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Climate change, water resources and WASH systems

A working paper from IRC and Water For People that seeks to:

  • Provide an accessible resource for Water For People and IRC teams and partners on the links between climate change, WRM, and WASH systems
  • Guide our advocacy on climate issues, identifying key messages based upon our experiences in the contexts where we work
  • Influence our programming and actions, including through annual and strategic plans

The paper's key messages are:

  • WASH system strengthening is climate action.
  • WASH must be a core component of climate financing and adaptation strategies.
  • We cannot face the challenge of climate change alone.
  • Water For People and IRC will walk the talk
TitleClimate change, water resources and WASH systems
Publication TypeWorking Paper
Year of Publication2021
AuthorsButterworth, J., Latham, K., Naafs, A.
Secondary TitleIRC and Water For People working position paper
PaginationWorking position paper (31 p.: 3 tab.) + 12 Country cases (56 p.)
Date Published07/2021
Publisher IRC and Water For People
Place PublishedThe Hague, the Netherlands and Denver, CO, USA
Publication LanguageEnglish
Abstract

A working paper from IRC and Water For People that seeks to:

  • Provide an accessible resource for Water For People and IRC teams and partners on the links between climate change, WRM, and WASH systems
  • Guide our advocacy on climate issues, identifying key messages based upon our experiences in the contexts where we work
  • Influence our programming and actions, including through annual and strategic plans

The paper's key messages are:

  • WASH system strengthening is climate action.
  • WASH must be a core component of climate financing and adaptation strategies.
  • We cannot face the challenge of climate change alone.
  • Water For People and IRC will walk the talk
Notes

The paper is also available in Spanish - please go to https://thewashroom.waterforpeople.org/resources/3639/  

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Citation Key87885

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