Indonesia Emphasizes Community-Based Drinking Water and Sanitation Program
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Seknas Habitat   News   Feb 09, 2018

The delegation of the Republic of Indonesia through the Ministry of Public Works and People's Housing (PUPR) attended the 9th World Urban Forum (WUF9) held in Kuala Lumpur.
On Thursday, February 8, 2018, Director General of Cipta Karya Ministry of PUPR, Sri Hartoyo in Kuala Lumpur said we shared information on each country's experience in implementing the new urban agenda which is the adoption of the three habitat agenda that has been implemented in Quito Ecuador 2016. "Implementation dai agenda 'New Urban Agenda' that need to be followed up are targets no.6 and no.11, namely: the first availability of access to drinking water and sanitation for every layer of society and the second to realize a city that is safe, comfortable, resilient, and resilient means' resillient city 'in order to deal with extreme climate phenomena at this time including natural disasters, "he said.
He also added that in addition to sharing our experiences we also want to study the experiences of other countries in order to implement "new urban agenda" for urban and residential development.
While the third He said, we attended this event as well as to build networks between governments and institutions engaged in urban and residential development. Of course that suits our agenda is increasing access to drinking water and sanitation, reducing slums.
"We in Indonesia have been doing community based drinking water supply program, community-based sanitation and urban slum program or city slum (city without slum)," he said.
Besides, he also expressed his wish, that all development of "new urban agenda" could encourage job creation, poverty reduction and reduce the gap between regions, so as to realize settlements that are habitable and sustainable.
On this occasion also the Director General of Cipta Karya PUPR, Sri Hartoyo and head of BMKG center, Ir. Dwikorita Karnawati M.Sc., Ph.d also met with the German Delegation, Anke Brumer-Kohler.