• WASH: Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene

A beneficiary is collecting water from a tap stand. © WASH Sector / Faisal

Gender segregated latrines with a handwashing device near it. © WASH Sector / Faisal

A disability friendly latrine. © WASH Sector / Julien

A mother is washing her child's hands to maintain hygiene. © ISCG / Syed Md Tafhim

A Water Network with Solar energy. © WASH Sector / Julien

Fecal Sludge Treatment Plant in Kutupalong Rohingya Camp. © ISCG/ Syed Md Tafhim

Solid waste is being segregated in an MRF. © WASH Sector / Faisal

WASH Sector, Cox’s Bazar works relentlessly to ensure that adequate access to water supply, sanitation system, and hygiene services are provided to FDMN camps and Host Communities in Ukhiya and Teknaf upazila. To achieve this objective, the Sector provides coordination support to the Partner organisations to implement programs – mostly but not limited to constructing water supply systems, building sanitation infrastructures, distributing hygiene kits, Managing solid waste and so on. The WASH Sector also targets to achieve positive and sustainable behavioural change through hygiene promotion and inclusive community engagement. The WASH Sector functions through multilateral and simultaneous coordination with Donors, Government, ISCG, UN and WASH Partner organisations. The WASH Sector is led by UNICEF and supported by BRAC.

Key Figures 2023

USD 78.8M

Funding Required




People in Need


People Targeted


Rohingya Refugees Targeted


Host Community Targeted

Essential Documents

Approved Unified Design 2023

Operational Presence Map

Overview and Monitoring Tool

Emergency Contact List-10.10.23

Strategies / Key Documents

Maps and Datasets

Sector Meetings

Cross-Sectoral Data

Technical Guidance

Assessments / Studies


WASH Overview and Monitoring Tool

WASH Sector 4W Dashboard

Water Quality Dashboard (2019 – 2023)

FSTP Effluent Quality Monitoring Dashboard

Photos of the Month – September 2023

Community engaging in SWM activities at Camp 20 / © Tahsina Akter - SCI

A Community member segregating household solid waste into communal bins / © Hafijul Islam - VERC

A community member is cleaning a surrounding drain / © Reshma Akter - BRAC


Appealing Partners:

Action Against Hunger (ACF), Deutsche Welthungerhilfe (WHH), BRAC, Christian Aid (CA), CARE Bangladesh, Caritas Bangladesh, Hilfswerk der Evangelischen Kirchen Schweiz (HEKS-EPER), International Organization for Migration (IOM), Islamic Relief Worldwide (IRW), Nabolok, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), OXFAM, Save the Children (SCI), Terre des Hommes (TDH), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), World Vision (WV)

Implementing Partners:

Action Against Hunger (ACF), ANANDO, BRAC, CARE Bangladesh, Caritas Bangladesh, Dusthya Shasthya Kendra (DSK), Hilfswerk der Evangelischen Kirchen Schweiz (HEKS-EPER), iDE Bangladesh (iDE), Islamic Relief Bangladesh (IRB), Nabolok, NGO Forum for Public Health (NGOF), Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), OXFAM, Save the Children (SCI), Shushilan, Society for Health Extension and Development (SHED), Terre des Hommes (TDH), Village Education and Resource Center (VERC), World Vision (WV)

Strategic Partners:

Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS), Department of Public Health Engineering (DPHE), Doctors Without Borders (MSF), International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR,B)




Julien Graveleau
WASH Sector Coordinator
Email: [email protected]
Mobile: 01701208986

Tanvir Ahmed
Information Management Officer
Email: [email protected]
Mobile: 01763983339




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