Climate adaptive programming and technology briefs

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This page contains 4 briefs on locally lead climate adaptive programming and technology to ensure the access of clean, safe and affordable water in disaster prone or coastal ares. 

Water Entrepreneurship for Women's Empowerment 

WE-WE approach is an innovative approach that puts women at the center of power in climate vulnerable areas. This approach is a sustainable way to combat the emerging water crisis in areas facing profound water scarcity because of climate change. 

Solar-Powered Pond Sand Filter 

Pond Sand Filter (PSF) is one of the most frequently used local means to access drinking water for people in the coastal belt of Bangladesh. WaterAid with its technical know-how synced solar power with PSFs along with improvement in design, operation and management model to make this locally led technology climate adaptive, resilient, and scaleable to support larger communities.

Rainwater harvesting is a sustainable, alternative source of potable water that can be captured, treated, and stored to serve climate impacted vulnarable communities in the coastal belt of Bangladesh facing drinking water crisis.

Arsenic and Iron Removal Plants 

Arsenic and Iron Removal Plants commonly known as AIRPs is a viable option for ensuring access to water. The technology is simple and can be constructed and operated by locals.