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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.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Tilak Raj & Others Vs Govt. of NCT of Delhi dated 27/08/2021.

Grievance in the application was against the unscientific dumping of sewage by tractors/vehicles of the septic tank cleaners at Sangam Vihar, Deoli, Delhi. According to the applicant, these activities are causing serious damage to the environment which remains unchecked by the regulatory authorities.

The world has made great strides in improving sanitation conditions in recent decades.

Growing socio-economic inequalities in India are disproportionately affecting health outcomes of marginalised groups due to the absence of Universal Health Coverage (UHC), reveals Oxfam India’s Inequality Report 2021: India’s Unequal Healthcare Story.

Order of the High Court of Orissa at Cuttack in the matter of In Re Death of Sanitation Workers Vs Chief Secretary & Others dated 06/07/2021.