West Bank WASH programme

01 January 2011

In order to minimize the risk of public health threats in West Bank refugee camps, UNRWA Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) programme will (i) rehabilitate public water infrastructure in 17 camps (including each of the 9 camps affected by incidents of damages by IDF troops); (ii) improve solid waste removal and disposal in 10 camps through the procurement of sanitation equipment and support to municipalities; (iii) improve water- quality monitoring for camps in Jericho area and (iv) raise awareness on hygiene and water- related issues in each of the 19 camps of the West Bank.


Two UNRWA students from Gaza enjoy recess in their first day of school. © 2017 UNRWA Photo by Rushdi Al-Saraj
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