WSSCC 2017 Annual Report Highlights


By the end of 2017, 14,600 new communities across the GSF targeted programme areas in 12 countries became nationally certified as Open Defecation Free (ODF). This represents 5 million people living in newly certified ODF environments. Ensuring quality-built latrines and access to handwashing facilities remained a priority for WSSCC. Moreover, over 3 million people had gained access to improved toilets as per the WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply (JMP) definition of basic and limited sanitation facilities within the GSF targeted areas. GSF-supported programmes continued to collaborate and partner with education-related stakeholders in the programmed areas, guaranteeing the presence of single-sex sanitation and hygiene facilities in approximately 574 schools.

By the end of 2017, 14,600 new communities across the GSF targeted programme areas in 12 countries became nationally certified as Open Defecation Free (ODF). This represents 5 million people living in newly certified ODF environments. Ensuring quality-built latrines and access to handwashing facilities remained a priority for WSSCC. Moreover, over 3 million people had gained access to improved toilets as per the WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply (JMP) definition of basic and limited sanitation facilities within the GSF targeted areas. GSF-supported programmes continued to collaborate and partner with education-related stakeholders in the programmed areas, guaranteeing the presence of single-sex sanitation and hygiene facilities in approximately 574 schools.

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Authors: WSSCC Publication Date: August 2018 Publisher: WSSCC No. of Pages: 4

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