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This research focuses on the delivery of water and sanitation by municipalities in South Africa. The overall purpose of the assignment is to provide informed recommendations to improve municipal water and sanitation services through systems strengthening interventions and approaches.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vikram Ahuja Vs State of Punjab & Others dated 29/10/2021. The issue for consideration is the remedial action for violation of environmental norms by discharge of untreated sewage and effluents into the drains and other water bodies in Fazillka District in Punjab. In the course of consideration of the issue, scope of the matter has extended to other adjoining Districts facing such problem.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Noorul Sehar Lari Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 29/10/2021. Grievance in the application is against discharge of untreated sewage at Lar, district Deoria, Uttar Pradesh in open on land having Khasra No. 1712 with an area of 0.1980 hectares.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Veterans Forum for Transparency in Public Life Vs Chapra Nagar Parishad & Others dated 18/10/2021.

The matter relates to steps for scientific management of solid and liquid waste at Chapra, District Saran, Bihar.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of K.P. Singh & Others Vs Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board & Others dated 18/10/2021.

Grievance in the application is against non-compliance of order of the Tribunal, August 3, 2018 on the subject of preventing discharge of untreated sewer water from Prahlad Garhi village into storm water drain of Ghaziabad Nagar Nigam and also preventing dumping of municipal solid waste and other waste into said storm water drain in Sector 16, 17, 18 and 19 at Vasundra, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.

This paper identifies and analyses a diverse sample of 52 intermediaries active in deploying one or more key functions across the investment value chain for 3 specific sub-sectors: utilities, small scale water and sanitation service providers and nature-based solutions.

WHO, UNDP, UNEP and UNICEF have partnered to create a new compendium of 500 actions aimed at reducing death and diseases driven by environmental risk factors, the first such resource to unite this expertise from across the UN system.

The present report is based on the results of the State Sample of 76th National Sample Survey on ‘Drinking Water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Housing Condition’. This survey was carried out by this Directorate during July 2018 - December 2018. The survey on housing condition was aimed to portray several aspects of housing condition.

In Asia, where rapid urbanization is occurring, inadequate water and sanitation services are a problem due to insufficient investment. Asia’s urbanization rate has risen from 32.8% in 1991 to 51.1% in 2020, and more than half of the world’s urban population already lives in Asia.

Water and sanitation are human rights, and countries have committed to a global goal of providing access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) to everyone, everywhere by 2030. This requires countries to invest in WASH to progressively realise those rights, for everyone equally.