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Water Exemplar to the User Interface Platform of the Global Framework for Climate Services
  • Water Exemplar to the User Interface Platform of the Global Framework for Climate Services
  • World Meteorological Organization (WMO). 2014
  • The purpose of the Water User Interface Platform (Water UIP) is to provide the necessary structure and processes to identify and respond to the needs of the water sector at all levels, in order to improve sector performance and management through the fuller use and understanding of climate information. This exemplar details the functioning of the Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) approach. This Water UIP plan outlines the general structure for partnerships and leadership, guiding needs, and opportunities to support and enhance climate informed deci...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Global
  • Main themes: Climate change, Communication, Financing, Information and data, Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM), Monitoring, Risk management, Water management

Handbook for Disaster Assessment
  • Handbook for Disaster Assessment
  • Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (UNECLAC). April 2014
  • The Handbook is a guide to pre and post disaster response management. Chapter 10 examines the implications for Water and Sanitation in 5 sections, first providing some general considerations. It then presents the procedures for estimating damage to water and sanitation systems through information on national institutions and information on each system of the sector in the affected territory. Part 3 'Estimating damage to drinking water and sanitary sewer systems, solid waste collection and disposal and flood control structures' contains 4 categorical considera...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Global
  • Main themes: Agriculture, Aquaculture, Disasters, Drinking water, Economic impact, Ecosystems, Environment, Floods, Gender, Health, Infrastructure, Mitigation, Sanitation, Tourism, Transport, Valuation, Water security

Ending Preventable Child Deaths from Pneumonia and Diarrhoea by 2025. The integrated Global Action Plan for Pneumonia and Diarrhoea (GAPPD). Executive summary

Ending Preventable Child Deaths from Pneumonia and Diarrhoea by 2025. The integrated Global Action Plan for Pneumonia and Diarrhoea (GAPPD)
  • Ending Preventable Child Deaths from Pneumonia and Diarrhoea by 2025. The integrated Global Action Plan for Pneumonia and Diarrhoea (GAPPD)
  • United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). 2013
  • The integrated Global Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of Pneumonia and Diarrhoea (GAPPD) proposes a cohesive approach to ending preventable pneumonia and diarrhoea deaths. It brings together critical services and interventions to create healthy environments, promotes practices known to protect children from disease and ensures that every child has access to proven and appropriate preventive and treatment measures. It also aims to help countries achieve impact by analysing local data, acting on the results and monitoring their progress towards clear...[Read full description]
  • Main themes: Children, Disease, Health, Millennium Development Goals (MDG), Sanitation

Exploring Public-Private Partnership in the Irrigation and Drainage Sector in India: A Scoping Study
  • Exploring Public-Private Partnership in the Irrigation and Drainage Sector in India: A Scoping Study
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB). July 2013
  • This report is the result of a scoping investigative study initiated by the Asian Development Bank to explore the potential for public-private partnerships in the irrigation and drainage sector in India. It identifies the areas where private sector participation can be envisaged in consonance with the current national policy framework; examines the legal and institutional status, and presence of national and international best practices; and suggests PPP models appropriate to Indian conditions.
  • Main themes: Environment, Groundwater, Irrigation, Legal aspects, Public-private partnerships (PPP), State of water resources, Water management, Water policy

A new global partnership: Eradicate poverty and transform economies through sustainable development. The Report of the High-Level Panel of Eminent Persons on the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Indonesia Water Investment Roadmap 2011-2014
  • Indonesia Water Investment Roadmap 2011-2014
  • Indonesia Ministry of Public Works, World Bank Water Partnership Program (WPP). June 2012
  • This roadmap provides a set of programming principles which encourage the water sector to attract local financing, use up idle water system capacity, and improve the existing monitoring and evaluation system. The document proposes Rp 7 trillion in sector financing, relying on myriad sources which include revolving funds, public-private partnerships, overseas funding sources and local investment. Key to the success of expanding and sustaining water supply will be to carry out technical assistance programs that improve the absorptive capacity of local service p...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Asia
  • Main themes: Financing, Investments, Millennium Development Goals (MDG), Public-private partnerships (PPP), Utility services, Water governance, Water services, Water supply

(The) Power of Primary Schools to Change and Sustain Handwashing with Soap among Children: The Cases of Vietnam and Peru
  • (The) Power of Primary Schools to Change and Sustain Handwashing with Soap among Children: The Cases of Vietnam and Peru
  • World Bank Water and Sanitation Program (WSP). September 2011
  • The WSP Global Scaling up Handwashing Project focuses on applying innovative promotional approaches to generate widespread and sustained improvement in handwashing with soap practice. This document describes the approaches to changing children's handwashing with soap behavior, first in Vietnam, then Peru, followed by some lessons learned and conclusions.
  • Geographical coverage (region): Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Main themes: Children, Education, Hygiene, Practices and habits

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Published in 2015