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List of SDP Working Documents :


1.Field Consultation on Community Problems and Solutions Related to WSS Services for Sector Development Plan, prepared by the Consultants, July 2009.

2.Addendum on Chittagong Hill Tracts prepared by the Consultants, August 2009.

3.Sector Wide Approach (SWAp): A Road-map for the Water and Sanitation Sector -- Prospects of SWAp in the Water Supply and Sanitation Sector in Bangladesh, prepared by the Consultants, December 2009.

4.Recommendations for Revised Implementation Plan for Arsenic Mitigation by Dr Kazi Matin Ahmed and Peter Ravenscroft, WSP Consultants, 2009.

5.Position paper on Arsenic Mitigation on Water Resources by Thematic Group on Arsenic (contribution from Water Resources Planning Organization (WARPO)), 2009.

6.Strategies to Address Arsenic Issues in Water Supply by Thematic Group on Arsenic.

7.Arsenic Contamination in Irrigation Water, Soil and Food Crops and their Remedial Measures by Thematic Group on Arsenic (contribution from Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute, BARI), 2009.

8.Arsenic Contamination of Drinking Water and Health Hazards Thematic Group on Arsenic (contribution by WHO),

9.Groundwater: Quantity and Quality Issues Affecting Water Supply prepared by Peter Ravenscroft, Consultant, WSP; Dr Kazi Matin Ahmed, Consultant, WSP; and M. A. Samad, Groundwater Specialist, Devcon, December 2009.

10.Recommendation for a Regulatory Framework for Bangladesh by Antonio R. De Vera, Regulatory Specialist, ADB, November 10, 2009.

11.National Hygiene Promotion Strategy by Thematic Group on Hygiene and Sanitation (contribution from UNICEF).

12.Contribution to Sector Development Plan of Water Supply And Sanitation: Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Schools (WASH In Schools) by Thematic Group on Hygiene and Sanitation (by Annemarieke Mooijman, consultant, UNICEF).

13.Notes on Disaster Preparedness and Response Management by Thematic Group on Climate Change and Disaster Management (contribution by UNICEF), 2010.

14.Grassroots consultation by Thematic Group on Hard to Reach Areas (contribution by the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council-Bangladesh WSSCC).

15.Environment: Assessment of and Measures for the Water and Sanitation Sector, by Devcon, November 2009.

16.Prospects of PPP in Water Supply and Sanitation Sector in Bangladesh by Devcon, November 2009.

17.Climate Change and Adaptation Measures for the Water and Sanitation Sector in Bangladesh by DevCon, November 2009.

18.Research Front by ITN-BUET, 2009.

19.Calculations of the Sector Investment Plan (SIP) prepared by DevCon, November 2009.

20.Water Quality and Water Safety Plan prepared by WHO, November 2009.

  • 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