DW AngolaWater & Sanitation

Water & Sanitation

DW is the leading actor in the water and sanitation sector in Angola, with ongoing programmes in Luanda, Huambo, Bie and Cabinda. DW has been involved in both programme implementation research and policy development in the sector since 1987. DW has been commissioned to do major studies for the World bank in the sector in 1995, 1998 and 2008 and is currently
collaborating the National Water and Sanitation Directorate as part of the "Water for All" programme.

DW has been working in partnership with government, water authorities and local consumers to successfully enhance the quality and quantity of water and make it more affordable for communities in both peri-urban and rural areas. Over 1000 water systems have been implemented with local communities and currently DW is working to support the Government in building capacity in community water management across the country.


Development Workshop (1996) Managing Public Water Standposts

Wednesday, 1 May, 1996
The provision of safe and convenient potable water has been an important aspect of development programmes in the developing countries since the 1950s. Unprecedented attention was focused on this sector during the United Nations Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation2 ( UN water decade) in 1980-1990. The UN Water Decade stated that "All peoples, whatever their stages of development and their social...

Project pour L´amelioration des conditions de vie des habitants des musseques de Ngola Kiluanje

Sunday, 1 October, 1995
Environ trois quart de la population de Luanda  (2,5 mlllions] habitent les musseques (quartiers  lnforrnels] périurbains. Ces communautés ne  bénéficient pas - ou três peu - d'infrastructures,  les services publics ne fonctionnant qu'au  minimum dons les domaines de la santé et de  l'éducction. La guerre civile a par ailleurs  aggravé cette situation, Luanda...

Programme d´Urgence Pour la Prevention du Cholera

Sunday, 1 October, 1995
Les trois quart des habitants de Luanda (2,5 millions) habitent les musseques (quartiers informels) périurbains. Ces communautés ne bénéficient pas - ou três peu - d'lnfrosfrucíures, les services publics ne fonctionnant qu'ou minimum dons les domaines de la santé et de l'éducotlon, ce qui est propice ou dévelopement du choléra. Le projet concerne 3 bairros (zones administratives), dons...

Water Supply and Sanitation in Luanda: Informal Sector Study and Beneficiary Assessment

Thursday, 1 June, 1995
Final Report prepared for the World Bank by DW, designed to examine the water and sanitation sectors in Luanda from the perspective of the consumers of these services. It is a departure from other work, which has concentrated on the formal infrastructure for water distribution, sewerage and solid waste disposal. As well as reporting on current practices in water and sanitation in Luanda, this...

Emergency Sanitation for Luanda's Musseques - DW 1989

Friday, 10 November, 1989
Angola, along with Mozambique, Ethiopia, Somalia, and Sudan, has in recent years been one of the nations targeted in the "Emergency Plan for Africa." The long-term urban crisis in Angola's capital Luanda has been exacerbated during “Emergency” by the influx of Displaced Persons comings in areas destabilised by insurgents. Ongoing cycles of political disruption and localized rural drought dating...