POLICY SUPPORT UNIT (PSU)

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Request for Expression of Interest (EOI)-Individual Consultant.Click for Details.

Request for Expression of Interest (EOI)-Consulting Firm to Organize Dissemination Workshop on National Hygiene Promotion Strategy (NHPS) at District Level, Orientation of NHPS at Secondary School level and Issue Based Workshops. Click for Details.

Draft ToR-Organize Dissemination Workshop on National Hygiene Promotion Strategy (NHPS) at District Level, Orientation of NHPS at Secondary School & Madrasha level and Issue Based Workshops. Click for Details.

Objective:


Contribute to reduced poverty within the Sixth Five-year Plan and Poverty Reduction Strategy Development Objectives for Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation in Bangladesh.

Objective-1

A permanent water supply and sanitation policy unit establishment in LGD.

Objective-1.1
PSU adequately staffed and funded.
Objective-1.2
LGD assisted in establishing WSS policy unit.
Objective-1.3
LGD/PSU capacitatd to pilot, coordinate and monitor SDP implementation.

Objective-2

LGD enhancing Water Supply and Sanitation Policy and Strategic Framework through implementation Sector Development Plan.
Objective-2.1
The sector policy and strategy framework has been adapted to reflect current sector challenges.
Objective-2.2
Sector Coordination and knowledge dissemination of sector issues has been strengthened.
Objective-2.3 Sector institutions have been supported in enhancing the regulatory framework, the monitoring system and in developing/adapting technologies to future climate changes.

  • Framework for safe drinking water

    Framework for safe drinking water

    Health-based targets are established in the context of public health.

    Water Safety Plan

    The Water Safety Plan has three major components

    System assessment Operational monitoring

    Identifying control measures in a drinking water

    Management plans

    Normal operation, system assessment, monitoring and communication plan.

  • Three terms of SDP implementation


    The SDP will be applicable for a period of 15 years, starting in FY 2010-11. The period is divided into long-term planning, medium-term planning, and short-term planning, each of five years’ duration, and will coincide with the Five-Year Plan cycles of the government’s development planning. The SDP will be a rolling plan, which will be updated every five years.

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  • Sanitation ladder


    The sanitation ladder means improvements in the technologies used and the level of services received in a rural context. Sanitation may be as cheap and simple as a pit latrine or as expensive and complex as a flush toilet with septic tank or sewerage. The higher up the ‘ladder', the greater the benefits for people and the environment. A user may skip one or more steps to move up the ladder.

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  • Population Projection


    The total population of the country in 2015, 2020 and 2025, is projected to be 162 million, 172 million and 183 million, respectively. These projections have been used for the purpose of analyzing the WSS sector development needs in the urban and rural areas. The graph also indicates that by the year 2035, urban and rural population will have the same size of population of about 100 million each.

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Every Year 1110000 Children dies due to Water Sanitation related diseases