WASH -Hygiene & Health

Hygiene behavior has a critical influence on the transmission of diseases at various stages, particularly important in emergency situations where disease risk are acute due to overcrowding, poor water and sanitation exposure to new pathogens, low resistance to diseases, and disturbance of familiar and safe habits. The most obvious effects can be observed for fecal –oral or diarrhea diseases. Hygiene practices may also influence the transmission of soil-based diseases (e.g Hookworm), Skin diseases and Disease transmitted by insect-vectors (e.g Malaria), – YOUNG AID intervenes critically intervene in this sector to ensure preparedness against cholera outbreak within IDP camps and Host communities and to also promote proper hygiene practices among the most vulnerable segments of the society.