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Knowledge Products

NICARAGUA
Economic Impact of Sanitation
Due to lack of sanitation, the country lost
US$ 95 million in 2009.
HONDURAS
Monitoring Country Progress in
Drinking Water and Sanitation
Participatory sector dialogue to propose a
series of priority actions for improving the
performance of the sector
PERU
Disaster Risk Management in
Urban Water Utilities.
Catastrophic Risk Profle, Mitigation
Measures and Financial Protection
REGIONAL
Four Key Dimensions to
integrate Hygiene in Public
Policy
How to promote hygiene practices
through national sanitation policy
REGIONAL
Analysis of the Sanitation Sector
in 4 Latin American Sub-Regions
State of sanitation, critical issues, and key
recommendations.
REGIONAL
Disaster Risk Management in 6 Central American
Countries.
BOLIVIA
Improving on-site sanitation and fecal sludge
management.
HAITI
Technical assistance in the participation of domestic
private sector participation and the implementation
of a volumetric billing schemes in rural water supply.
Strengthen DINEPAs capacity for better design
programs and projects for the implementation of the
National Sanitation and Cholera Eradication
Strategies .
HONDURAS
Implementation of small town management models
through users associations (Mancomunidades).
NICARAGUA
Scale up the Sanitation Marketing approach to more
municipalities.
Support the implementation of the Long Term Rural
Water and Sanitation Strategy, including the
preparation of the World Banks new Rural Water and
Sanitation Program (for USD$ 30 million).
Implementation of the Economics of Sanitation
Initiative Phase II.
PERU
Evidence of the impact of the provision of water and
sanitation services in the private sector
competitiveness.
Design of a sub national fund for Water, Environment
and Sanitation.
Implementation of a pilot program to integrate
sanitation and hygiene behavior change component
in conditional cash transfer programs.
FY 2014
SNEAK PEAK
Regional Ofce Peru | Country Ofces Bolivia, Honduras, Nicaragua | Budget FY13 US$ 4.5 Millions | Staf Members 23
Latin America and the Caribbean
KEY RESULTS FY 2013
SECTOR
REFORM
Regional | After a year of implementing MAPAS (WSS Service Delivery
Assessment), nine government agencies from diferent sectors (Water
Sanitation, Finance and Planning) are using the inputs to improve sector
policy framework.
Peru | As a result of WSP technical assistance, one large water utility has
taken concrete actions to improve client satisfactionindicators according to
its business plan. There are other 7 utilities on their way.
URBAN
Bolivia | WSP research, analysis, and policy dialogue led to new regulatory
norms for fecal sludge management in Bolivian cities. The frst stage of the
implementation process has already started in La Paz.
Supported by WSP, the National Agency for Sustainability became eligible
for external fnancing, and raised more than US$ 12 million from diferent
donors aimed to execute complementary activities from infrastructure
projects.
Honduras | Main fndings from WSP report on Small Towns provided crucial
information for the Small Urban Settlements National Policy.
FRAGILE
STATES
Haiti | The National Water and Sanitation Directorate is receiving technical
assistance from WSP in the participation of the domestic private sector and
the implementation of volumetric billing schemes in rural water service
delivery.
CLIMATE
CHANGE
Peru | WSP Study on Risk Management & Water Utilities (Mitigation
Measures and Financial Protection) provided key information to national
authorities from Ecuador and Uruguay.
RURAL
Peru | National Rural W&S Program embraced WSP concepts and
methodologies through the New Guide for designing Public Investment
Projects.
One regional government allocated budget to rural W&S investments
including capacity building based on recommendations of its Regional Rural
W&S Program designed with WSP support.
Nicaragua | Afordable self-cleaning water tank developed and
manufactured with local private funds has been tested in 6 municipalities.
First phase will enable access to 1,750 rural households.
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PRIVATE
SECTOR
Nicaragua | One municipality allocated 7% of its budget to ofer more
accessible sanitation products at the local market. National government is
promoting this scheme in remaining municipalities.
First national certifcation program for ofcial plumbers designed by WSP in
partnership with the Government has been approved.
Peru | National Industries Association, comprised of the most important
Peruvian manufacturers companies took the lead in the scaling-up
sanitation markets process, it will allow to expand activities from 8 regions to
virtually the whole country.
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Integrated Urban Water
Management
Policy makers learned from innovative cases on
integrated urban water management
TOP
LEARNING
EVENTS
SANITATION GOES BEYOND
SANITATION
Policy makers learned from innovative cases on
integrated urban water management.
LAC COMMITTED WITH UNIVERSAL
SANITATION
9 Ministers and Viceministers attending
22 Countries representatives
INNOVATION & CIVIL SOCIETY
PARTICIPATION
35 Applicants registered from 8 LAC countries.
3 fully-functional web applications
115 million people without sanitation
coverage.
3 countries of track in sanitation MDG:
Bolivia, Haiti, and Nicaragua.
Open defecation is still a common
practice in rural areas from 19 countries.
Less than 50% of population connected
to the sanitary sewers
6 countries with less than 50% of rural
sanitation coverage:
Bolivia, Brazil, Haiti, Nicaragua,
Paraguay, and Peru
A Region of
Inequalities