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The steady increase in human population, widespread technological modernization, new and unsustainable lifestyle have invited and aggravated the problem of water scarcity. The right to access to drinking water is fundamental to life.

Arab countries in the Middle East and North Africa (hereafter called “the region”) generate around 21.5 billion cubic meters (BCM) of municipal wastewater each year.

About 26 per cent of the world's population does not have access to safe drinking water and about 46% of people lack access to safely managed sanitation services, according to this new report by the United Nations.

This note summarizes the findings of the water supply and sanitation subsector review conducted through the lens of a public expenditure and institutional review.

Reply by the Municipal Council, Banur in Original Application No. 490 of 2022 in the matter of Sunaina Vs State of Punjab & Others.

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) had directed Municipal Council Banur, Zirakpur and Rajpura to ensure supply of potable water complying with the parameters as prescribed in IS:10500:2012 to the residents. MC Banur, Zirakpur and Rajpura were asked to identify all the water supply pipelines which are leaking and either replace or provide new water supply lines.

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is the most water-stressed region in the world. According to 2018 data, 14 of the 17 most water-stressed countries globally were in the region, including the top six.

Jal Jeevan Survekshan (JJS) was launched by Hon'ble vice President of India on 21st October 2022 to assess districts and states on their performance in achieving the objectives of the JJM.

In 2022, South Sudan was ranked as the world’s most vulnerable country to climate change and the one most lacking in coping capacity. South Sudan is also one of the world’s most politically fragile countries.

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.

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.