This dataset was collected as part of the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) survey in the New Nyarugusu Camp in Western Tanzania. This survey is intended to generate an understanding of the communities' level of knowledge, attitudes and practices gained through WASH interventions in the camps and project performance indicators measurements. As of the survey period, New Nyarugusu camp was accommodating about 50.000 refugees, asylum seekers and others of concern to UNHCR.
The questionnaire followed UNHCR WASH standard methodology, translated into both English and Kiswahili. Enumerators used Kiswahili version, translation into Kirundi carried out when interviewing respondents who did not understand Swahili.
Kind of Data
Sample survey data [ssd]
Unit of Analysis
v2.1: Edited, cleaned and anonymised data
Water collection and storage, Drinking water and Hygiene, hygiene Promotion, sanitation / latrine, dissemination of hygiene messages, WASH related diseases and health seeking behaviour, Menstrual Hygiene Management, gender and Protection Mainstreaming.
Water Sanitation Hygiene
Nyarugusu - Burundian Camp
All refugees in the camp
Producers and sponsors
A two staged cluster was used for this sampling. A cluster approach was applied to select villages for the survey, whereas simple random sampling to select households. 232 households were estimated to be selected using simple random sampling, for anticipated non-response rate of 5%.The team interviewed 380 households.
Dates of Data Collection
Data Collection Mode
UNHCR (2021). Tanzania: WASH KAP in New Nyarugusu Camp - April 2021. Accessed from: https://microdata.unhcr.org