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Progress on Drinking Water and Sanitation. 2014 update
  • Progress on Drinking Water and Sanitation. 2014 update
  • WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation (JMP). May 2014
  • This Progress on Drinking Water and Sanitation report evaluates access to drinking-water and sanitation worldwide and 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". Section 1 presents the status of and trends in access to improved drinking water sources and sanitation. Section 2 provides a snapshot of inequalities in access to improved drinking water sources and sanitation. Section 3 presents efforts to strengthen...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Global
  • Main themes: Drinking water, Education, Equity, Hygiene, Information and data, Millennium Development Goals (MDG), Monitoring, Open defecation, Post-2015 agenda, Rural areas, Sanitation, Urban areas

World Development Indicators 2014
  • World Development Indicators 2014
  • World Bank. February 2014
  • The World Development Indicators 2014 report provides a compilation of relevant and internationally comparable statistics about global development and the fight against poverty. It is intended to help users of all kinds ¿ policy makers, students, analysts, professors, program managers, and citizens ¿ find and use data related to all aspects of development. Part 3 of the report `Environment¿, provides among others global data on internal renewable freshwater resources, access to improved water sources and access to improved sanitation services. This is followe...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Global
  • Main themes: Economic impact, Environment, Information and data, Millennium Development Goals (MDG), Poverty, Sanitation, Water supply

World Water Day 2014: Advocacy Guide
  • World Water Day 2014: Advocacy Guide
  • UN-Water. January 2014
  • This guide is designed to give detailed advocacy advice through three main areas: learning, action and sharing. Although the information relates specifically to the World Water Day 2014 event, the guidance itself can be applied to any water and energy campaign as it contains a rich resource of facts and figures, specific messages and campaign materials relating to water and energy.
  • Main themes: Energy, Information and data, Investments, Participation, Sustainable development, Water demand, Water governance, Water management, Water supply, World Water Day

Health and environment: communicating the risks
  • Health and environment: communicating the risks
  • World Health Organization (WHO). 2013
  • The WHO Regional Office for Europe organized a workshop in Trento, Italy, to enable participants to share experience in the management and communication of environmental risks such as those related to the lack of water and sanitation. This report builds on the presentations and discussions from the workshop and presents a series of key messages useful to regional and local authorities, as well as to risk managers in general.
  • Geographical coverage (region): Europe, Global
  • Main themes: Communication, Environment, Health, Participation, Perceptions

International Glossary of Hydrology
  • International Glossary of Hydrology
  • United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), World Meteorological Organization (WMO). 2013
  • This 3rd edition of the UNESCO-WMO International Glossary of Hydrology builds on the pioneering efforts of the WMO Working Group on Terminology established in 1961, which evolved into the joint WMO/UNESCO Panel on Terminology in 1967, as well as the publication of the first edition in 1974 and second edition in 1992. The glossary offers a list of equivalent terms and definitions in English, French, Russian and Spanish.
  • Main themes: Hydrology

Food wastage footprint. Impacts on natural resources
  • Food wastage footprint. Impacts on natural resources
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). September 2013
  • This report provides a global account of the environmental footprint of food wastage along the food supply chain, focusing on impacts on climate, water, land and biodiversity. Impact of food wastage has been assessed along the complete supply chain, from the field to the end-of-life of food. A specific chapter dedicated to water quantifies the amount of water wasted due to food waste.
  • Main themes: Environment, Food security, Water footprint, Water scarcity

Economics of Sanitation Initiative. Nicaragua: The Cost of Inadequate Sanitation
  • Economics of Sanitation Initiative. Nicaragua: The Cost of Inadequate Sanitation
  • World Bank Water and Sanitation Program (WSP). June 2013
  • This report analyzes the economic and social impacts derived from the lack of sanitation in Nicaragua. It includes basic information on Nicaragua, records of sanitation in the country and the results of the analysis of the economic impacts on health, water resources, tourism, and other impacts on welfare.
  • Main themes: Health, Sanitation, State of water resources, Tourism

Turn Down the Heat: Climate Extremes, Regional Impacts and the Case for Resilience
  • Turn Down the Heat: Climate Extremes, Regional Impacts and the Case for Resilience
  • International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), World Bank. June 2013
  • This report focuses on the risks of climate change to development in Sub-Saharan Africa, South East Asia and South Asia. Building on the 2012 report, Turn Down the Heat: Why a 4°C Warmer World Must be Avoided, this new scientific analysis examines the likely impacts of present day (0.8C°), 2°C and 4°C warming on agricultural production, water resources, coastal ecosystems and cities across these regions. It finds many significant climate and development impacts are already being felt in some regions, and in some cases multiple threats of increasing extreme he...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Africa, Asia, Global
  • Main themes: Agriculture, Climate change, Drought, Ecosystems, Floods, Food security, Groundwater, Vulnerability, Water availability, Water demand, Water scarcity, Water security

Information brief on Information Sharing and Joint Assessments
  • Information brief on Information Sharing and Joint Assessments
  • UN-Water Decade Programme on Advocacy and Communication (UNW-DPAC). January 2013
  • For the purposes of the International Year of Water Cooperation (IYC) and the International Annual UN-Water Zaragoza Conference 2012/2013 "Preparing for the 2013 International Year. Water Cooperation: Making it Happen!" which took place in Zaragoza, Spain, from 8 to 10 1 2013, UNW-DPAC has produced a series of information briefs on different issues and tools on water cooperation. This brief provides information on information sharing and joint assessments: how can they contribute to water cooperation processes at basin levels and in cities? The brief also hi...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Global
  • Main themes: Information and data, Water cooperation

Promoting Water Cooperation. Information brief on Financing
  • Promoting Water Cooperation. Information brief on Financing
  • UN-Water Decade Programme on Advocacy and Communication (UNW-DPAC). January 2013
  • For the purposes of the International Year of Water Cooperation (IYC) and the International Annual UN-Water Zaragoza Conference 2012/2013 "Preparing for the 2013 International Year. Water Cooperation: Making it Happen!" which took place in Zaragoza, Spain, from 8 to 10 January 2013, UNW-DPAC produced a series of information briefs on different issues and tools on water cooperation. This brief provides information on financing water cooperation: what are the main challenges in financing water cooperation processes? Which tools are available for financ...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Global
  • Main themes: Financing, Water cooperation

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Published in 2015