World Bank, WSSCC Highlight Sanitation Financing Needs. IISD SDG Knowledge Hub, May 9, 2017.
- International organizations highlighted the need to adequately finance urban sanitation for the 2.4 billion of the world’s population with poor access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH).
- The World Bank estimates that financing WASH will require US$114 billion annually until the year 2030.
- The World Bank, World Water Council and World Water Supply & Sanitation Council (WSSCC) launched projects for WASH facilities at local markets and other places where women work, with menstrual hygiene an important focus.
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