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Are you a teacher and looking for training materials?

Our School Activity Collection assembles various activities on the vital topics of WASH, energy conservation, biodiversity and waste management.

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ACWUA and GIZ (2016)

TSM - Arab Requirements for Water Treatment Facilities (WTF)
متطلبات الادارة الفنية المستدامة العربية لمرافق مياه الشرب

Technical Sustainable Management TSM (Arab) is a Quality Management System managed by the
following stakeholders:

- ACWUA-WANT programme as financing and supervision of the TSM-Arab implementation.
- Arab Countries Water Utilities Association (ACWUA)
- TSM-Arab Task Force of ACWUA members quality management system)
- Holding Company for Water and Wastewater (HCWW) as consultant of the …

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Al-Muyeed, A., Nath, S.K., Basar, M.S. (2018)

SFD Report - Saidpur, Bangladesh

Saidpur is a populous city in Nilphamari District, Bangladesh. It came into existence on 30 April 1958 as a municipality, and has 15 wards. It is an ‘A’ category municipality, which means it has had an annual income of BDT 6 million over the past three years. It covers an area of 34.42 km2. The Saidpur municipality has a total population of 127,104, and a population density of 4,442 people …

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Al-karablieh, E., Salman, A. (2016)

Water resources, use and management in Jordan
A focus on groundwater

In the light of the challenges faced by groundwater as a result of the ever increasing water demand due to population growth, refugee influxes, and economic growth in addition to groundwater depletion coupled with the negative impacts of climate change, it is necessary to identify and support the design of proactive measures to alleviate the effects of droughts and climate change adaptation …

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WaterAid (2018)

SFD Report - Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso

Ouahigouya is a mid-sized city located in the northern part of Burkina Faso and is the capital of the Province of Yatenga. Ouahigouya is approximately 180 km from Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso. Ouahigouya district is composed of both urban and rural areas. The urban area is 108 km2 and is divided into 15 administrative areas. The rural area is composed of 37 villages. The total …

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WaterAid (2018)

SFD Report - Lahan, Nepal

Lahan Municipality is a small commercial town in Siraha District, located in province number 2 in Nepal. It has a population of about 93,000 people and is nearly 350 kilometres east of the capital city Kathmandu. The majority of the population in Lahan (92%) uses onsite sanitation systems. 3% of the residents use toilets discharging directly into open drains, while an estimated 5% practices open …

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Dumpert, J.W., Mok, S., Kuy, D. (2018)

SFD Report - Kampong Chhnang, Cambodia

The Cambodian town of Kampong Chhnang is the capital of Kampong Chhnang Province. The Province is located to the northwest of Phnom Penh, the country’s capital and occupies the south-eastern edge of the Tonle Sap Basin. It borders Kampong Thom to the North, Kampong Cham to the East, Kampong Speu to the South and Pursat to the West. According to the Kampong Chhnang Municipal Authority, the …

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Badruddin, I. (2018)

SFD Report - Jatoi, Pakistan

Jatoi city has twenty-two urban wards and is located in the Muzaffargarh district of Southern Punjab. The city is a peri-urban area and most of the settlements are informal. Lack of available land is a common issue. The total population of the city is 159,144, according to the 2017 census report. Most houses have their own latrines, and hand washing facilities range from jerry cans to wash …

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Dumpert, J.W., Mok, S., Kuy, D. (2018)

SFD Report - Battambang, Cambodia

Battambang is the capital city of Battambang province in north western Cambodia. The city is considered the commercial hub for Cambodia's northwest, connecting the region to Phnom Penh and Thailand. Geographically, Battambang is situated in the Tonle Sap floodplain on the Sangkae River, a small tributary that feeds into the Tonle Sap lake. Defined by Battambang’ Land Use Master Plan, the …

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Center for Science and Environment (CSE) (2018)

Managing Septage in Cities of Uttar Pradesh

A sanitation snapshot of urban Uttar Pradesh, India clearly indicates that households with onsite sanitation systems like septic tanks (47 per cent) far exceed those with sewer connections (28 per cent), hence septage management in the state becomes an integral part of sustainable sanitation.

The Center for Science and Environment (CSE), India did a study across the sanitation chain in 30 …

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Valenzuela, L. (2018)

SuSanA Latin America Chapter / SuSanA Latinoamérica
English and Spanish version

This summary gives an overview of main actions planned and what partner organisations and members can expect from the Latin American Chapter. The SuSanA Latin American Chapter initiated in September 2018 and its first phase will run until September 2020.

The purpose of the Latin American Chapter is to promote regional knowledge production and exchange on sanitation issues so that best …

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Eawag & EPFL (2015)

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) series

The MOOC series “Sanitation, Water and Solid Waste for Development” is an open-access eLearning program of Sandec/Eawag. It consists of four courses, which have reached more than 80'000 participants. The courses are available for free and constantly running on the learning platform Coursera. All video lectures are also on YouTube.

Please find further information on the webpage given below.

