Water, health and ecosystems: directory of resources


United Nations Environment Programme, World Health Organization, and other United Nations agency links

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    Community Water Supply and Sanitation. Amman, Jordan, World Health Organization Regional Centre for Environmental Health Activities (CEHA). Includes many publications in Arabic.
    http://www.emro.who.int/ceha/index.asp
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    FreshCo Partnership. A partnership linking Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) and Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM). Promoting more efficient methods for management of fresh, coastal and marine water resources, including protection of the productivity and biodiversity of aquatic ecosystems. Sponsored by UCC-Water, the UNEP collaborating centre of expertise on water and environment, Hørsholm, Denmark.,
    http://www.ucc-water.org/Freshco/
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    Freshwater. Nairobi, Kenya, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
    http://www.unep.org/themes/freshwater/
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    Freshwater thematic portal. United Nations Environment Network; publications and conference proceedings on a wide range of water issues, including water scarcity, water quality, water and ecosystems, and urban water resources, as well as policies and best practice strategies. United Nations Environment Programme.
    http://freshwater.unep.net/
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    Global Environment Facility. GEF helps developing countries to address global environmental issues while supporting national sustainable development initiatives. It focuses on projects related to biodiversity, climate change, international waters, land degradation, the ozone layer and persistent organic pollutants. Its main partners are the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the World Bank. Washington, DC, Global Environment Facility Secretariat.
    http://www.gefweb.org/
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    Global programme of action for the protection of the marine environment from land-based activities. The Hague, The Netherlands, United Nations Environment Programme.
    http://www.gpa.unep.org/
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    Health in water resources development. Geneva, World Health Organization, Protection of the Human Environment, Water Sanitation and Health (WSH)
    http://www.who.int/water_sanitation_health/resources/en/
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    Healthy settings. Geneva, World Health Organization, Protection of the Human Environment, Water Sanitation and Health (WSH).
    http://www.who.int/water_sanitation_health/hygiene/settings/en/
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    Household water treatment and safe storage. International Network to Promote Household Water Treatment and Safe Storage. A global collaborative promoting the use of improved point-of-use water management. Geneva, World Health Organization.
    http://www.who.int/household_water/en/
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    International Environmental Technology Centre. Promotes environmentally sound technologies (ESTs) to address urban environmental problems, such as sewage, air pollution, solid waste, noise, and managing freshwater resources. Osaka, Japan, United Nations Environment Programme, Division of Technology, Industry and Economics.
    http://www.unep.or.jp/Ietc/Intro/index.asp
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    Joint Monitoring Programme for water supply and sanitation (JMP). World Health Organization and the United Nations Children's Fund. Access to water and sanitation data from global to country level, data bases
    http://www.wssinfo.org/en/welcome.html
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    (The) Pan American Center for Sanitary Engineering and Environmental Sciences (CEPIS). Lima, Peru
    http://www.cepis.ops-oms.org/indexeng.html
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    Regional seas programme. United Nations Environment Programme
    http://www.unep.org/water/regseas/regseas.htm
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    Sanitation Connection, Washington, DC. An environmental sanitation network. A web-based information network sponsored by multiple international organizations including the United Nations Environment Programme, the World Health Organization, bilateral agencies, and other partners.
    http://www.sanicon.net/index.php3
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    Strategic Alliance for Freshwater Information, Resources and Education (SAFFIRE). Internet-based network of 10 international agencies and non-governmental organizations providing thematic and organizational access to a very wide range of resources and data bases for the sustainable management of fresh water resources. United Nations Environment Programme.
    http://www.water-saffire.net/
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    UCC Water. UNEP collaborating centre of expertise on water and environment, Hørsholm, Denmark.
    http://www.ucc-water.org/
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    Water. Paris, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.
    http://www.unesco.org/water/
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    Water, sanitation and health. Geneva, World Health Organization
    http://www.who.int/water_sanitation_health/en/
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    Water, sanitation and health. Brazzaville, Congo, World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa
    http://www.afro.who.int/wsh/index.html
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    Water and sanitation. Copenhagen, World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe
    http://www.euro.who.int/eprise/main/who/progs/wsn/home?language=English
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    Water Resources Development Management Service. Rome, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization
    http://www.fao.org/ag/agl/aglw/
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