WWW VL Public Health :
WATER AND SANITATION
IRC - International Water and Sanitation Centre - "Working with partners in developing countries, we aim to strengthen local capacities by sharing information and experience and developing resource centres. We emphasize the introduction of communication, gender, participation, community management and affordable technologies into water and sanitation programmes"
National Sanitation Policy of South Africa - this is a governmental policy paper (from 1995) outlining sanitation principles and policies for South Africa
Universities Water Information Network - everything you want to know about water and environment, excellent resources
Water for people
- nonprofit organization that helps people in developing countries
improve their quality of life by supporting sustainable drinking water,
sanitation and hygiene projects. Established in 1991, WFP provides financial
assistance -- and on a limited basis volunteer technical assistance --
to organizations and the people they work with in developing countries.
Our commitment is to help people help themselves.
Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council - "established in 1990 at the end of the International Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation Decade. Its purpose is to maintain the momentum of the Decade, by providing a regular way for water and sanitation sector professionals to exchange views and experiences and develop approaches which will mean faster achievement of the goal of universal coverage" - this organization is co-sponsored by UNICEF and WHO
- "a site dedicated to providing up-to-date water information and data and web connections to organizations, institutions, and individuals working on a wide range of global freshwater problems and solutions"