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2004

Rehabilitation and medium-term Interventions in Water & Sanitation in the Southern Governorates of Iraq

Irak

Titre : Rehabilitation and medium-term Interventions in Water & Sanitation in the Southern Governorates of Iraq.

Pays /Région : Irak

Localisation : Southern Governorates of Iraq : Basrah, Muthanna, Najaf, Qadissiya, Thiqar, Missan, Wasit and Babil

Code projet : ITF E3-01 WTSN/UNICEF Rehabil

Durée : 30th June 2004 to 31st June 2007

Présentation
Main objectives : The goal of this project is to ensure sustainable access to safe water and sanitation services by restoring the sector to pre-war conditions, enabling strategic medium-term development of appropriate technologies and management approaches. The ultimate goal is to arrest further decline in Iraq’s child mortality and morbidity through the rehabilitation and sustainable mid-term development of the water and sanitation sector
Specific Objectives * Rehabilitation/Reactivation of the Water and Sanitation (Water and sanitation) Sector • To rehabilitate badly damaged networks in the 8 southern governorates ; • To rehabilitate the worst hit sewage pumping stations and sewage networks ; • To build capacity of technicians and operators of water and sewage facilities. * Medium-Term Interventions in the Water and Sanitation Sector • Contribute to the 10 percent reduction in water losses, as a means of raising water production in urban areas ; • Support the revision of production of potable water from brackish/saline sources ; • Contribute to the 20 per cent increase in rural water supplies through development and adoption of appropriate technology ; • Promote alternative methods of treatment of domestic sewage using land treatment systems : • Promote development of alternative solid waste management strategies ; • Improve rural sanitation via accelerated provision of latrines and hygiene education ; • Support school sanitation and hygiene ; • Develop and maintain a national Management Information System ; • Catalyse Sector Reforms.
Outcomes expected * Rehabilitation/Reactivation of the Water and Sanitation Sector • Enhanced availability of water through rehabilitation of water treatment plants and water distribution networks ; • Sewage-related pollution is reduced in major cities in the 8 southern governorates ; • Solid waste collection is resumed in urban cities in the 8 governorates ; • 200 plant operators are properly trained to run water and sanitation facilities ; • The water and sanitation sector has improved capacity for future planning and water quality is better monitored. * Medium-Term Interventions in the Water and Sanitation Sector • The per capita daily water supply is increased in the 8 governorates ; • New strategies for treating saline water are developed and piloted in Basrah governorate ; • Rural water production is increased in rural areas of the 8 governorates ; • Alternate methods of treating domestic sewage are adopted and a pilot plant is installed ; • New methods of solid waste management practices are introduced and at least 1 pilot plant is installed ; • Rural sanitation is improved in 8 governorates ; • School sanitation and hygiene education are promoted in primary schools in 8 governorates ; • A national Information Management System of the sector is developed and functional ; • Sector reforms are supported.

Agences Nations Unies : UNICEF

Implementing Partners : Ministry of Municipalities and Public Works (MMPW), the Directorates of Water and Sanitation, UN agencies and NGOs

Budget : US$ 21 500 000

United Nations Development Group

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