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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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Commissioned by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (2019)

Marketing of compost in emerging markets
A guidance document for compost producers

The recycling of organic residues into compost has a number of advantages. It avoids the wasting valuable organic material to landfills and reduces associated emissions to water, soil and air. It generates a product that contributes to long-term soil quality, as compost contains a high amount of stabilised organic matter. Finally, compost may also reduce the need for artificial fertilisers, as it …

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Oates, N., Ross, I., Calow, R., Carter, R., Doczi, J. (2014)

Adaptation to Climate Change in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
Assessing risks, appraising options in Africa

Water will be the main channel through which the impacts of climate change will be felt by people, ecosystems and economies. However, predicting impacts on the availability and quality of freshwater resources, and on water-dependent services and sanitation, remains difficult.

While there is a high level of confidence in the processes linking emissions to global warming, much less is known …

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GIZ (2019)

Sustainable Sanitation Newsletter 2019 (English and French)
Issue no. 52, April 2019

This newsletter will provide you with a set of updates from the GIZ bilateral water and sanitation programmes in Africa, Asia, MENA and Latin America as well as a selection of news from other sustainable sanitation projects worldwide.

This newsletter focuses on digital approaches in sanitation.

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جوفانا دودوس - مستشار الصحة العامة، إدارة الخبرة والدعم، قطاع المياه والصرف الصحي والنظافة العامة، منظمة العمل ضد الجوع فرنسا (2017)

التغذية والمياه والصرف الصحي والنظافة العامة (Arabic)
Nutrition, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

الدليل العملي لزيادة الأثر الغذائي من خلال دمج برامج التغذية والمياه والصرف الصحي والنظافة العامة للعاملين في المجالات الإنسانية والتنموية .يوضح هذا الدليل التشغيلي أهمية دمج البرامج الغذائية مع تدخلات المياه والصرف …

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WHO, UN-Water (2015)

Investing in Water and Sanitation: Increasing Accsess, Reducing Inequalities
GLAAS 2014 findings — Highlights for the Eastern Mediterranean Region

In this regional analysis, the UN-Water Global Analysis and Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking-Water (GLAAS) 2013/2014 country survey data from 11 Eastern Mediterranean Member States and territories, i.e. countries, are presented along with information provided by 23 external support agencies (ESAs). The 11 countries representing a population of 430 million in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean …

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Polak, M., Ziegler, D., Bockelman, D., Schmidt, M., Zimmermann, E. (2018)

40 Years of German-Jordanian Technical Cooperation in the Water Sector

In early 1967, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan was among the first Arab states to re-establish diplomatic relations with the Federal Republic of Germany, leading to the development of an ever since continuing development cooperation programme. In consequence, GTZ/GIZ has been supporting the Jordanian water sector in tackling its many challenges for over 40 years: Between 1975 and 2016, a total of …

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WHO, UNICEF (2018)

Core questions and indicators for monitoring WASH in health care facilities in the Sustainable Development Goals

WHO and UNICEF, working with the Global Task Team for monitoring WASH in health care facilities (HCF), have developed a set of core questions and indicators for WASH in HCF, in support of monitoring WASH in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The indicators include definitions for basic water, sanitation, hand hygiene, health care waste management, and environmental cleaning services. …

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Mateo-Sagasta, J., Marjani Zadeh, S., Turral, H. and Burke, J. (2017)

Water pollution from agriculture: a global review
Executive summary

Water pollution is a global challenge that has increased in both developed and developing countries, undermining economic growth as well as the physical and environmental health of billions of people. In many countries the biggest source of water pollution today is agriculture - not cities or industry - while worldwide, the most common chemical contaminant found in groundwater aquifers is nitrate …

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Alfarra, A., Kemp-Benedict, E., Sader, N., Sonneveld, B. (2011)

A Framework for Wastewater Reuse in Jordan
Utilizing a Modified Wastewater Reuse Index

Pressing water scarcity in Jordan rapidly increases the demands of marginal water resources for the agricultural sector. Water management studies reveal that no single source could fully solve the nation’s water shortage and many integrated actions are needed to ensure water availability, suitability and sustainability. Yet, among these options treated wastewater has the largest potential to …

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Abdulla, F., Abu-Qudais, H., AlFarra, A., Sonneveld, B. (2016)

Evaluation of Wastewater Treatment Plants in Jordan and Suitability for Reuse

Pressing water scarcity in Jordan increased the demands of marginal water for agriculture, of which the treated wastewater is the most prominent candidate. Meanwhile, agriculture is an important economic activity in Jordan where treated wastewater could be a valuable source for irrigation in the agricultural sector. The reuse as percentage of total treatment as index which is of limited use for …

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ACWUA and GIZ (2015)

TSM - Arab Requirements for Wastewater Treatment Facilities
متطلبات الادارة الفنية المستدامة العربية لمرافق معالجة مياه الصرف الصحي

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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ACWUA (2016)

Water Utilities Reform
Case Studies from the Arab World

The main deliverables of the work of the TWG during the period of its engagement are two reports:
1. A compilation of the UR TWG regional case studies report, which covers the main theme of the TWG for the
participating ACWUA member countries; and 2. A best practices guide in the area of utilities reform that is applicable in the region.

