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2014

Water Conservation and Demand Management through Public Awareness and Education Program – Iraq

Irak

Titre : Water Conservation and Demand Management through Public Awareness and Education Program – Iraq

Pays : Irak

Durée : 12 months 1 Sep. 14 — 31 Aug. 15

Contexte
The economic prosperity of Kurdistan Region is rapidly growing and attracting more people form the region, form the country and form other countries outside Iraq to major cities, requirements for water, sanitation and food is also increase with more demand on resources. The KRG efforts to induce agriculture is significantly increasing the contribution for water, being 90% of water utilization of for agriculture.This has been going in parallel with years of drought between 2005-2009 causing severe stress on water resources.With the current water scarcity and exhaustion of resources, it is reasonable to reduce the water wastage and rationalize the water consumption at different level of consumptions.

Présentation
Hence, UNICEF in coordination with the KRG is working through this project to sensitise Kurdistan population of the importance changing the water consumption behaviours towards more rational water utilization. The project is contributing to KR-I Vision 2020 Priority Area Outcome : Water security for all, and water and sanitation services that reach every home and supply every industry. It is also contributing to UNDAF Priority Area Outcome : People in Iraq have improved access to safe water, sanitation and municipal services.
The project is targeting three specific output which are Public Awareness taskforce at Governorate level established, Capacity of Public Awareness taskforce at Governorate level strengthen and People in KRG have better knowledge and attitude on water conservation and hygiene practices. These outputs are directly contributing to the institutionalizatione of public awareness within KR-I government bodies and the sensitization of KR-I population towards proper end-user facility water management

Agences Nations Unies : UNICEF

Partenaires Nationaux : Kurdistan Region Government

Contribution : $312,500

United Nations Development Group

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