RISE Reports: Water-Sensitive Informal Settlement Upgrading

Publication | March 2021

This three-part report series showcases the possibilities, principles, and best practices for applying a water-sensitive cities approach to transform urban health and wellbeing in Asia and the Pacific.

The reports were produced by Monash University with funding support from ADB as part of the Revitalising Informal Settlements and their Environments (RISE) initiative.

Part 1: Water-sensitive informal settlement—Overall Principles and Approach
Rationale and concepts for the water-sensitive cities approach and considerations for policy-makers and practitioners.

Part 2: Co-design of water-sensitive settlement upgrading
Detailed information and guidance on designing and delivering a community-based, participatory process for project implementation.

Part 3: Water-sensitive informal settlement— Description of technologies
Technical requirements and considerations for implementing nature-based technologies in urban informal settlements, with a focus on Indonesia.

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Additional Details

  • Urban development
  • Water
  • Sanitation
  • 8.5 x 11

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