Water, sanitation and hygiene in health care facilities in Asia and the Pacific 1 Jan 2015 | Unicef, World Health Organization, WaterAid

This note sets out the crucial role of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in the provision of quality healthcare. Its aim is to inform health and WASH-responsible Ministries and agencies, as well as regional decision-making forums in Asia and the Pacific.

Oasis Spring/Summer 2015 20 Feb 2015

In this edition of Oasis we take a look at our new project which aims to provide safe water 365 days a year to communities in Burkina Faso, have an update from West Africa on the Ebola crisis, and discuss why 2015 is a crucial year in our mission to help everyone, everywhere get taps and toilets by 2030.

Sanitation and Water for All: how this global partnership has become a dynamic catalyst for change 1 Sep 2012 | WaterAid and Tearfund

Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) – a global partnership of developing countries, donors, multilateral agencies, civil society and other development actors – offers a means to improve aid effectiveness through concerted efforts, acting as a catalyst to overcome barriers to development and national planning in the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector. Availible in English, French and Portuguese.

Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) Learning from experiences and success factors in Ghana and Liberia 1 Aug 2013 | Abdul-Nashiru Mohammed

This guidance paper on learning from experiences and success factors was developed based on donor missions to Ghana and Liberia in support of effective implementation of the National Planning for Results Initiative (NPRI) under the Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) partnership. These countries represent early countries to have developed National WASH Compacts between 2010 and 2011 from deep and broad national consultations.

WaterAid partner feedback: Keystone performance survey 2014 20 Jun 2014 | Keystone

In 2014 WaterAid commissioned Keystone Accountability to conduct a survey of our country programme partners. The responses from our partners have highlighted weaknesses as well as strengths in our approach, and we welcome the feedback to help improve our partnerships in future. Report available to download in English and French.

Universal access by 2030: will there be enough water? 14 Dec 2014 | Louise Whiting

The over-exploitation of water resources could have a huge effect on WaterAid’s mission to achieve universal access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) by 2030. We can lead the WASH sector in increasing engagement with management of water resources, and ensure protection of the water the world’s poorest people need for drinking, cooking, bathing, sanitation and hygiene. But to do this, we must recognise that competition for water is a growing issue, build on existing efforts to increase water security and conduct vigorous, evidence-based advocacy.

WaterAid response to UN Secretary General’s synthesis report on the post-2015 agenda 18 Dec 2014

WaterAid responds to the UN Secretary-General’s synthesis report The road to dignity by 2030: ending poverty, transforming all lives and protecting the planet, which builds on a solid foundation laid by the Open Working Group report. We offer our recommendations for the forthcoming Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and highlight that 2015 can be a transformative year for water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH).

Compendium of accessible WASH technologies 3 Dec 2014 | Hazel Jones and Jane Wilbur

This Compendium of accessible WASH technologies is designed for use by staff working directly with communities, such as health workers and community volunteers working with disabled and older people and their families in rural areas of sub-Saharan Africa.

Access for the poor and excluded 1 Sep 2009 | Nat Mason

This discussion paper helps to explain and structure tariffs and subsidies for the urban poor. Available to view in English and French.

Our water, our waste, our town 1 Sep 2009 | WaterAid

Our water, our waste, our town is a training tollkit that offers support to civil society in engaging in urban water and sanitation reforms. This engagement can span from acting as advocates of alternative views to providing services within a reforming system