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Validity of rapid measures of hand washing behavior : an analysis of data from multiple impact evaluations in the global scaling up hand washing project (English)

There is increasing interest in improving hand washing in low- and middle-income countries. The validity of rapid hand washing measures was evaluated by comparing them to hand washing behavior measured during five-hour structured observations. ... See More +

UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program 90744 AUG 01, 2014

Ram, Pavani K.; Sahli, Michelle W.; Arnold, Benjamin; Colford, John M.; Chase, Claire; Briceno, Bertha; Orsola-Vidal, Alexandra; Gertler, Paul

Analysis of hand washing behaviors measured in baseline impact evaluation surveys : findings from Peru, Senegal, and Vietnam (English)

Hand washing with soap has been shown to reduce diarrhea and respiratory disease, the two leading causes of childhood deaths in low- and middle-income settings. ... See More +

UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program 90745 AUG 01, 2014

Ram, Pavani K.; Briceno, Bertha; Chase, Claire; Arnold, Ben; Colford, John M.; Gertler, Paul; Orsola-Vidal, Alexandra

Downstream impacts of water pollution in the upper citarum river, West Java, Indonesia : economic assessment of interventions to improve water quality (English)

The Economics of Sanitation Initiative (ESI) of the World Bank's Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) commenced in East Asia and the Pacific region in 2006 to generate and disseminate economic evidence on sanitation. ... See More +

UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program 85194 OCT 01, 2013

Kerstens, Sjoerd

Review of community-managed decentralized wastewater treatment systems in Indonesia (English)

Effective management of sanitation and wastewater is a growing challenge in dense urban settlements. Rapidly increasing urbanization and, along with that, rising settlement densities in low-income urban and peri-urban areas highlight the need for sanitation technologies and management systems that are robust and affordable, and which lessen the pollution load on local water sources. ... See More +

UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program 85192 JUN 01, 2013

Eales, Kathy; Blackett, Isabel; Siregar, Reini; Febriani, Evi

Defying the passage of time : the experience of managing water and sanitation services in four small cities of Peru : Desafiando al paso del tiempo : la experiencia de gestion de servicios de agua y saneamiento en cuatro pequenas ciudades del Peru (Spanish)

This paper stresses that in the cases studied, it can be concluded that after five years of operation with operators who were hired by their respective municipalities, for management of water and sanitation, there are generally some progress linked to quality of service and business management, to varying degree, depending on the case. ... See More +

UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program 85191 JAN 01, 2013

Gamarra, Cesar Tapia

Scaling up handwashing and rural sanitation : findings from a baseline survey in Tanzania (English)

Since 2007, the Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) has provided technical assistance to local and national governments implementing large rural sanitation and handwashing promotion programs in various countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 73475 SEP 01, 2012

Briceno, Bertha; Yusuf, Ahmad

Living without sanitary sewers in Latin America : the business of collecting fecal sludge in four Latin American cities (English)

The present report spotlights the major challenges and the opportunities that lie ahead in fecal sludge management and summarizes the findings from four case studies that describe the current and potential market for sludge removal, collection, and disposal in peri-urban areas. ... See More +

UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program 68660 MAR 01, 2012

Ortuste, Franz Rojas

Economic assessment of sanitation interventions in Indonesia (English)

Statistics from the UN Joint Monitoring Program show sanitation progress in Indonesia to be off-track coverage has to increase by more than 13 percentage points nationally from 2008 to 2015 to meet the sanitation target of the Millennium Development Goals, which the Government of Indonesia committed to in 2002. ... See More +

UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program 72417 NOV 01, 2011

Economic assessment of sanitation interventions in Philippines (English)

The Philippines is well on its way to achieving the sanitation target, which is part of a combined drinking water and sanitation target within the Millennium Development Goal (MDG). ... See More +

UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program 72418 NOV 01, 2011

Long-term sustainability of improved sanitation in rural Bangladesh (English)

Sanitation needs are significant in Bangladesh, which is the most densely populated country in the world and one of the poorest. Adding to the challenge, about one-third of Bangladesh experiences annual floods and other parts of the country suffer seasonal water shortages. ... See More +

