Water sanitation hygiene

Monitoring and evidence

A child drinks from a water tap - Myanmar
WHO/SEARO/Shehzad Noorani

The evidence as a result of monitoring the inputs and outputs provided by the UN-Water Global Analysis and Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking-Water (GLAAS), TrackFin and WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP) helps to guide decision-makers at the local, national and global levels. The information provided by JMP, GLAAS and TrackFin is also a key component of measuring the success of the Sustainable Development Goals.


Water and sanitation monitoring and evidence facts

  • 94 countries and 23 external support agencies participated in the 2013/2014 GLAAS cycle.
  • Over 80% of 2013/2014 GLAAS respondent countries have approved national policies for sanitation and drinking-water.
  • Development aid commitments for water and sanitation have increased 30% to over US$ 10.9 billion in 2012, from US$ 8.3 billion in 2010.

Most recent publications

WASH post-2015

Proposed indicators for drinking water, sanitation and hygiene

All WASH publications