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Access to safe water and adequate sanitation is a basic human right. While progress has been made towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goal on water and sanitation (SDG 6), the trends and current status of access to water and sanitation provide cause for concern.

This eighteenth edition of the Tanzania Economic Update includes a special focus section on improving the quality of water supply, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) services that could have a transformative impact on Tanzania’s social and economic development.

Action taken report in Original Application No. 627/2022 in the matter of Parkash Yadav Vs State of Haryana in the National Green Tribunal, Principal Bench, New Delhi.

At present, no specific area for collection of septage tanks has been earmarked to the vendors and they can collect septic waste from any place throughout Delhi.

Findings from the World Health Organization and UN-Water’s Global Analysis and Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking-Water (GLAAS) report shows that acceleration is needed in many countries to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6 – water and sanitation for all by 2030.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sanjeev Kumar Vs Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board & Others dated 06/12/2022.

The NGT, December 6, 2022 directed a committee to be constituted to look into the matter of lack of green belt and sewage treatment plant in Sidhharth Vihar Yojna, a scheme of Awas Vikas Parishad, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. The committee has to submit a report within one month, the court said.

Drawing from primary data from a household survey of 1800 urban poor households that included landlord and tenants across Bhubaneswar, Coimbatore, and Cochin across slum or non-slum low income neighborhoods; the findings reveal poorer housing condition in slums than those living in non-slum areas.

Status report filed by the government of Kerala in Original Application No. 606/2018 before the National Green Tribunal on waste management and sanitation.

The report informed the NGT about the status of solid waste management; non-biodegradable waste management; biodegradable waste management; legacy waste management; liquid waste management and industrial wastewater management.

The Compendium of liquid waste management technologies is primarily a capacity building tool and reference book.

The Swachhta Action Plan has been mainstreamed under the Environmental Information, Awareness, Capacity building and livelihood Programme of the Scheme “Environment Education, Awareness, Research and Skill Development”.