Resources for a correct WASH Information Management  

Website of the Global Cluster of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

Minimum Requirements of the WASHLAC group 

Interactive Dashboard that serves as a repository and current status of the national platforms in terms of the minimum requirements (6+1) for coordination and information management

Global WASH Cluster Toolkit

The Global WASH Cluster Coordination Tool Kit (CTK) provides guidance, tools and field examples to support all members of WASH coordination platforms to implement the functions and tasks linked to Humanitarian WASH coordination. Below can be found three ways to search information in the CTK, : Search by keywords, search by words included in title/page/document, or browse the CTK by chapters and subchapters.

RISK INFORM Country Profile

INFORM country risk profiles contain more in-depth information on each country. In addition to the results in the global list, country risk profiles show trends, comparisons with countries with similar risk, regional and income-group averages and more information at the indicator level. Country risk profiles can be used to provide more in-depth information on risk in a particular country.

Joint Monitoring Program for Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (JMP) 

The WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Program for Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (JMP) has reported country, regional and global estimates of progress on drinking water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) since 1990. The JMP maintains an extensive global database and has become the leading source of comparable estimates of progress at national, regional and global levels. The 2015 update marked the end of the Millennium Development Goal period and the 2017 update established baseline estimates for monitoring the new Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) targets.

Rural Water and Sanitation Information System (SIASAR)

SIASAR Global is a joint initiative initiated by the governments of Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama that quickly expanded to other regions. The strategic objective is to have a basic, up-to-date and contrasted information tool on the existing rural water supply and sanitation services in a country.

Global WASH SPHERE Standards 

The Sphere Project, now known as Sphere, was created in 1997 by a group of humanitarian non-governmental organisations and the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. Its aim was to improve the quality of their humanitarian responses and to be accountable for their actions. The Sphere philosophy is based on two core beliefs:

OCHA Information Management Toolbox

OCHA’s Information Management Toolbox is an online space for OCHA’s Information Management staff to access current and curated information tools, services, and systems to support humanitarian response and preparedness coordination. The Toolbox is the authoritative reference for OCHA information management tools and systems.


The WASHLAC group has compiled different WASH evaluations in the region, in the following link you can learn more about them and download them available in the following languages ​​and formats.


Capacity building 

 Common Applications of IM:

Relevant Data Resources:

Humanitarian data & information sources

Humanitarian data analysis sources