29 May, 2014
The President of Liberia named in early April the membership of the NWRSB. The Ministry of State and The NWSHPC Secretariat has been working together to arrange the first Board Meeting. Letters have been drafted and will be sent out officially this week to invite Key Ministers to the 1st Meeting. More information
The Government of Liberia participated in the 3rd Sanitation and Water for All High level meeting held in Washington D.C at the World Bank Offices on April 10 and the 11th 2014. Liberia First WASH Sector Performance Report The Government Of Liberia released its first WASH Sector Performance report in April allowing stakeholders for the very first time to have a forensic look at the performance of the WASH sector in depth. The report captured issues ranging from policy planning,coordination to Service delivery issues etc. More information
The National Water Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion Committee with support from its secretariat organized the 2nd Joint annual WASH Sector Review to a very successful outcome. With support from several agencies the Secretariat was able to deliver for the second time on two straight years a successful review. A draft final report has been developed with proposed activities to be undertaken within the next financial year been reviewed by the NWSHPC. Please see here the draft Next steps for your inputs to enable the secretariat finalize for immediate action.
In a bid to ensure reporting remains a consistent activity of all stakeholders within the Sector and to instigate actions for non compliance ,the NWSHPC secretariat released its first Barometer on Sector Reporting to measure Stakeholders compliance on two key reporting instruments. More information
The Ministry of Public Works in collaboration with EGIS EAU/TREND and Cape Resources held a validation Workshop on two instruments regarding the Rural WASH program Development Study on May 29-30, 2014. The documents validated included:
1. The Situation Analysis
2. The Program Development Concept Notes.
It is expected that once the views of the participants at the validation are captured a final version of these two documents will be made available for the attention of the NWSHPC . The team will be making a presentation at the next WASH Sector Coordination Meeting this month.
A team from the NWSHPC secretariat is currently carrying out field verification of results from the WASH Quarterly reports and uploading data using smartphones from the field to the WASH Liberia Dashboard.
The visits will be made in Sinoe, Rivercess, Grand Bassa, Rural Montserrado and Cape Mount Counties. The exercise was made possible through funding from the Liberia WASH Consortium.