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Crosscutting Areas
Covershot of UKWIR's PDF on alleviating water poverty.

Defining Water Poverty and Evaluating Existing Information and Approaches to Reduce Water Poverty

Year of publication:
2020
This study provides practical insights and recommendations to water companies as well as for consumer bodies, regulators, policymakers, and the water industry more widely, aiming to enable the industry to take positive steps to address the challenge of water poverty. Chapter 6 in particular, "Approach Toolkit for Alleviating Poverity" while focusing on the UK water sector, could be useful in any part of the world.
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Institutional Arrangements
Screenshot of WASH'em Website main page

WASH'em - Improving Handwashing Behaviour Change Programs in Humanitarian Crises

Year of publication:
2020
Aimed at humanitarian organizations WASH managers, Wash'Em is a process that includes tools, resources and software for rapidly designing evidence-based and context-adapted handwashing behaviour change programmes in emergencies.
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Institutional Arrangements
Screenshot of the COVID-19 Hygiene Hub website

COVID-19 Hygiene Hub

Year of publication:
2020
The COVID-19 Hygiene Hub is a free service to help actors in low- and middle-income countries rapidly share, design, and adapt evidence-based hygiene interventions to combat COVID-19.
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Sector Financing
SDG Costing Tool

WASH SDG Costing Tool

Year of publication:
2020
The WASH SDG Costing Tool can be used by countries that would like to calculate the investments needed to fulfill the SDG targets as well as the financing gap.
The Tool comprises a spreadsheet, accompanied by easy-to-use guidelines available for download in PDF.
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Crosscutting Areas
Screenshot of MH Day infographics collection website

Menstrual Hygiene Day Infographics

Year of publication:
2020
This collection of campaign infographics serve as a way to raise awareness on menstrual hygiene management (MHM). For the 28 May Menstrual Hygiene Day 2020, an infographic on the implications of COVID-19 on MHH has been created, including what action is needed during and after the pandemic. The campaign materials are available for all to download and use.
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Planning Monitoring and Review
Screenshot of DiscoverWater.co.uk's website

DiscoverWater.uk.org

Year of publication:
2020
DiscoverWater.co.uk is a 'dashboard' bringing together key information about water companies in England and Wales in one place for customers. The dashboard presents the data in a highly visual, clear and simple format, serving as an example for water companies in other countries.
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Sector Policy/Strategy
Water Point Data Exchange Standard

Water Point Data Exchange Standard

Year of publication:
2018
This tool provides a global standard for collecting and sharing data on water points.

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Sector Policy/Strategy
Implementing the OECD Principles on Water Governance

Implementing the OECD Principles on Water Governance

Year of publication:
2018
This report takes stock of the OECD Water Governance Principles’ use and evolving practices, and provides an indicator framework building on lessons learned from their implementation in different countries and contexts. It is aimed at interested cities, basins, regions and countries wanting to strengthen their water policies.
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Sector Policy/Strategy
OECD Water Governance Indicator Framework

OECD Water Governance Indicator Framework

Year of publication:
2018
The Water Governance Indicator Framework provides a voluntary multi-stakeholder self-assessment tool to understand the performance of water governance systems at city, basin, regional or national scales. Its primary objective is to stimulate a transparent, neutral, open, inclusive and forward-looking dialogue across governments and other stakeholders on what works, what does not, what should be improved and who can do what. It is also a tool supporting the implementation of the OECD Principles on Water Governance.

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Sector Financing
Waterfunds Toolbox

Waterfunds Toolbox

Year of publication:
2018
Water Funds are organizations that design and enhance financial and governance mechanisms which unite public, private and civil society stakeholders around a common goal to contribute to water security through nature-based solutions and sustainable watershed management. The Waterfunds Toolbox provides access to state-of-the-art knowledge on how to scope, design, and operate water funds. It was developed by Water Funds experts to help leaders succeed in developing Water Funds.

