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Safe Water for People in Low, Small Island Pacific Nations: The rural-urban dilemma

White, Ian; Falkland, Tony; Metutera, Taboia; Katatia, Mourongo; Abete-Reema, Tererei; Overmars, Marc; Perez, Pascal; Dray, Anne


The issue of ensuring that growing communities in small island countries have access to safe water and adequate sanitation is examined in Kiribati, whose islands are spread over three million square kilometres in the central Pacific. Its coral island communities have water supply and sanitation problems among the most difficult in the world. Formulaic developed-world approaches, models, techniques and toolboxes that do not consider the social and cultural context have had little success....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Development: The Journal of the Society for International Development
DOI: 10.1057/dev.2008.18


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