Sustainable, effective and equitable sanitation and water programmes must be
gender balanced and provide access for all.
In developing countries, the supply of fresh water is extremely sensitive to
The WHO (World Health Organization) Technical Notes for Emergencies provide
advice on how to deal with water and sanitation in an emergency case.
This toolkit developed by the Water Utility Partnership (WUP) highlights
water and sanitation services for the urban poor.
Clean hands and good hygiene behavior can save lives in emergency
The Sustainable Sanitation and Water Management (SSWM) Toolbox is a free and
open source tool to develop capacity on sustainable sanitation and water
management at the local level.
This page from teh working Group on climate change and WASH provides
discussion and documents related to the impact climate change will pose for
Every year there are over 1.6 million deaths from diarrhoea related to unsafe
water, sanitation, and hygiene – the vast majority among children under
five years of age.
WaterSanitationHygiene.org hosts a large collection of technical resources
for water, sanitation and hygiene.
The Water Safety Portal aims to contribute to improving and maintaining the
safety of drinking water supplies through the effective implementation of
water safety plans.