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WHO (2018)

Guidelines on Sanitation and Health

Safe sanitation is essential for health, from preventing infection to improving and maintaining mental and social well-being. The lack of safe sanitation contributes to diarrhoea, a major public health concern and a leading cause of disease and death among children under five years in low- and middle- income countries; poor sanitation also contributes to several neglected tropical diseases, as …

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SLE (2017)

Social Aspects of Water Supply Management in Jordan
Potential for Participation of Rural Communities and Implications for Process Design

Jordan ranks as one of the world’s water-poorest countries. The influx of refugees from Syria into Jordan since 2011 is placing a heavy burden on its already strained water resources. This brings existing deficiencies in water supply to the forefront, leading to frequent supply bottlenecks and dissatisfaction among the population, particularly in rural areas.
Although the absolute quantity …

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UN Water (2018)

Global workshop for integrated monitoring of Sustainable Development Goal 6 on water and sanitation
Summary Report

The inclusion of a goal on water and sanitation within the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development represented a significant advancement in the recognition of the sector, and of the complexities and interlinkages that characterize it. Recognizing the importance of integration across the goal, the United Nations custodian agencies for Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG 6) are collaborating under …

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Various authors (2018)

Emergency WASH papers from the 2018 WEDC Conference

WEDC conference papers are an important source for learning about WASH innovations and lessons learned in the field and more than 150 papers were accepted for the 2018 WEDC conference.

Below are titles of the Emergency WASH papers (for the link see below):

- Designing evidence-based and context-specific hygiene programs in emergencies: could there be an app for that?
- Shedding light on …

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WHO (2018)

Alternative drinking-water disinfectants
Bromine, iodine and silver

Disinfection of water has greatly contributed to reducing risks to public health from microbiologically contaminated drinking water.
Numerous disinfection techniques have been developed over the centuries that are used in a wide range of applications, ranging from large and small public drinking-water plants to point-of-entry and point-of-use (POU) treatment devices.1 Although chlorine has been …

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WHO (2017)

UN-Water GLAAS TrackFin Initiative
Tracking financing to sanitation, hygiene and drinking-water at the national level

Effective financing for drinking water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) are essential for the sustainable delivery of services. The UN-Water Global Analysis and Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking-Water (GLAAS) indicate that there are substantial gaps in our understanding and tracking of financing to the WASH sector. Financial reporting is often insufficient to enable sound, evidence-based …

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The World Bank (2017)

Reducing inequalities in water supply, sanitation, and hygiene in the Era of the Sustainable Development Goals
Synthesis Report of the WASH Poverty Diagnostic Initiative

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the World Bank’s corporate goals of ending extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity call for specific attention to the poor and vulnerable. The overarching objective of the SDGs is to end poverty in all its forms, but their key difference from the earlier Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) is the integration of social, economic, and …

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Tayler, K. (2018)

Faecal Sludge and Septage Treatment
A guide for Low and Middle Income Countries

This book deals with the treatment of faecal material and supernatant water removed from on-site and decentralized sanitation facilities and systems. Its main focus is on treatment facility design but this can never be viewed in isolation. Rather, it must reflect local conditions, start from a realistic assessment of the load on the plant, and take account of the final destination of the liquid …

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Jacob, N. (2018)

ODF+, ODF++ and Sustainability of Sanitation
Thematic Discussion Series Synthesis

The responses provided a canvas of problems with sustaining ODF that covers technical, behavioural and physical issues. These issues, persistent since before SBM, must be overcome before India could move onto ODF+, ODF++ and ODF-S. All the issues were related to the ODF-centric approach of SBM that focussed only on toilet coverage.

The technical problems concerned the quality of construction …

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WHO (2017)

Water and Sanitation for Health Facility Improvement Tool (WASH FIT)
A practical guide for improving quality of care through water, sanitation and hygiene in health care facilities

WASH in health care facilities is a fundamental prerequisite for achieving national health goals and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 3 (ensure healthy lives and promote well-being) and 6 (ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation). Safe water, functioning hand washing facilities, latrines, and hygiene and cleaning practices are especially important for improving …

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Kumpel, E., Delaire, C., Peletz, R., Kisiangani, J., Rinehold, A., De France, J., Sutherland, D. and Khush, R. (2018)

Measuring the Impacts of Water Safety Plans in the Asia-Pacific Region

This study investigated the effectiveness of Water Safety Plans (WSP) implemented in 99 water supply systems across 12 countries in the Asia-Pacific region. An impact assessment methodology including 36 indicators was developed based on a conceptual framework proposed by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and before/after data were collected between November 2014 and June 2016. WSPs were …

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WHO (2018)

WHO water, sanitation, and hygiene strategy 2018-2025

The WHO WASH Strategy has been developed in response to Member State Resolution WHA64.4 and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It also takes on board the need for progressive realization of the human rights to safe drinking-water and sanitation, adopted by the UN General Assembly in July 2010. The 2025 end date of the Strategy is proposed to …

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Technical Secretariat of the Arab Ministerial Water Council (2012)

Arab Strategy for Water Security in the Arab Region
To Meet the Challenges and Future Needs for Sustainable Development 2010-2030

The Arab Strategy for Water Security encapsulates the joint Arab approach to achieving sustainable development. It is a long-term program and practical mechanism for overcoming known future challenges in water resources development and management in the Arab Region. These resources are characterized by scarcity, disparate geographic distribution and increasing competition for utilization. In …

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WHO (2015)

Water, sanitation and hygiene in health care facilities
Status in low- and middle-income countries and way forward

This report presents, for the first time, a global assessment of the extent to which health care facilities provide essential water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) services. Drawing on data representing 66,101 facilities in 54 low- and middle-income countries, the report concludes that 38% of facilities lack access even to rudimentary levels of WASH. When a higher level of service is factored in, …

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