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close this bookTechnical notes: Special Considerations for Programming in Unstable Situations (UNICEF, 2000, 490 p.)
close this folderChapter 17: Managing Water Resources
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It is imperative to fully assess the water situation ‘on the ground’ in order to determine:

· the scale of the problem;
· its future implication if not quickly addressed;
· the critical survival and health needs of the affected population;
· what immediate and longer-term actions can be taken?