Challenge in Disaster Reduction for the Water and Sanitation Sector (The)
Improving Quality of Life by Reducing Vulnerabilities
PAHO Occasional Publication
PAHO
ISBN-13    9789275126295 ISBN-10    9275126291
Order Number    16300172   
Price    CHF    16.00 / US$    19.20 Developing countries:    CHF    11.20
English     2006        46   pages
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This publication draws attention to the importance of ensuring that water and sanitation systems remain fully operational in the aftermath of natural disasters. This is critical if countries are to ensure there are no setbacks to the hard-won achievements in terms of access to these services. Risk management is an important tool for the fulfillment of global challenges to provide water and sanitation services to all at all times.