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Crosscutting Areas
Understanding and addressing equality, non-discrimination and inclusion in water, sanitation and hygiene work

Understanding and addressing equality, non-discrimination and inclusion in water, sanitation and hygiene work

Year of publication:
2018
This toolkit gives practical guidance and support on reducing inequalities in WASH programme and advocacy work. It is primarily geared toward WaterAid staff and partners, but many of the principles and activities are equally relevant to other those working in other sectors of development.

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Institutional Arrangements
Evolving Water Governance Practices

Evolving Water Governance Practices

Year of publication:
2018
This tool provides 50+ examples that document the implementation of the OECD Principles on Water Governance. The evolving practices provide lessons learnt at various levels (local, basin, national) as well as for policy frameworks, institutions and policy instruments, and could help with future implementation of the principles in interested cities, basins, regions and countries. It is aimed at policy makers, practitioners and other stakeholders wanting to learn from each other and aims to help them identify pitfalls to avoid when designing and implementing water policies.
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Sector Policy/Strategy
Water Point Data Exchange Global Data Repository

Water Point Data Exchange Global Data Repository

Year of publication:
2018
The Water Point Data Exchange Global Data Repository contains data on over half a million water points around the world and can be used to improve decisions and inform learning.

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Planning Monitoring and Review
JMP Global Database

JMP Global Database

Year of publication:
2017
The purpose of the WHO/UNICEF JMP Data portal is to make available reliable estimates of national, regional and global progress on WASH to inform decision making by government, donor and civil society organisations. It allows users to explore the latest country, regional and global statistics (including new data for sub-national regions and wealth quintiles), create and share customised charts, and to download the data for further analysis.

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Sector Policy/Strategy
The Sustainable Development Goals for Water and Sanitation Services Interpreting the Targets and Indicators

The Sustainable Development Goals for Water and Sanitation Services: Interpreting the Targets and Indicators

Year of publication:
2017
The aim of this document is to clarify the key concepts introduced through the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for developing water and sanitation services. It further provides water, sanitation and international development sector stakeholders with options for actively playing a part in achieving these SDGs.

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Institutional Arrangements
A District Level Roadmap for Universal Access to Sustainable WASH Services

A District Level Roadmap for Universal Access to Sustainable WASH Services

Year of publication:
2017
This roadmap presents a framework of elements for WASH systems-building at district level, aiming to contribute to achieving universal access to sustained services. It is primarily aimed at professional staff of organizations supporting local government, who are well versed in sector context and processes, and governments involved in the district-wide approach, and other organisations engaged in facilitating WASH systems change and interested in applying these principles.
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Sector Financing
Covershot of the UNICEF Public Expenditures Tools Guidance PDF

Choosing Public Expenditure Analytical Tools for Use in the WASH Sector

Year of publication:
2017
This Guideline provides an introduction to the most relevant expenditure analysis tools for the WASH sector – Public Expenditure Reviews, Public Expenditure Tracking Surveys, TrackFin WASH Accounts and Budget briefs.
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Sector Financing
IRC WASH Costing and Budgeting Tools

IRC WASH Costing and Budgeting Tools

Year of publication:
2017
The tools have been developed by IRC, Water for People and Aguaconsult. They build on Water for People’s “Everyone Forever” programme and IRC’s work on life-cycle costing and financing of sustainable water and sanitation services.
This set of 4 WASH costing and budgeting tools aims to help analyse costs and create a financial overview at the district level.

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Capacity Development
KoroSan: On-site Household Sanitation Guidelines for Fiji

KoroSan: On-site Household Sanitation Guidelines for Fiji

Year of publication:
2017
Technical guidelines for sustainable on-site sanitation in villages, settlements, small towns and periurban areas. Developed and tested in Fijian villages, but applicable to other non-atoll tropical islands.

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Institutional Arrangements
The Human Rights to Water and Sanitation: An annotated selection of international and regional law and mechanisms

The Human Rights to Water and Sanitation: An annotated selection of international and regional law and mechanisms

Year of publication:
2017
The handbook compiles and annotates extracts from international law and mechanisms, thereby demonstrating how the various frameworks contribute to the realisation of those rights. It targets civil society, parliamentarians, government officials and other actors to help a better understanding of the broader context of the rights to water and sanitation with the aim of strengthening their work in these areas at national level.

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