References and further reading
International legal instruments
The Right to Water (articles 11 and 12 of the International Covenant on Economic,
Social and Cultural Rights), CESCR, General Comment 15, 26 November 2002.
Doc. E/C.12/2002/11. Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.
Davis, J and Lambert, R (2002), Engineering in Emergencies: A Practical Guide
for Relief Workers. Second Edition. RedR/IT Publications. London.
Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE) (2010), Minimum
Standards for Education in Emergencies, Chronic Crises and Early Reconstruction. New York. www.ineesite.org
Médecins sans Frontières (1994), Public Health Engineering in Emergency Situations. First Edition. Paris.
British Geological Survey (2001), ARGOSS manual. London. www.bgs.ac.uk
Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) (no date), Gender and Water, Sanitation
and Hygiene in Emergencies. IASC Gender Handbook. Geneva.
Almedom, A, Blumenthal, U and Manderson, L (1997), Hygiene Evaluation
Procedures: Approaches and Methods for Assessing Water- and Sanitation-
Related Hygiene Practices. The International Foundation for Developing Countries. Practical Action Publishing. UK.
Ferron, S, Morgan, J and O’Reilly, M (2007), Hygiene Promotion: A Practical
Manual for Relief and Development. Practical Action Publishing. UK.
Humanitarian Reform Support Unit. WASH Cluster Hygiene Promotion Project.
Action against Hunger (2006), Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Populations at
House, S and Reed, R (1997), Emergency Water Sources: Guidelines for
Selection and Treatment. Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC),
Loughborough University. UK.
Water needs for food security
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. FAO Water:
Livestock water needs
(2009), Livestock Emergency Guidelines and Standards (LEGS
World Health Organization (WHO
) (2003), Guidelines for Drinking-Water Quality.
Third Edition. Geneva.
Water safety plan
(2005), Water safety plans: managing drinking-water quality from catchment
Harvey, P (2007), Excreta Disposal in Emergency, An inter-agency manual.
Hunter, P (1997), Waterborne Disease: Epidemiology and Ecology. John Wiley &
Sons Ltd. Chichester, UK.
Lacarin, CJ and Reed, RA (1999), Emergency Vector Control Using Chemicals.
WEDC, Loughborough University, UK.
Thomson, M (1995), Disease Prevention Through Vector Control: Guidelines for
Relief Organisations. Oxfam GB.
Centre for appropriate technology (2003), Design of landfill sites. www.lifewater.org
Management of dead bodies
(2009), Disposal of dead bodies in emergency conditions. Technical
Prüss, A, Giroult, E and Rushbrook, P (eds) (1999), Safe Management of Health-
Care Wastes. (Currently under review.) WHO
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) (1980), Design Manual: On-Site
Wastewater Treatment and Disposal Systems, Report EPA-600/2-78-173.
and Pan American Health Organization (PAHO
), Health Library for
(2002), Environmental health in emergencies and disasters. Geneva.
Harvey, PA, Baghri, S and Reed, RA (2002), Emergency Sanitation, Assessment
and Programme Design. WEDC, Loughborough University, UK.
(1997), Vector and Pest Control in Refugee Situations. Geneva.
Warrell, D and Gilles, H (eds) (2002), Essential Malariology. Fourth Edition. Arnold.
, Chemical methods for the control of vectors and pests of public health
Management of dead bodies
(2004), Management of Dead Bodies in Disaster Situations.
Disaster Manuals and Guidelines Series, No 5. Washington DC.
(2000), Aide-Memoire: Safe Health-Care Waste Management. Geneva.
Disability and general vulnerability
Jones, H and Reed, R (2005), Water and sanitation for disabled people and
other vulnerable groups: designing services to improve accessibility. WEDC,
Oxfam GB (2007), Vulnerability and socio-cultural considerations for PHE