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Progress on sanitation and drinking-water: 2013 update

Progress on sanitation and drinking-water: 2013 update
  • WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation (JMP). May 2013
  • This Progress on Drinking Water and Sanitation reports on access to drinking-water and sanitation worldwide and on progress towards related targets under Millennium Development Goal 7 "to halve, by 2015, the proportion of the population without sustainable access to safe drinking water and basic sanitation". The estimates presented in the 2013 report describe the situation as of end-2011. This 2013 update presents country and regional estimates for the year 2011 and global trends in sanitation, open defecation and access to drinking-water for the period 1990-2011. It also introduces the process of formulating proposals for post-2015 targets and corresponding indicators for water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH).
  • Geographical coverage: Global
  • Main themes: Drinking water, Millennium Development Goals (MDG), Monitoring, Post-2015 agenda, Rural areas, Sanitation, Urban areas, Water supply
  • Main target audience: Advocacy campaigns coordinators, Decision makers, Development agencies, International community, Policy makers
  • Main purpose: Advocacy, Assessment
  • Type of resource: Assessment report, Global report, Indicators, Maps, Methodology
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Published in 2015