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Water Sector in Small Urban Centres: Analysis of donor flows to water supply and sanitation services

Water Sector in Small Urban Centres: Analysis of donor flows to water supply and sanitation services

This paper presents an analysis of Official Development Assistance (ODA) flows to the water and sanitation sector, based on data gathered from the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) and Creditor Reporting Systems (CRS) databases. More info →
Review of Existing Concepts of Water Governance and an Analysis of Pro-Poor Approaches in UN-HABITAT Interventions – Part 1

Review of Existing Concepts of Water Governance and an Analysis of Pro-Poor Approaches in UN-HABITAT Interventions – Part 1

The purpose of this extensive review (Part I) is to provide the basis for defining a pro-poor water and sanitation governance framework and the tools required to improve UN-HABITAT efforts in favour of adequate water supply and sanitation services for the urban poor. More info →
River Murunji: UN-Habitat Series on Water and Sanitation for Lower Primary

River Murunji: UN-Habitat Series on Water and Sanitation for Lower Primary

River Murunji has become dirty. Its water is drying up. However, one girl named Susana and her classmates fight for River Murunji. They set out in an exciting journey to get River Murunji to its original status of glory. Will they succeed? Read and find out! More info →
Water Sector in Small Urban Centres: Water Supply and Sanitation Options for Small Urban Centres in Developing Countries

Water Sector in Small Urban Centres: Water Supply and Sanitation Options for Small Urban Centres in Developing Countries

To meet the water and sanitation Millennium Development Goals some 300,000 people have to be provided with improved water supplies and 440,000 with improved sanitation every day during the period 2001-2015. More info →
Lake Victoria Region Water and Sanitation Intitiative , Rapid appraisal of water and Sanitation in 30 Selected Urban Centers
Maria’s Doll: UN-Habitat Series on Water and Sanitation for Lower Primary

Maria’s Doll: UN-Habitat Series on Water and Sanitation for Lower Primary

The heavens seem angry. The rain pounds the earth, lightening strikes and the thunder roars. People are frightened. Water sweeps carrying away things on its paths. Maria’s doll is swept away. Maria embarks on a search that leads her to an adventure of a lifetime. Will she ever find her doll? Find out in this surprising story. More info →
Global Water Operators Partnership Alliance

Global Water Operators Partnership Alliance

Despite their frequent lack of capacity, water operators are the key actors in the management of urban water and sewerage services. More info →
Water Sector in Small Urban Centres: Innovative Financing – Experiences with Secondary Urban Centres Water Supply and Sanitation Service Delivery
Realising The Human Rights To Water And Sanitation: A Handbook By The Un Special Rapporteur Catarina De Albuquerque

Realising The Human Rights To Water And Sanitation: A Handbook By The Un Special Rapporteur Catarina De Albuquerque

The UN Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation, Catarina de Albuquerque, presented recently a new publication: Realizing the human rights to water and sanitation: A handbook. UN-Habitat has supported the work of the UN Special Rapporteur and welcomes this publication. More info →
Guia de Permacultura

Guia de Permacultura

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Agua y saneamiento y su aplicación a nivel familiar More info →
Reduction of Illegal Water Volume 6

Reduction of Illegal Water Volume 6

Small water utilities face unique challenges in delivering water and sanitation services to their customers. More info →
Water for African Cities Programme Phase II

Water for African Cities Programme Phase II

The Water for African Cities Programme is part of the wider efforts of UN-HABITAT to contribute towards meeting the Millennium Development Goal targets of halving the number of people without access to safe water and sanitation by 2015. More info →
Realizing The Human Rights To Water And Sanitation: Introduction

Realizing The Human Rights To Water And Sanitation: Introduction

The UN Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation, Catarina de Albuquerque, presented recently a new publication: Realizing the human rights to water and sanitation: A handbook. UN-Habitat has supported the work of the UN Special Rapporteur and welcomes this publication. More info →
Cuando el agua fluye hacia las mujeres

Cuando el agua fluye hacia las mujeres

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Enseñanzas y aprendizajes de la transversalización de género en el sector hídrico. More info →
Leakage Control Manual Volume 5

Leakage Control Manual Volume 5

Small water utilities face unique challenges in delivering water and sanitation services to their customers. With a limited revenue base and few opportunities to benefit from economies of scale, they often suffer from severe skill shortages and a long legacy of underinvestment in infrastructure and capacity enhancement. More info →
Water and Sanitation in Latin America and the Caribbean

Water and Sanitation in Latin America and the Caribbean

This publication presents the activities of the WatSan LAC Programme in the Region. More info →
Realizing The Human Rights To Water And Sanitation: Frameworks

Realizing The Human Rights To Water And Sanitation: Frameworks

The UN Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation, Catarina de Albuquerque, presented recently a new publication: Realizing the human rights to water and sanitation: A handbook. UN-Habitat has supported the work of the UN Special Rapporteur and welcomes this publication. More info →
Water Operators’ Partnerships in Asia , Case Study 2 Indah Water Konsortium, PDAM Tirtanadi

Water Operators’ Partnerships in Asia , Case Study 2 Indah Water Konsortium, PDAM Tirtanadi

Water Operators' Partnerships (WOPs) are peer support relationships between two or more water or sanitation operators, carried out on a not-for-profit basis in the objective of capacity development. More info →
Water Audit Manual Volume 4

Water Audit Manual Volume 4

Small water utilities face unique challenges in delivering water and sanitation services to their customers. With a limited revenue base and few opportunities to benefit from economies of scale, they often suffer from severe skill shortages and a long legacy of underinvestment in infrastructure and capacity enhancement More info →
Annual Report 2009: Water and Sanitation Trust Fund

Annual Report 2009: Water and Sanitation Trust Fund

In response to an increasing emphasis of UN-HABITAT on documenting results rather than activities, an impact study on the activities supported by the Trust Fund was commissioned in the reporting year. More info →
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