With 01.12.2018 Austrian Red Cross together with its partners embarked on an exciting 5-years regional WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) capacity strengthening programme in East Africa.
It is the overall aim of The Skybird Programme to contribute to improved living conditions – incl. health, environment and livelihood – in East Africa through increased innovation, strengthened capacities and partnerships of the Red Cross and Red Crescent (RCRC) movement in WASH and related fields to enable more gender sensitive and effective WASH service delivery.
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Latest updates and learnings
As we received a question during our mid-term review about the impact of COVID-19 on the implementation of the Skybird Programme, we wanted to answer this question in a bit more depth through this post. Part of a 5-year capacity building program, the Skybird Programme...
Written by Placidia Vavirai, WASH Specialist and Field Delegate in Sudan for Swiss Red Cross I could never believe that this photo was taken during an international training on WASH Mass Sanitation Module of the IFRC Emergency Response Unit (MSM 20 ERU). Many thanks...
Written by Georg Ecker, Advisor Emergency WASH and Disaster Management at AutRC The Austrian Red Cross (AutRC) WASH Service Center continues its Human Waste Management Strategy with the following two flagship projects. In Imvepi/Bidibidi, Africa’s largest refugee camp...