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Institutional Arrangements
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Water Integrity: Principles and Concepts

Year of publication:
2020
This free, online course aims to create awareness and strengthen water governance through increased knowledge on how to improve transparency and accountability. It offers a “grain” of the needed knowledge required by water practitioners, public officials, NGO personnel, and anybody else who want to contribute to increase the efficiency and integrity of water management. The course explains the principles and concepts of water integrity and helps depicting concrete applications in the daily life of water experts.
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Sector Policy/Strategy
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Water Evaluation and Planning - WEAP

Year of publication:
2020
WEAP is a software tool for integrated water resources planning that attempts to assist rather than substitute for the skilled planner. It provides a comprehensive, flexible and user-friendly framework for planning and policy analysis.
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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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Planning Monitoring and Review
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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
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Water and Sanitation for Health Facility Improvement Tool (WASH FIT)

Year of publication:
2018
The Water and Sanitation for Health Facility Improvement Tool (WASH FIT) is a facility-led risk-based approach which focuses on implementing incremental improvements over time to improve quality of care. When a climate-lens is applied to WASH FIT, risk assessments can identify triggers and provide warning signs to facility management teams to help them to develop mitigation measures for future climate-related events. The target audience are WASH and Health specialists and managers interested in planning for new, or upgrade existing WASH services in health care facilities.
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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
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Risk Assessments for WASH

Year of publication:
2017
This tool and its proposed methodology set out an approach for conducting risk assessments for the WASH sector covering a wide range of hazard groups affecting the sector, as well as climate related risks in more detail. The tool is a resource for the WASH sector as a whole. While it focuses primarily on rural WASH services encompassing small-scale and community systems, the approach can be applied to both rural and urban settings.
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Sector Financing
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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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Capacity Development
Enabling Environment for WASH e-Learning Course

Enabling Environment for WASH e-Learning Course

Year of publication:
2016
This online course is intended to build the capacity of WASH professionals so they can support national governments in improving WASH service delivery. It presents existing approaches, processes, tools, resources, new thinking, and innovative mechanisms for strengthening the EE for WASH service delivery. The course course is open for self-enrollment and can be taken at the learner’s own pace.

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Planning Monitoring and Review
WASH Accountability Mapping Tools

WASH Accountability Mapping Tools

Year of publication:
2016
Accountability mapping tools are participatory instruments developed to assess the status and quality of accountability lines within the water and sanitation sector. These spreadsheet-based tools produce graphics of
the water sector, represented as a comprehensive system of accountability relations involving policy makers, service providers and communities.

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Planning Monitoring and Review
Water Integrity Management (IM) Toolbox

Water Integrity Management (IM) Toolbox

Year of publication:
2014
The IM toolbox is a systematic, bottom-up approach to identify and address the integrity risks in the day-to-day operations and management of a water sector organization. Water sector organizations can use the approach to optimize their business models and reduce the risks that are affecting their performance on the long term.

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Planning Monitoring and Review
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Sanitation Monitoring Toolkit

Year of publication:
2014
This UNICEF toolkit provides sanitation and hygiene sector professionals with the current approaches to sanitation monitoring, including guidance on how to use various monitoring instruments and the latest tools and resources. The focus is on rural sanitation.

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Sector Policy/Strategy
WASH Bottleneck Analysis Tool

WASH Bottleneck Analysis Tool (WASH BAT)

Year of publication:
2011
WASH BAT has been designed as a sector tool for use by governments and development partners for WASH sector strengthening. It enables a systematic identification of factors (or “bottlenecks”) that prevent achievement of sustainable service delivery within national or subnational WASH targets and helps stakeholders to define activities aimed at removing the root causes of these bottlenecks.

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