Working Paper 71746 OCT 01, 2011

Hanchett, Suzanne; Krieger, Laurie; Kahn, Mohidul Hoque; Kullmann, Craig; Ahmed, Rokeya

The power of primary schools to change and sustain handwashing with soap among children : the cases of Vietnam and Peru (English)

Vietnam and Peru are two of four countries taking part in the Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) Global Scaling up Handwashing Project. Funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Global Scaling Up Handwashing Project aims to expand handwashing practices among women of reproductive age (15-49 years) and primary school-aged children (5 to 12 in Peru; 6 to 10 in Vietnam) The project focuses on applying innovative promotional approaches to generate widespread and sustained improvement in handwashing with soap practice. ... See More +

UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program 66001 SEP 01, 2011

Dutton, Pennelope; Peschiera, Rocio Florez; Nguyen, Nga Kim

Global Scaling Up Handwashing Project - scaling up handwashing behavior : findings from the impact evaluation baseline survey in Senegal (English)

In December 2006, in response to the preventable threats posed by poor sanitation and hygiene, the Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) launched two large-scale projects, global scaling up handwashing and global scaling up rural sanitation, to improve the health and welfare outcomes for millions of poor people. ... See More +

UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program 63244 JUN 01, 2011

Orsola-Vidal, Alexandra; Yusuf, Ahmad

Disaster risk management in water and sanitation : economic impact of the 2007 earthquake in the water and sanitation sector in four provinces of Peru - what did unpreparedness cost the country? (English)

Between 1996 and 2005, natural catastrophic events had an estimated cost of US$575.2 billion world-wide. In particular, it has been observed that developing countries are relatively more affected by such events, since its gross domestic product (GDP) have showed sharper declines than developed countries' ratios. ... See More +

UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program 63267 MAY 01, 2011

Andrade, Raul

Disaster risk management in water and sanitation : economic impact of the 2007 earthquake in the water and sanitation sector in four provinces of Peru - what did unpreparedness cost the country? : Gestion de riesgo de desastres en agua potable y saneamiento : impacto economic del terremoto de 2007 en el sector de agua potable y saneamiento en cuatro provincias del Peru - cuanto le costo al pais no estar preparado? (Spanish)

Between 1996 and 2005, natural catastrophic events had an estimated cost of US$575.2 billion world-wide. In particular, it has been observed that developing countries are relatively more affected by such events, since its gross domestic product (GDP) have showed sharper declines than developed countries' ratios. ... See More +

UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program 63267 MAY 01, 2011

Andrade, Raul English

Integrating hygiene promotion into World Bank projects : experiences from Colombia and Peru (English)

This report has been created to provide practical tools, tips, and methodologies for project leaders to integrate hygiene components into their projects. ... See More +

Working Paper 72093 MAY 01, 2011

Florez, Rocío

Scaling up rural sanitation : findings from the impact evaluation baseline survey in Madhya Pradesh, India (English)

In India, Water and Sanitation Program's (WSP's) global scaling up rural sanitation program is supporting the Government of India's (GoI) Total Sanitation Campaign (TSC) in two states: Himachal Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. ... See More +

UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program 60188 MAR 01, 2011

Salvatore, Alicia L.; Patil, Sumeet R.

Cost recovery in urban water services : select experiences in Indian cities (English)

The report draws on a Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) study from 2008 which made a comparative analysis of 23 Urban Local Bodies (ULBs)-looking at seven cities in detail and another 16 based on secondary data-to understand the factors affecting cost recovery in India and provide an indication of current performance. ... See More +

Working Paper 64294 MAR 01, 2011

Gupta, Anjali Sen

The political economy of sanitation : how can we increase investment and improve service for the poor? (Vol. 1 of 2) : Executive summary (English)

This study follows current approaches to political economy-interdisciplinary inquiry drawing upon social and political theory and economic principles-to understand how political actors, institutions, and economic processes influence each other. ... See More +

UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program 59933 FEB 01, 2011

The political economy of sanitation : how can we increase investment and improve service for the poor? (Vol. 2 of 2) : Main report (English)

This study follows current approaches to political economy-interdisciplinary inquiry drawing upon social and political theory and economic principles-to understand how political actors, institutions, and economic processes influence each other. ... See More +

UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program 59933 FEB 01, 2011

Constructive dialogue : communication for development in water, sanitation, and infrastructure projects (English)

This report organizes the contents, lessons learned, and conclusions of this workshop and is geared toward project and institution leaders and managers, as well as persons responsible for project execution who are interested in taking advantage of the benefits derived from the inclusion of Communication for Development (CfD) components in their projects so as to increase their effectiveness, impact, and sustainability over time. ... See More +

Working Paper 72091 JAN 01, 2011

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Validity of rapid measures of hand washing behavior : an analysis of data from multiple impact evaluations in the global scaling up hand washing project (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 90744 UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program
Analysis of hand washing behaviors measured in baseline impact evaluation surveys : findings from Peru, Senegal, and Vietnam (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 90745 UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program
Downstream impacts of water pollution in the upper citarum river, West Java, Indonesia : economic assessment of interventions to improve water quality (English)
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OCT 01, 2013 85194 UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program
Review of community-managed decentralized wastewater treatment systems in Indonesia (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 85192 UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program
Defying the passage of time : the experience of managing water and sanitation services in four small cities of Peru : Desafiando al paso del tiempo : la experiencia de gestion de servicios de agua y saneamiento en cuatro pequenas ciudades del Peru (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2013 85191 UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program
Scaling up handwashing and rural sanitation : findings from a baseline survey in Tanzania (English)
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SEP 01, 2012 73475 Working Paper
Living without sanitary sewers in Latin America : the business of collecting fecal sludge in four Latin American cities (English)
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MAR 01, 2012 68660 UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program
Economic assessment of sanitation interventions in Indonesia (English)
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NOV 01, 2011 72417 UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program
Economic assessment of sanitation interventions in Philippines (English)
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NOV 01, 2011 72418 UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program
Long-term sustainability of improved sanitation in rural Bangladesh (English)
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OCT 01, 2011 71746 Working Paper
The power of primary schools to change and sustain handwashing with soap among children : the cases of Vietnam and Peru (English)
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SEP 01, 2011 66001 UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program
Global Scaling Up Handwashing Project - scaling up handwashing behavior : findings from the impact evaluation baseline survey in Senegal (English)
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JUN 01, 2011 63244 UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program
Disaster risk management in water and sanitation : economic impact of the 2007 earthquake in the water and sanitation sector in four provinces of Peru - what did unpreparedness cost the country? (English)
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MAY 01, 2011 63267 UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program
Disaster risk management in water and sanitation : economic impact of the 2007 earthquake in the water and sanitation sector in four provinces of Peru - what did unpreparedness cost the country? : Gestion de riesgo de desastres en agua potable y saneamiento : impacto economic del terremoto de 2007 en el sector de agua potable y saneamiento en cuatro provincias del Peru - cuanto le costo al pais no estar preparado? (Spanish)
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MAY 01, 2011 63267 UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program English
Integrating hygiene promotion into World Bank projects : experiences from Colombia and Peru (English)
See More +
MAY 01, 2011 72093 Working Paper
Scaling up rural sanitation : findings from the impact evaluation baseline survey in Madhya Pradesh, India (English)
See More +
MAR 01, 2011 60188 UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program
Cost recovery in urban water services : select experiences in Indian cities (English)
See More +
MAR 01, 2011 64294 Working Paper
The political economy of sanitation : how can we increase investment and improve service for the poor? (Vol. 1 of 2) : Executive summary (English)
See More +
FEB 01, 2011 59933 UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program
The political economy of sanitation : how can we increase investment and improve service for the poor? (Vol. 2 of 2) : Main report (English)
See More +
FEB 01, 2011 59933 UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program
Constructive dialogue : communication for development in water, sanitation, and infrastructure projects (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2011 72091 Working Paper