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Multi-Hazard Groundwater Risks to the Drinking Water Supply in Bangladesh : Challenges to Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (English)

Groundwater currently provides 98 percent of all the drinking water supply in Bangladesh. Groundwater is found throughout Bangladesh but its quality (that is, arsenic and salinity contamination) and quantity (that is, water storage depletion) vary across hydrological environments, posing unique challenges to certain geographical areas and population groups. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8922 JUN 27, 2019

Shamsudduha,Mohammad; Joseph,George; Haque,Sabrina Sharmin; Khan,Mahfuzur R.; Zahid,Anwar; Ahmed,Kazi Matin Uddin Disclosed

Bangladesh - Investigating Nutrition-sensitive Wash : Nurturing the ‘Early Years’ of Life With Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene : Evidence and Policy Levers for Bangladesh (English)

Bangladesh made a number of laudable development achievements in the early millennium but can and should do more to improve human capital and the wellbeing of its population. ... See More +

Report 136375 APR 01, 2019

Haque,Sabrina Sharmin; Joseph,George Disclosed

Water and Nutrition - A Framework for Action (English)

This framework for action was developed to support the inclusion of nutritional considerations in the design of water operations and to help formulate nutrition-enhancing water policy. ... See More +

Working Paper 137620 JAN 01, 2019

Bahuguna,Aroha; Haque,Sabrina Sharmin; Chen,Yue; Chase,Claire; Schulte,Mik Disclosed

Water and sanitation in Dhaka slums : access, quality, and informality in service provision (English)

Urban slum residents often have worse health outcomes compared with other urbanites and even their rural counterparts. This suggests that slum residents do not always benefit from the "urban advantage" of enjoying better access to health-promoting services. ... See More +

WPS8552 AUG 15, 2018

Arias Granada,Yurani; Haque,Sabrina Sharmin; Joseph,George; Yanez Pagans,Monica Disclosed

Reaching for the SDGs : the untapped potential of Tanzania’s water supply, sanitation, and hygiene sector (English)

Working Paper 124255 MAR 01, 2018

Joseph,George; Haque,Sabrina Sharmin; Ayling,Sophie Charlotte Emi Disclosed

Promising progress : a diagnostic of water supply, sanitation, hygiene, and poverty in Bangladesh : Main report (English)

This summary report presents the findings of the Bangladesh WASH Poverty Diagnostic (BWPD) study led by the World Bank's Water and Poverty Global Practices. ... See More +

Other Poverty Study 124159 MAR 01, 2018

Joseph,George; Haque,Sabrina Sharmin; Yoshida,Nobuo; Yanez Pagans,Monica; Sohag,Md Kutub Uddin Bakhtiar; Moqueet,Nazia Sultana; Smith,Dustin Andrew; Lahiri,Santanu; Ellery,Mark; Sen,Somnath; Ayling,Sophie Charlotte Emi Disclosed

Urban water and sanitation in Tanzania : remaining challenges to providing safe, reliable, and affordable services for all (English)

This brief draws from the Tanzania WASH Poverty Diagnostic (TWPD) report (World Bank, forthcoming), an initiative of the World Bank Water Global Practice (GP), which brings together analytics from across sectors to identify practical, operationally relevant findings on the linkages between water supply, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) and poverty. ... See More +

Brief 123627 FEB 01, 2018

Joseph,George; Haque,Sabrina Sharmin; Ayling,Sophie Charlotte Emi Disclosed

WASH for human development : can scaling up Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) interventions help children grow in Tanzania? (English)

This brief highlights recent analyses from the Tanzania WASH Poverty Diagnostic (TWPD) on trends in undernutrition over the years and among income groups. ... See More +

Brief 120327 SEP 01, 2017

Joseph,George; Haque,Sabrina Sharmin; Ayling,Sophie Charlotte Emi; Vinha, Katia; Gething,Peter William; Newman,John Lincoln; Larenas Gonzalez,Maria Isabel Disclosed

Does arsenic-contaminated drinking water limit early childhood development in Bangladesh ? (English)

Arsenic contamination in shallow groundwater aquifers remains a major barrier to providing access to safe drinking water in Bangladesh. Chronic exposure to arsenic has been shown to cause serious health impacts, including various cancers, skin lesions, neurological damage, heart disease, and hypertension. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8172 AUG 24, 2017

Haque,Sabrina Sharmin; Joseph,George; Moqueet,Nazia Sultana Disclosed

Reaching for the SDGs : the untapped potential of Tanzania’s water supply, sanitation, and hygiene sector - executive summary (English)

Working Paper 120166 JAN 01, 2017

Haque,Sabrina Sharmin; Ayling,Sophie Charlotte Emi; Joseph,George Disclosed

Place and child health : the interaction of population density and sanitation in developing countries (English)

A long literature in demography debates the importance of place for health. This paper assesses whether the importance of dense settlement for child mortality and child height is moderated by exposure to local sanitation behavior. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7124 NOV 01, 2014

Hathi, Payal; Haque, Sabrina; Pant, Lovey; Coffey, Diane; Spears, Dean Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Multi-Hazard Groundwater Risks to the Drinking Water Supply in Bangladesh : Challenges to Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (English)
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JUN 27, 2019 WPS8922 Policy Research Working Paper
Bangladesh - Investigating Nutrition-sensitive Wash : Nurturing the ‘Early Years’ of Life With Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene : Evidence and Policy Levers for Bangladesh (English)
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APR 01, 2019 136375 Report
Water and Nutrition - A Framework for Action (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 137620 Working Paper
Water and sanitation in Dhaka slums : access, quality, and informality in service provision (English)
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AUG 15, 2018 WPS8552
Reaching for the SDGs : the untapped potential of Tanzania’s water supply, sanitation, and hygiene sector (English)
See More +
MAR 01, 2018 124255 Working Paper
Promising progress : a diagnostic of water supply, sanitation, hygiene, and poverty in Bangladesh : Main report (English)
See More +
MAR 01, 2018 124159 Other Poverty Study
Urban water and sanitation in Tanzania : remaining challenges to providing safe, reliable, and affordable services for all (English)
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FEB 01, 2018 123627 Brief
WASH for human development : can scaling up Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) interventions help children grow in Tanzania? (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 120327 Brief
Does arsenic-contaminated drinking water limit early childhood development in Bangladesh ? (English)
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AUG 24, 2017 WPS8172 Policy Research Working Paper
Reaching for the SDGs : the untapped potential of Tanzania’s water supply, sanitation, and hygiene sector - executive summary (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 120166 Working Paper
Place and child health : the interaction of population density and sanitation in developing countries (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7124 Policy Research Working Paper