|Technical notes: Special Considerations for Programming in Unstable Situations (UNICEF, 2000, 490 p.)|
|Chapter 17: Managing Water Resources|
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?