Water, Sanitation & Hygiene Promotion
The aim of the PRCS WatSan program is to reduce the transmission of faeco-oral diseases and exposure to disease by vectors through 1) the promotion of good hygiene practices, 2) the provision of safe drinking water, and 3) the reduction of environmental health risks. In this regard the PRCS water and sanitation programme is an integrated approach made up of the three components – hygiene promotion, sanitation and water supply. PRCS to utilise the experience and expertise gained in recent years by developing longer term programming in areas of high vulnerability, focusing within 20 most vulnerable districts according to PRCS mapping.
- Saving lives and strengthening recovery from disasters and epidemic through emergency water and sanitation intervention.
- Enable healthy and safe living through sustainable developmental water, sanitation and hygiene promotion
- PRCS water and sanitation team to strive to integrate their activities with other aspects of the health department to increase effectiveness on the ground both in disaster response activities and longer-term development work.
- Building the capacity of the organisation by training of staff in WSDRT, PHAST, and training of key leaders in RDRT, ERU trainings, the preposition of water and sanitation equipment and stocks in priority areas, and the development of key policies and manuals to ensure quality and consistency of activities.