Water-related challenges are increasing in severity and global extent. They affect the developing world in particular, no more so than in South Asia which suffers from physical water scarcity, economic water scarcity and poor water quality.
The guidelines on Swajal provide details of the scheme, implementation arrangements, financing provisions and roles and responsbilities of various stakeholders involved in its implementation. The guidelines have to be read in conjunction with National Rural Drinking water Programme issued by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation.
The Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Poverty Diagnostic in the West Bank and Gaza is part of a global initiative to improve evidence on the linkages between WASH, poverty, and service delivery at the local level.
Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Research Foundation for Science Technology & Natural Resource Policy Vs Union of India & Others dated 30/08/2018 regarding formulation of an Action Plan for supply of piped water in 42 localities of Bhopal affected by the Bhopal Gas Disaster.
This paper is part of an ongoing collaboration between the World Bank and the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization to raise awareness about the importance of water management in fragile systems and to propose strategic responses.