HI 006: Certificate Course in Introduction to Hygiene and Sanitation Promotion in Emergencies

The objectives of the course will include describing the significance of Health and Hygiene promotion in any emergency situation, establishing an inter-relationship between the environment, population, displacement, water, sanitation facilities health and hygiene behavior. Students have to understand the range of possible sanitation and vector-borne disease control measures. At the end of the course participants should be able to describe skills of communication plans with specific requirements for public health projects.
Topics to be covered in the course include :

  • Health risks in emergencies
  • Water trucking operations
  • Transition issues (from emergency to rehabilitation)
  • Decommissioning and storage of equipment
  • Rapid assessments, reporting and monitoring
  • Disease surveillance
  • Coordination and partnerships
  • Hygiene promotion
  • Water quality testing and monitoring
  • Water distribution systems
  • Environmental sanitation (solid waste management, site clean-up)
  • Excreta disposal and latrines
  • Site selection
  • Water source identification
  • Water pumping


Course Begins on 1st of every month for 3 months.
Course Level: Certificate Course
Cost: Amount €550 ( Inclusive of 21% VAT)
To register for this course, kindly contact
Changemaker International
Zuiderbrink 63, Gravenhage
The Netherlands
Website: http://changeinstitute.nl