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Palestine National Authority

The Palestine National Authority joined SWA in 2010. The State of Palestine has a vision of achieving 96% coverage of basic water supply by 2022, while having 96% coverage of safely managed water supply in urban areas by 2022. In terms of sanitation, the state’s goal is to achieve safely managed sanitation service coverage of 80% by 2022 and expects to be open defecation free also by that same year. In addition, the State of Palestine aims for 85% of its population to have access to safe menstrual hygiene management by 2022. The government is represented in SWA by the Palestinian Water Authority.

Commitments by the government

Progress Report April 2020

Institutionalizing the operation and maintenance of debilitated water and sanitation infrastructure
Reviewing progress
Invest in renewable energy solutions to tackle the chronic power shortages
Reviewing progress
Pursue the efforts of the sector reform as per the 2014 Water Law
Reviewing progress
Strengthening quality monitoring and regulation of water supplies
Reviewing progress
Ms. Majeda Alawneh

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