WaterAid Extends Urban WASH Project

Sep 27 , 2020

WaterAid Ethiopia has launched the second phase of the Urban WASH System Strengthening Project with a budget of 1.3 million euros. The project, which will be implemented in phases within five years, will cover three regions and 23 towns. The second phase of the project is partially covered by Yorkshire Water, a UK-based water supply and treatment utility servicing company. The project is an extension of WaterAid’s 20-town project, which was implemented in four regions over the last five years. Taking the strategy of a region-wide cluster approach in Tigray, Amhara and Oromia regional states to upgrade the WASH Systems of a cluster-led urban utilities, the plan is to streamline the scheme to more cluster towns linked with cluster leads.



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