Chad

SWA Partner since July 2010

 

SWA Focal Points

  • Government

  • Mahamat lamine Younous Kosso, Secretary general, Ministry of Environment and Water Resources

  • Issa Moustapha, Director, Water and Sanitation Department, Ministry of Rural and Urban Hydraulics

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  • Development Partner

  • Moustapha Harouna, Chief of WASH, UNICEF Tchad

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  • Civil Society Partner

  • Nadjiam Djirabaye, WASH Program Coordinator, Association pour la Défense des Droits des Consommateurs (ADC)

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Key statistics

Access to improved drinking water in 2011 was estimated at

50.2%*

Access to improved sanitation in 2011 was estimated at

11.7%*

Out of the 88.3% which use unimproved sanitation, percent that practice open defecation:

65.4%*

For every dollar invested in sanitation,
the average economic return is $1.40**

For every dollar invested in water supply,
the average economic return is $3.50**

*WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP) for Water Supply and Sanitation, 2014. **Global costs and benefits of drinking-water supply and sanitation interventions to reach the MDG target and universal coverage”. World Health Organization, 2012.

 

Chad WASH-Related Documents

 

SWA High Level Meeting Commitments

WASH sector data and analysis

Government policies, strategies and guidelines

Regional documents