One of the most quoted WASH statistics was recently “downgraded”. For every $1 invested in water and sanitation, not $8 but “only” $4 is returned in economic returns through increased productivity. This recalculation, says WHO, is mainly a result of higher investment cost estimates and the more complete inclusion of operation and maintenance (O&M) costs. Providing a better insight into O&M costs has been one of the achievements of the WASHCost project.
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- Aligning for Action to reduce diarrheal epidemic in mid western region in Nepal January 17, 2012
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WASH by numbers: the latest on cost benchmarks, economic returns and handwashing
Posted by sekumapter on October 17, 2012