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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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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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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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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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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
Global Advocacy for Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene A Resource Guide

Global Advocacy for Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene: A Resource Guide

Year of publication:
2015
This guide aims to serve as a tool for professionals, implementers, and advocates looking to pursue and promote WASH advocacy efforts. It provides a list of annotated resources that cover WASH and global advocacy, along with relevant organizations in the WASH advocacy field.

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Institutional Arrangements
Realising the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation: A Handbook

Realising the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation: A Handbook

Year of publication:
2014
This Handbook gives guidance on the implementation of the human rights to water and sanitation as defined by the international human rights legal framework. The main target audiences include governments at all levels, donors and national regulatory bodies, however, it provides information that will also be useful to civil society, service providers and human rights organisations.

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Capacity Development
Violence, Gender & WASH: A Practitioner’s Toolkit

Violence, Gender & WASH: A Practitioner's Toolkit

Year of publication:
2014
By recognising both the risks of violence associated with WASH and the potential benefits of WASH, this toolkit aims to shine a light on this problem and encourage practitioners to recognise their capacity to make WASH safer and more effective.

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Capacity Development
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
Sanitation Monitoring Toolkit

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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Institutional Arrangements
Integrating Wash Interventions Across Sectors to Improve Health Outcomes

Integrating Wash Interventions Across Sectors to Improve Health Outcomes

Year of publication:
2013
This strategy brief focuses on ‘how to’ strengthen cross-sectoral approaches between health and its social, economic and environmental determinants in order to improve WASH. It was prepared for the Inter Ministerial Conference on “South-South Cooperation in Post ICDP and MDGs” held in Beijing in October, 2013.

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Institutional Arrangements
Guide to Public Participation under the Protocol on Water and Health

Guide to Public Participation under the Protocol on Water and Health

Year of publication:
2013
The aim of the Protocol on Water and Health is to improve access to drinking water and sanitation and to protect human health through better water management and protection of ecosystems. This Guide is designed especially for government officials and agencies who manage the process of public participation.

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Sector Financing
WASHCOST Calculator

WASHCOST Calculator

Year of publication:
2013
The WASHCost calculator app helps to better plan and evaluate sanitation and water services using cost and service level data. More specifically, it aims to ease the use or planning of the life cycle costs approach by governments, multilaterals, training institutions, International NGOs and donors.

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Crosscutting Areas
Inclusive WASH Equity and Inclusion Toolkit

Inclusive WASH: Equity and Inclusion Toolkit

Year of publication:
2013
This Toolkit compiles several tools into a 2-part manual that can be used to help make Aid Organizations’ WASH programmes more inclusive. The tools are a combination of newly developed, existing and revised methods; largely based on experiences in the countries where WaterAid works.

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Sector Financing
Covershot of World Bank PER Guidance Note PDF

GUIDANCE NOTE Public Expenditure Review from the Perspective of the Water and Sanitation Sector

Year of publication:
2012
The objective of this Guidance Note is to provide World Bank staff with a body of knowledge and good practice guidelines to help them evaluate the allocation of public resources to water and sanitation services in a consistent manner and to increase their knowledge of public expenditure issues in the sector.
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Capacity Development
Governance and Transparency Fund Capacity Needs Assessment Tool

Governance and Transparency Fund (GTF) Capacity Needs Assessment Tool

Year of publication:
2012
This systematic Capacity Needs Analysis (CNA) tool can be used by civil society organizations and government partners to identify and support capacity needs to participate more effectively in evidence-based dialogue with decision-makers in the water and sanitation sector.

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Sector Financing
TrackFin: Tracking financing to sanitation, hygiene and drinking-water

TrackFin: Tracking financing to sanitation, hygiene and drinking-water

Year of publication:
2012
TrackFin (Tracking Financing to WASH) is a methodology to identify and track financing to the WASH sector at the national or sub-national level in a consistent and comparable manner. The tool produces WASH accounts which can be used by governments for national benchmarking, cross-country comparisons and to provide an evidence base to better plan, finance, manage and monitor WASH services and systems.

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Sector Financing
IRC-DWA Budget Note PDF Covershot

Briefing Note on budget tracking approaches in the WASH sector: methods, applicability and examples

Year of publication:
2012
In this note, budget tracking approaches and methods, and its applicability within the WASH sector are discussed, to offer insight into how and whether it can be applied within the Dutch Water Alliance's (DWA) programme. These may be relevant to other WASH Alliances or stakeholders.
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Sector Financing
Financing for Water and Sanitation a Primer for Practitioners and Students in Developing Countries

Financing for Water and Sanitation: a Primer for Practitioners and Students in Developing Countries

Year of publication:
2011
This Primer offers a non-technical introduction to financing for water and sanitation in developing countries.

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