Sanitation

Sanitation refers to public health conditions related to clean drinking water and adequate treatment and disposal of human excreta and sewage. Preventing human contact with feces is part of sanitation, as is hand washing with soap. Sanitation systems aim to protect human health by providing a clean environment that will stop the transmission of disease, especially through the fecal–oral route. For example, diarrhea, a main cause of malnutrition and stunted growth in children, can be reduced through adequate sanitation. There are many other diseases which are easily transmitted in communities that have low levels of sanitation, such as ascariasis (a …

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WRI · 10 December 2021 English

This paper discusses how the Latin American and Caribbean region is on the verge of a transition from experimenting with nature-based solutions (NBS) to adopting it on a much wider …

Adaptation, Infrastructure Services, Water and Sanitation, Transportation, Energy, Housing and Urban Development identified in this study aim to benefit the water and sanitation sector, and are in Mexico, Colombia, Peru, or review examines key sectors (i.e., water and sanitation, housing and urban develop- ment, energy, and Sustainable Urban Drainage, Mérida Sector: Water and sanitation Investment objectives: Urban flooding and water BRAZIL⁶ Utility-Led NBS, Campinas Sector: Water and sanitation Investment objective: Water quality NBS: Forests


WRI · 10 December 2021 English

This paper aims to connect unmet nature-based solutions (NBS) investment needs in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) with new financial resources. It highlights five strategies that leverage private capital …

infrastructure regions and sectors (energy, water and sanitation, and housing and urban development). The authors COMPONENTS D eb t fi na nc e Water and sanitation Dutch sovereign green bond Sovereign green reinforce dikes as flood defense Water and sanitation Central Arkansas Water green bond Green B le nd ed fi na nc e Energy; water and sanitation Forest Resilience Bond Concessional and in g di ve rs ifi ca tio n Water and sanitation Fondo para la Protección del Agua (FONAG


WRI · 10 December 2021 English

Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) face a substantial investment gap in their work to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and their nationally determined contributions (NDCs) to …

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