Climate Resilient WASH

3.1 % people who washed their hands with soap in at least 3 out of 5 critical occasions in the past 24 hours


Washing hands with soap is the most effective way for preventing life-threatening diarrhoeal and other transmissible diseases. This indicator therefore measures whether people (report to) wash their hands with soap in at least 3 out of 5 most important moments. Asking about behavior is a proxy. See How to collect below for suggested use of observation to verify the use of soap.


Baseline, annually, and endline.

Data Source

KAP survey. And enumerator observation of handwashing facility for the respondents.

How to Collect

KAP survey level. Collect the following data by conducting individual interviews with a representative sample of your target group members:

How to analyse

Calculate the indicator's value by dividing the number of respondents who reported to wash their hands with soap at least 3 out of 5 critical times by the total number of interviewed respondents and multiplying the result by 100. 

In addition for Q2: yes for A1-A3

Dissagregate data by

Gender Age Wealth Diversity Not applicable

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