The project aims to provide access to safe water in communities, which do not have it currently. Drinking water quality is improved at the point-of-use through consistent use of household water treatment.
The overall goal of our project is to develop methodology and assess effectiveness, acceptance, applicability and limitations of the household filters in humanitarian context. In our study, we evaluate five types of filters, pre-selected by the HIF technical working group and other experts. We implement our research methodology in three emergency settings, 120-150 filters per setting for the period of 8-10 month.
The main objectives of our study are:
The outcomes of the project include:
In total, 155 households are participating in the second testing round that lasted for four months.View
FHNW begin evaluating five types of water filters in a small community called Ndikir in Marsabit county.View
FHNW distribute filters in Masafer Yatta.View
Learn more about this WASH project, and many others, in our Humanitarian WASH Innovation Catalogue.
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