The publication in hand is the first of those two …

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ACWUA (2014)

Water Utilities Management in the Arab Region
Lessons Learnt and Guiding Principles

This publication provides an in depth analysis of the regional experience in utilities management such as non-revenue water, cost recovery, and energy efficiency. It further provides success factors, opportunity for replication and improvement.

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Biad, M., Petermann, T., Feuerstein, L., Herman-Friede, J. (2015)

WATER TAP Manual
A practical guide to managing water integrity in water utilities: Experiences from pilot projects in the MENA region

This manual is written for water utilities that seek to improve their performance by implementing a change process towards higher levels of integrity.

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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-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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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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Reed, B., Hastie, R., Vidal, J., Bastable, A., Akers, K., Fisher, J. & Lafrenière, J. (2018)

Shedding light on humanitarian sanitation
conference paper

Lighting should be provided for WASH facilities in Humanitarian contexts according to several standards. Evidence for this and the practical budget, operational and management responsibilities are less clear. A three-country research project looking at the impact of lighting on WASH use and Gender-based Violence (GBV) required a multi-disciplinary approach, combining OXFAM’s practical …

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Abu-Lohom, N., Konishi, Y., Mumssen, Y., Zabara, B. and Moore, S. (2018)

Water Supply in a War Zone
A Preliminary Analysis of Two Urban Water Tanker Supply Systems in the Republic of Yemen

This discussion paper summarizes the results and implications of a study commissioned by the World Bank to conduct a rapid assessment of the state of private water tanker supply systems in two Yemeni cities, Sana’a and Aden.

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Sandison, P. (2018)

Community Engagement in Sanitation: A Landscape Review
Oxfam Landscape Review

In 2017, Elrha’s Humanitarian Innovation Fund (HIF) launched a Challenge ‘to understand how to design, implement, and evaluate approaches to user-centered sanitation that incorporate rapid community engagement and are appropriate for the first stage of rapid-onset emergencies’ (defined as the first twelve weeks post-crisis). A component of this Challenge involved undertaking a landscape …

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Jobbins, G., Steve, C., and Welham, B. (2018)

Water security in the protracted crises and post-conflict reconstruction of the Middle East
Briefing note

This background paper focuses on supporting sustainable, equitable and resilient water services over the short and long term during protracted crises and for post-crisis reconstruction in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

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GIZ (2018)

Sustainable Sanitation Newsletter 2018 (English and French)
Issue no. 51, March 2018

This newsletter will provide you with a set of updates from the GIZ bilateral water and sanitation programmes in Africa, Asia, MENA and Latin America as well as a selection of news from other sustainable sanitation projects worldwide.

This newsletter focuses on scaling-up sanitation.

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برنامج تقييم املياه يف العالم (2017)

تقرير الامم المتحدة العاملي عن تنمية الموارد المائية 2017
المياه العادمة: مورد غير مُستغل

ينتج عن الغالبية العظمى من الأنشطة البشرية مياه عادمة. وكلما تنامى معدل الطلب الكلي على الموارد المائية، كلما تزايدت كميات المياه العادمة وكلما تقافت أعباء التلوث الناجمة عنها بشكل متواصل وذلك في شتى أنحاء العالم. …

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UNICEF (2017)

Syria Crisis 2017 Humanitarian Results

UNICEF Syria Crisis Situation Report - 2017 Humanitarian Results
- The conflict in Syria continues to drive the largest refugee crisis in the world, with 5.4 million Syrian refugees registered in the region. Nearly half (48%) are children. About 92% of Syrian refugees live in host communities in very precarious living conditions.
- In line with the No Lost Generation Initiative, UNICEF …

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The Royal Scientific Society (2018)

Guideline for greywater treatment and reuse and rainwater harvesting and collection at home- Arabic Version
الدليل الارشادي لمعالجة المياه الرمادية واعادة استخدامها

This guide comes as an output of this project providing comprehensive and diverse information on greywater and rainwater harvesting techniques in Jordan and the world. The guide was prepared to meet all needs and to suit all levels. Water studies division’s team at the Royal Scientific Society reviewed hundreds of scientific papers, reports, periodicals and projects related to greywater and …

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