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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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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 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
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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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
Covershot of the Risk Assessments and WASH Tool

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 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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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
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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Crosscutting Areas
Screenshot of WASH Alliance International's Leave No One Behind website

Leave No One Behind

Year of publication:
2016
In order to ensure “Leaving no one behind”, the WASH Alliance International (WAI) has developed two tools to help improve inclusiveness in its programme and partner organisations: 
1) “Leaving No One Behind Through adopting an Inclusion Lens” (guidance document)  
2) “Organisation Inclusion Assessment Tool” (spreadsheet)
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