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Somalia + 3 more

Understanding the menstrual hygiene practices of Somali and South Sudanese refugees

The IFRC’s project on Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) in emergencies is well underway. Menstrual hygiene in emergency situations continues to be a great concern; although it is often overlooked and not addressed adequately. Though sanitary pads…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
HIF
Posted:
10 Nov 2014

South Sudan

Using LQAS to monitor the health status of IDPs in South Sudan

Following the outbreak of insecurity that broke out in South Sudan on December 15th 2013, more than 150,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) crossed the Nile from Jonglei State to find security in neighbouring Awerial County, Lakes…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
HIF
Posted:
29 Oct 2014

Somalia

Giving voice to Somali aid recipients in Galkayo

Danish Refugee Council is piloting innovative systems for humanitarian aid in Somalia. Using SMS and social media, aid workers and beneficiaries engage in dialogue to promote transparency and accountability. By DRC SMS Feedback team, Galkayo Field Trip…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
HIF
Posted:
20 Dec 2012

Uganda

Protection interviews with refugee children

Research in Kyaka II involved observation of a range of protection interviews with children, including both those attending with their families and unaccompanied and separated children. The protection interviews observed included Refugee Status Determination (RSD),…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
HIF
Posted:
07 Sep 2012