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Terms of Reference for WASH Working Group?

by Penny Dutton | WaterAid | 2016-06-14 09:08:39 -0500

Does anyone have an example of a Terms of Reference for a National WASH Technical Working Group or Coordination body that they could share? In Myanmar a national TWG is getting going again after pause and it is time for a rethink of the goals and purpose of the group. Also government needs to be in the drivers seat now, and supported by NGOs. Grateful for any examples.

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Penny just so you are aware - I did send an email out to key people in our regions highlighting this question, but I have not heard anything back. I will send out a reminder see if we can unearth something.

ErikH ( 2016-06-22 10:04:06 -0500 )edit

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by Kenechukwu Chudi Onukwube | 2016-06-29 03:24:47 -0500

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Hi Penny, I am attaching 3 documents here which I feel might assist. Maybe you can glean from them. I hope they are useful?Humanitarian response ToR gor WASH general_tors_fro_scp_revised_spct_v1.pdf.

TORWASH Jordan.pdf



All the best and GOD's grace


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by Krischan Makowka | 2016-06-28 19:24:43 -0500

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Maybe a good start would be to advocate for an annual JSR (and JTR, Joint Technical Review, for more technical questions), see a recent multi-country review here:

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by Rémi Kaupp | WaterAid | 2016-06-28 04:27:58 -0500

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Hi Penny, you can have a look at the WASH Alliance on ; they try to make WASH people work together in given countries towards more sustainability (albeit using a pretty set model of what it means to them). Their results framework on is a good way to look at an alliance's impact, and their goals are on

Otherwise KEWASNET is a good network in Kenya, no TORs that I have seen but their website helps to define how they work and has their strategy:

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