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Planning Monitoring and Review
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Sanitation Monitoring Toolkit

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This UNICEF toolkit provides sanitation and hygiene sector professionals with the current approaches to sanitation monitoring, including guidance on how to use various monitoring instruments and the latest tools and resources. The focus is on rural sanitation.

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Planning Monitoring and Review
Organization responsible for the tool
UNICEF - United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund
Detailed description of Tool

Produced by UNICEF in 2014, this toolkit brings together current thinking and practice in monitoring sanitation organized into seven thematic areas:

  1. Monitoring the enabling environment
  2. Monitoring national sanitation access
  3. Monitoring Community Approaches to Total Sanitation (CATS)
  4. Monitoring equity
  5. Monitoring sustainability and sector performance
  6. Monitoring sanitation marketing
  7. Monitoring Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) in schools


Each of the areas refers to current reports, protocols and tools that measure and analyse progress, outcomes and results of rural sanitation programmes, interventions and services. All toolkit content is easily viewable on the website, and is available for download in PDF format.

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