But what is the real water crisis: A decline in water quantity and quality or services breaking down?
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Based on a review of the costs of 179 water and sanitation projects carried out by FHIS (Honduran...
Water For People, IRC and Aguaconsult have developed a set of tools to support the financial...
One out of three rural water supply systems in developing countries doesn’t function at all or...
30 and 31 March 2015 IRC will host the Multiple Use water Services Group meeting in The Hague, the...
Delivering good water, sanitation and hygiene services not just to a few people for a while but to everyone forever requires a fundamental shift in the way we all think and work together.
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We support national governments to lead development processes and direct funding to where it is most effective and needed.
We look at the organisations delivering water services to end users and the ones that support them.
When we stop asking how much it costs to dig a well and start asking how much it costs to provide access to drinking water forever, everything changes.
Sometimes the simplest improvement to an everyday product used for water, sanitation or hygiene can have a huge impact.
No matter how good the infrastructure is, if it isn't hygienically used and operated, people's lives and health will not be improved.
Around the world, fewer than one in three people have access to adequate sanitation. We want to change that.
Water security is about ensuring that people have sustainable access to unpolluted water to meet their needs.
It's not just what you know, it's what you do with that knowledge that matters. Doing monitoring better and making it count is our focus.
The 2014 update on Progress on Sanitation and Drinking-Water (WHO and UNICEF, 2014) mentions that between 1990 and 2012, open defecation decreased...
Globally we see a new movement focusing on "breaking the silence" around menstrual hygiene management (MHM). The Sustainable Development Goals will...