Maintaining Access to WaSH in Nayapara and Kutupalong


Funded by: UNHCR

The Project seeks to ensure water supply, sanitation, hygiene practices and waste management in official camps of Nayapara & Kutupalong and their extensions, focusing on meeting the UNHCR standards of the services.

Objective and Intended Impact:

The Project objective is to provide maintenance of sanitation facilities, fecal sludge, and solid waste management and promote alternative renewable energy to ensure that sanitation standards are met for the camp population.The Project seeks to achieve the following two goals and objectives for each goal:


Goal: Protection and Mixed Solution

Objective-1: Population living in satisfactory conditions of sanitation and hygiene

  • Output 1.1: Community sanitary facilities/latrines constructed
  • Output 1.2: Household sanitary facilities/latrines constructed

Objective-2: Supply of potable water increased or maintained

  • Output 2.1: Water system constructed, expanded and/or upgraded


Major Services 

Safe Water Options

  • Community latrines
  • HH & shared latrines
  • Bathing Cubicles
  • Bio-gas Plants
  • Community kitchen
  • Garbage Bins
  • Drainage
  • Incinerator

Solid Waste Management Services

  • Distribution of buckets to ensure source separation method at HH level.
  • Regular cleaning and maintenance of garbage bins.
  • Transporting degradable waste from garbage bins to landfill sites.
  • Transporting non-degradable waste from garbage bins to burning units or incinerators

Fecal Sludge Management Services

  • Transportation or empting of liquid sludge from holding tank/septic tank to dislodging ponds.
  • Maintaining environment-friendly sludge treatment facilities.
  • Taking necessary safety measures to minimize pollution.
  • Ensuring community involvement for effective sludge management.

Bio-gas related Services

  • Regular repairing and maintenance of Bio-gas plants.
  • Regular repairing and maintenance of Bio-gas run community kitchens.
  • Capacity building of Bio-gas user committees.


Mass Awareness through Promotional Activities

  • Hygiene promotion sessions with women, men and children.
  • Promotional activities for increasing the uses of Retained Heat Cooker (RHC).
  • Documentary film development on RHC.
  • National/international day observance programmes related to WaSH.
  • Popular theatre, rally, film show & demonstration sessions.
  • Development of camp specific hygiene promotion materials.
  • Mass awareness through billboard, poster, message board, etc.


Capacity Development to

  • Bio-gas user groups
  • Latrine user groups
  • Tube well caretaker groups
  • WaSH Committee
  • Camp Committee
  • Volunteer- Disludging groups, Cleaning groups, Repair & Maintenance group, Hygiene promotion groups, etc.