Water Safety Plan Essay

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Cover letter I am writing to submit my application to Generic Vacancy Announcement - WASH Specialist - P-3 (Globally) for the category of Water and Environment Specialist and WASH in Emergency Specialist. Since August 2016, I am on TA contract (P-3 WASH Specialist - Water Quality and Safety) with UNICEF Afghanistan Country Office, working on water quality and safety component of the Rural Water Supply Program implemented by the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD). In-line with UNICEF's commitment towards Water Safety, I worked with the WASH sector organizations to initiate water safety planning, modelled around WHO’s universal guidelines for community-based water safety planning (WSP), in regular rural water supply…show more content…
I have also conducted extensive assessment of drinking water quality laboratories of the line ministries and prepared recommendations report to address the identified challenges in labs management and quality of testing. Prior to UNICEF Afghanistan, I was on the Global Water Quality (WQ) Consultant pool with UNICEF NY HQ to provide technical support on MICS and World Bank Living Standards Measurement Study (LSMS) and other survey programs conducting water quality testing. It was a remote position and could be called as need arises. In this connection, I have attended training (Feb-2016) on field-based water testing for E. Coli and arsenic organized by JMP team in Geneva. During 2014-15, I have successfully completed water quality assignment with UNICEF Ghana as a Senior Consultant (P3) (July2014-May2015). I carried out rapid assessment of drinking water quality management system in the country to analyze gaps/challenges in the existing water quality management system, data keeping, water quality emergency response protocols, identification of water quality risks and hazards through review of past WQ monitoring data and came up with national assessment report having recommendations to address the identified
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