Afghanistan

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10.50
0.66 - 1
Good
0.33 - 0.65
Some
0 - 0.32
Little or none

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Declarations & Commitments
National
Afghanistan SWA Commitments 6 commitments
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Regional
SACOSAN 2011 12 commitments
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SACOSAN 2013 10 commitments
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SACOSAN 2016 11 commitments
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Global
Rights to Water & Sanitation 1 commitment
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Sustainable Development Goals 6 commitments
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MDG 7 - Water and Sanitation 2 commitments
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31
Aug.
2017
The progress on Drinking Water, Sanitation and Hygiene report produced by the Joint Monitoring Programme in 2017 povided a baseline of da...
31
Aug.
2017
The Joint Monitoring Programme released an MDG assessment in 2015 providing statistics on access to water and sanitation globally. 
29
Aug.
2017
Sanitation and Water for all have reported on the progress of commitments made at the 2014 SWA high level meeting. 
05
Feb.
2016
The Stakeholders from the four Sectors are being briefed on SACOSAN and preparatory works and their views and comments are obtained throu...
05
Feb.
2016
Already coordinated through different events and  meetings with the relevant stakeholders and Government line Ministries . SACOSAN Coordi...
05
Feb.
2016
Sector ministries: MoPH, MRRD, MoE, MUDA, MoFA, MoF, INGOs, Support Organizations, Central Statistics Organization, National Environmenta...
05
Feb.
2016
Echo Sanitation concepts as a  new solution for excreta disposal in school and communities experimented. However it was found a good opti...
05
Feb.
2016
05
Feb.
2016
Sanitation mart and demonstration centers planned by MRRD with UNICEF support  for testing technologies before scaling up that include sa...
05
Feb.
2016
Currently MoPH lead the HTWG monthly meeting and it has led to integration of WASH into Public Health plans and programmes but not to the...
05
Feb.
2016
Monthly Coordination meeting of Water and Sanitation Group and Sanitation Technical Working Group STWG led by MRRD at the national level ...
05
Feb.
2016
Radio/video spots: local radios and New Home New Life Drama through  Afghan Education Project (AEP) by BBC, newspapers, daily broadcast o...
05
Feb.
2016
Private sector is involved in marketing Sanitation material and parts at the national and provincial levels.  Private contractors compani...
05
Feb.
2016
According to MRRD database, at the field level ODF villages and construction of thousands new latrines  and upgrading of traditional latr...
05
Feb.
2016
MRRD current exercise on funding showed that from the  fund allocation to Sanitation and Hygiene in the last  5 years  more than 33 % was...
05
Feb.
2016
 MOPH above mentioned strategy and MOE guidelines promotes  MHM  education. The implementation is advanced in schools.
05
Feb.
2016
National Hygiene Communication Strategy (2015) drafted by MOPH with the support of stakeholders emphasizes on hand washing as a key hygie...
05
Feb.
2016
According to MoPH, the issue of disabled friendly toilets must be considered in all newly built health facilities; every contractor must ...
05
Feb.
2016
Based on a survey conducted by the Health Department of MOE in 2010, out of 7,769 schools in 27 provinces of the country 37.13 %   had sa...
05
Feb.
2016
In schools women/girls  and disabled child friendly  toilet facilities designed and are in the process of implementation nationally. This...
05
Feb.
2016
National IDP Policy has been developed, endorsed and enforcement started. IDPs are largely settled in slums. In this context the policy e...
05
Feb.
2016
NEPA developed Solid Waste Management policy. See above under 4.1. The Environment Law also governs duty-of-care and licensing for munici...
05
Feb.
2016
Integrated Water and Waste Water sector policy drafted (2014) by Ministry of Urban Development Affairs. According to the Department of Wa...
05
Feb.
2016
MHM has been the focus of School WASH programme in Afghanistan. . MOE with support of UNICEF has developed guidelines on MHM  in effect  ...
The Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015  (HFA) platform was established in 2005 in Afghanistan. Afghanistan National Disaster Management...
05
Feb.
2016
MOE made WASH essential part of the school package with special considerations  to women, children ,and  disabled with, and  consideratio...
05
Feb.
2016
 Rural Sanitation Strategy is drafted with special consideration to women and children rights, disabled and gender equality . Endorsement...
05
Feb.
2016
Rural WASH Policy  was developed and endorsed by the Government in 2010. This policy is now under revision ( revised version drafted and ...
05
Feb.
2016
The MIS and reporting systems of Water and Sanitation Group (WSG) database led by MRRD was redesigned to collect and disseminate WASH agg...
05
Feb.
2016
According to the exercise conducted by MRRD all the funding showed  under 1.2 is 100 % utilized. However,  most of the Donors funding in ...
05
Feb.
2016
As part of SACOSAN VI preparation and based on the request of WSP/ WB  , collection and analysis of information on funding and expenditur...
05
Feb.
2016
Draft Rural Sanitation Strategy prepared by the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD)  and the outcomes of a National S...
05
Feb.
2016
The FANSA and WaterAid team developed scoring guidelines to all the SACOSAN countries to help them carry out this TRAFFIC LIGHTS PAPER (T...
14
Jan.
2016
The Heads of Delegation from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka participating in the 6th Sou...
24
April
2015
This publication by Amnesty International and WASH United gathers the evidence of the universal recognition of the human rights to water ...
08
Dec.
2014
The United Nations Office of the High Commission for Human Rights (UN OHCHR) in consultation with diverse stakeholders has proposed the f...
31
Oct.
2014
Hi, I'd like to make this comment in reference to the adequacy of using a country's voting decision for the UN General Resolution as a me...
24
July
2014
At SACOSAN IV in 2011, 13 commitments to end the sanitation crisis in the South Asia Region were made by participating governments. This ...
18
Aug.
2014
The following piece of evidence provides details of the proceedings for the General Assembly adoption of the human right to water and san...