Guidance for practitioners, and ideas for all
This Guidance Note provides activities and recommendations to WaterAid Timor-Leste for integrating considerations of climate change into its existing inclusive rural water service programming. The Guidance Note is one of the results of the Climate Change Response for Inclusive WASH research partnership between WaterAid Timor-Leste and the Institute for Sustainable Futures at the University of Technology Sydney (ISF-UTS).
The research project (2018 - 2021) included in-country work in Timor-Leste from September 30 to October 23, 2019 that helped inform the design of this Guidance Note. ISF-UTS, WaterAid Timor-Leste and Fundasaun Hafoin Timor Lorosae (FHTL) carried out the in-country work which involved a design and learning workshop, two weeks of testing with a rural community in Likisa district and an analysis and reflection process. This Guidance Note was jointly developed by ISF-UTS and WaterAid Timor-Leste.
Although this Guidance Note is tailored to the WaterAid Timor-Leste program, the guidance is also intended to provide inspiration to the wider global WASH sector and demonstrate the relevance of gender and social inclusion in responding to climate change impacts on WASH.