PublicationsA look at the reports and briefs about policy and practice in water, sanitation and hygiene.
WaterAid India develops a wide range of publications including technical reports, policy briefs, operations research, qualitative evaluations, good practice documents, and IEC materials. Available here are these publications for your reading and review.
Drought and Drinking water crisis in Bundelkhand
This issue focuses on the consecutive five years of drought in the Bundelkhand region of India, and the resultant impact on drinking water availability. Documenting the resilience of some communities, it analyses the root causes for such a scarcity of water.
Tiruchirappalli Shows the Way
How basic community infrastructure and pro-poor solutions can work effectively at the city-level, when supported by city authorities, a social development organisation or an NGO and empowered groups instead of contractors managing complexes.
Water and Sanitation in Urban Areas of Madhya Pradesh
An assessment of the urban context in the state to provide an overall framework for long term and short term programming for the Regional Office.
ISHITA RAMPAL India, a country home to over 1.3 billion people, is equivalent to 17.7% of the world’s total population. Along with the varied culture and diversity, emerges an overwhelming reality – the lack of basics such as clean water to drink, an accessible toilet, and good hygiene practices. As I travelled to some of the most remote rural communities and trailed the lanes of urban slum dwellings in fast-growing towns, this blatant truth was everywhere. But even though the growing population and the lack of resources has its own challenges, there are communities and small groups of men, women,...