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Urban WASH programming in Protracted Conflict Contexts: Aleppo’s Experience, Syria

Urban WASH programming in Protracted Conflict Contexts

Water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) for urban populations is one of UNICEF’s emerging areas of focus, highlighted in its Global WASH Strategy (2016–2030). In the Middle East, UNICEF is engaged in supporting urban populations affected by protracted conflict, either in their home cities or, having fled conflict, in locations to which they have been displaced. Provision of WASH services in these circumstances has presented the organisation with new and unfamiliar challenges as it seeks to ensure WASH for the vulnerable amid the devastation.

Date: 16 April 2019
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