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Institutional Arrangements
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WASH'em - Improving Handwashing Behaviour Change Programs in Humanitarian Crises

Year of publication:
2020
Aimed at humanitarian organizations WASH managers, Wash'Em is a process that includes tools, resources and software for rapidly designing evidence-based and context-adapted handwashing behaviour change programmes in emergencies.
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Institutional Arrangements
Screenshot of the COVID-19 Hygiene Hub website

COVID-19 Hygiene Hub

Year of publication:
2020
The COVID-19 Hygiene Hub is a free service to help actors in low- and middle-income countries rapidly share, design, and adapt evidence-based hygiene interventions to combat COVID-19.
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Sector Policy/Strategy
Implementing the OECD Principles on Water Governance

Implementing the OECD Principles on Water Governance

Year of publication:
2018
This report takes stock of the OECD Water Governance Principles’ use and evolving practices, and provides an indicator framework building on lessons learned from their implementation in different countries and contexts. It is aimed at interested cities, basins, regions and countries wanting to strengthen their water policies.
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Sector Policy/Strategy
Water Point Data Exchange Standard

Water Point Data Exchange Standard

Year of publication:
2018
This tool provides a global standard for collecting and sharing data on water points.

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Institutional Arrangements
Evolving Water Governance Practices

Evolving Water Governance Practices

Year of publication:
2018
This tool provides 50+ examples that document the implementation of the OECD Principles on Water Governance. The evolving practices provide lessons learnt at various levels (local, basin, national) as well as for policy frameworks, institutions and policy instruments, and could help with future implementation of the principles in interested cities, basins, regions and countries. It is aimed at policy makers, practitioners and other stakeholders wanting to learn from each other and aims to help them identify pitfalls to avoid when designing and implementing water policies.
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Sector Policy/Strategy
OECD Water Governance Indicator Framework

OECD Water Governance Indicator Framework

Year of publication:
2018
The Water Governance Indicator Framework provides a voluntary multi-stakeholder self-assessment tool to understand the performance of water governance systems at city, basin, regional or national scales. Its primary objective is to stimulate a transparent, neutral, open, inclusive and forward-looking dialogue across governments and other stakeholders on what works, what does not, what should be improved and who can do what. It is also a tool supporting the implementation of the OECD Principles on Water Governance.

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Sector Policy/Strategy
Water Point Data Exchange Global Data Repository

Water Point Data Exchange Global Data Repository

Year of publication:
2018
The Water Point Data Exchange Global Data Repository contains data on over half a million water points around the world and can be used to improve decisions and inform learning.

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Sector Policy/Strategy
The Sustainable Development Goals for Water and Sanitation Services Interpreting the Targets and Indicators

The Sustainable Development Goals for Water and Sanitation Services: Interpreting the Targets and Indicators

Year of publication:
2017
The aim of this document is to clarify the key concepts introduced through the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for developing water and sanitation services. It further provides water, sanitation and international development sector stakeholders with options for actively playing a part in achieving these SDGs.

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Sector Policy/Strategy
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Risk Assessments for WASH

Year of publication:
2017
This tool and its proposed methodology set out an approach for conducting risk assessments for the WASH sector covering a wide range of hazard groups affecting the sector, as well as climate related risks in more detail. The tool is a resource for the WASH sector as a whole. While it focuses primarily on rural WASH services encompassing small-scale and community systems, the approach can be applied to both rural and urban settings.
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Capacity Development
KoroSan: On-site Household Sanitation Guidelines for Fiji

KoroSan: On-site Household Sanitation Guidelines for Fiji

Year of publication:
2017
Technical guidelines for sustainable on-site sanitation in villages, settlements, small towns and periurban areas. Developed and tested in Fijian villages, but applicable to other non-atoll tropical islands.

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Capacity Development
Enabling Environment for WASH e-Learning Course

Enabling Environment for WASH e-Learning Course

Year of publication:
2016
This online course is intended to build the capacity of WASH professionals so they can support national governments in improving WASH service delivery. It presents existing approaches, processes, tools, resources, new thinking, and innovative mechanisms for strengthening the EE for WASH service delivery. The course course is open for self-enrollment and can be taken at the learner’s own pace.

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Capacity Development
Violence, Gender & WASH: A Practitioner’s Toolkit

Violence, Gender & WASH: A Practitioner's Toolkit

Year of publication:
2014
By recognising both the risks of violence associated with WASH and the potential benefits of WASH, this toolkit aims to shine a light on this problem and encourage practitioners to recognise their capacity to make WASH safer and more effective.

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Capacity Development
Water Integrity Management (IM) Toolbox

Water Integrity Management (IM) Toolbox

Year of publication:
2014
The IM toolbox is a systematic, bottom-up approach to identify and address the integrity risks in the day-to-day operations and management of a water sector organization. Water sector organizations can use the approach to optimize their business models and reduce the risks that are affecting their performance on the long term.

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Capacity Development
Governance and Transparency Fund Capacity Needs Assessment Tool

Governance and Transparency Fund (GTF) Capacity Needs Assessment Tool

Year of publication:
2012
This systematic Capacity Needs Analysis (CNA) tool can be used by civil society organizations and government partners to identify and support capacity needs to participate more effectively in evidence-based dialogue with decision-makers in the water and sanitation sector.

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Sector Financing
Financing for Water and Sanitation a Primer for Practitioners and Students in Developing Countries

Financing for Water and Sanitation: a Primer for Practitioners and Students in Developing Countries

Year of publication:
2011
This Primer offers a non-technical introduction to financing for water and sanitation in developing countries.

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Sector Policy/Strategy
WASH Bottleneck Analysis Tool

WASH Bottleneck Analysis Tool (WASH BAT)

Year of publication:
2011
WASH BAT has been designed as a sector tool for use by governments and development partners for WASH sector strengthening. It enables a systematic identification of factors (or “bottlenecks”) that prevent achievement of sustainable service delivery within national or subnational WASH targets and helps stakeholders to define activities aimed at removing the root causes of these bottlenecks.

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Sector Policy/Strategy
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Understanding the WASH Sector

Year of publication:
2010
Intended for implementation partners and/or civil society organizations, this framework outlines how to carry out an analysis of the capability, accountability and responsiveness (CAR) of the WASH sector at the national level.
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Capacity Development
Citizen Report Card Learning Toolkit

Citizen Report Card Learning Toolkit

Year of publication:
2006
This self-learning online course is provides basic knowledge and skills to implement Citizen Report Cards (CRCs). A CRC is a simple but powerful tool to provide public agencies with systematic feedback from users of public services. The target audience includes officers of local governments, civil society organizations, development agencies, and consortiums.

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