Third Party Monitoring of Humanitarian WASH Program in Syria

Terms of Reference

Norwegian Church Aid (NCA) is an International Non-Governmental Organization with head office in Oslo, Norway. It provides humanitarian assistance and long-term development in 20 countries around the world, often in close cooperation with local organizations. NCA is certified under the Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS), and as such committed to international standards and principles for humanitarian aid, including Sphere and the Red Cross and Red Crescent Code of Conduct.

In the Middle East, NCA has since July 2016 had a regional representation in Amman, Jordan, responsible for all its programmatic activities in the region. For its humanitarian program, titled WASH Humanitarian Assistance for IDPs and Communities in Syria”, it is currently seeking consultants with extensive experience with third party monitoring.

The assignment will cover WASH activities in Idlieb governorate implemented during the period July 2016 to June 2017. These activities aimed to reach more than 500,000 people with safe water supply, sanitation and hygiene promotion in both informal camps and host communities in seven locations, including medium sized and larger towns.

Type of activities implemented during the period included:

  • Rehabilitation of water stations including construction of pump houses, repairs and replacement of generators.
  • Rehabilitation of boreholes and water supply networks including installation of submersible pumps and replacement of piping.
  • Operations & maintenance of water supply schemes including support of salaries for water station staff and provision of fuel and oil.
  • Water trucking to informal settlements and camps.
  • Solid waste management.
  • Hygiene promotion including distribution of kits.

Duration of assignment: May-August 2017

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