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TitleUN-Water global annual assessment of sanitation and drinking-water (GLAAS) 2010: targeting resources for better results
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsWHO, -Water, UN
Secondary TitleGLAAS report
Paginationviii, 90 p. : boxes, fig., tab.
Date Published01/2010
PublisherWorld Health Organization (WHO)
Place PublishedGeneva, Switzerland
Publication LanguageEnglish
ISSN Number9789241599351
Keywordsdrinking water, economic aspects, evaluation, health, international cooperation, millennium development goals, sanitation, sdipol, statistics, WASHCost, water distribution, water supply

This first UN-Water Global Annual Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking-Water (GLAAS) report covers 42 countries and 27 external support agencies. The report is focusing on the capacity of countries, with the support of donors, to improve sanitation and drinking-water service delivery and levels; recognizing the value of ongoing MDG monitoring initiatives being conducted at various levels within the United Nations (UN) system and by NGOs, multilateral agencies and governments; providing a situational analysis of donor aid activities, with a focus on trends, prioritization, targeting and coordination; developing a summary report of sanitation and drinking-water inputs and outputs, with the participation of country governments, donors, multilateral agencies and other partners; supporting evidence-based policy-making on sanitation and drinking-water at national, regional and global levels It is a technical resource for the political initiative Sanitation and Water for All: A Global Framework for Action, to accelerate progress towards achieving the water and sanitation MDG target. Part 1 of the report presents an analysis of priority-setting, examines targeting of sanitation and drinking-water funds and external aid, and discusses the adequacy of financial flows; Part 2 discusses the sustainability of drinking-water and sanitation services along with current status and trends concerning sanitation and drinking-water policies, institutions, planning and monitoring, budgets and human resources in developing countries; and Part 3 examines opportunities for improving performance through stakeholder coordination, aid alignment and mutual accountability.


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Original PublicationUN-water global annual assessment of sanitation and drinking-water : 2008 pilot report - testing a new reporting approach



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