Asia-Pacific Water Gathering (APWF) Activity

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Asia-Pacific Water Forum (APWF) Initiative

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Population (2003) Asia-Pacific Region 1. World: 6,301,463 (thousands) 2. Asia-Pacific: 3,673,911 (thousands) 2/1: 58% Population Division, DESA, UN

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Land (2002) Asia-Pacific Region 1. World: 13,427,880 (1,000 ha) 2. Asia-Pacific: 3,579,560 (1,000 ha) 2/1: 27% FAOSTAT

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Slum populace in Asia and Pacific Urban populace 2000 Slum populace 2001 Asia & Pacific Asia & Pacific Other districts Other areas Definition of: ghetto family unit [code 504, Millennium Development Goal markers data] UN-HABITAT characterizes a ghetto family as a gathering of people living under a similar rooftop who need at least one (in a few urban communities, at least two) of the accompanying conditions: security of residency, auxiliary quality and strength of lodging, access to safe water, access to sanitation offices and adequate living territory. ghetto populace [code 487, Millennium Development Goal pointers data] The extent of families with access to secure residency is 1 less the rate of the urban populace that lives in ghettos. A ghetto is a touching settlement where the occupants are described as having lacking lodging and essential administrations. Source: Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat, World Population Prospects: The 2002 Revision and World Urbanization Prospects: The 2003 Revision United Nations HABITAT Millennium Development Goals

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<Quantifying Water> Asia & the Pacific =   678 millions, 63% Source: UNICEF, WHO A Mid-Term Assessment of Progress

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<Quantifying Water> Asia & the Pacific = 1,936 millions 74% Source: UNICEF, WHO A Mid-Term Assessment of Progress

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<Quantifying Water> MDG Indicators of Greatest Concern in Asia and the Pacific - Number of Off Track Countries - Rural Water Supplies 52.9% National Poverty Line 53.8% Infant and under-5 Mortality 46.8 % , 40.4 % Malnutrition 42.9% Primary enrolment 39.4% Maternal Mortality 66.7% UNESCAP, UNDP & ADB, 2005. A Future Within Reach

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Priority Target 1 in Asia - Pacific To increment focused on "1.7" ventures "1" for Water and Sanitation Infrastructure "0.7" for Human Resources Development Greater speculations will be required in instruction to enhance operation and upkeep, and in further change of existing foundations. Besides, new framework ought to be put resources into parallel with instruction to empower individuals to utilize these at full esteem.

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Public works-related consumptions Change in uses in Japan since 1955 Public works-related uses = 1 Education-related uses = 0.7 (A)/(B) Public works-related uses (B) Education-related uses (A) Source: EM-DAT, The OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database

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"1.7" Investments ! Total Investment required for the district to meet Target 10 by 2015 : US $100 Billion US$60 (Infrastructure) + US$40 ( HRD ) insufficient Capacity Building (Education) Combine! 1.7 Infrastructure Capacity Building (Education) 1.0 0.7 Required interest in foundation = 1.0

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Priority Target 2 in Asia - Pacific To radically decrease the defenselessness of human populaces to water-related calamities Most real urban communities in the locale are situated along the coasts, which can be influenced by two sorts of catastrophes: Flood (from land) & Tidal Surge (from ocean) Growing urban populaces in the area likewise increment helplessness to water-related fiascos, as substantial urban areas, which go about as magnet for poor people, focus along the coasts.

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Number of individuals executed by water-related calamities Source: EM-DAT, The OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database

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Asian and Pacific urban areas of 5 million or more Beijing Seoul Tianjin Tokyo Wuhan Tehran Lahore Osaka-Kobe Delhi Shanghai Dhaka Karachi Hong Kong Calcutta Mumbai Hyderabad Manila Chennai Bangkok Bangalore Jakarta in Asia-Pacific Population starting 2000 Mumbai Source: Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat, World Population Prospects: The 2002 Revision and World Urbanization Prospects: The 2003 Revision

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Asian and Pacific urban areas of 5 million or more Shenyang Beijing Seoul Tianjin Kabul Tokyo Wuhan Tehran Lahore Osaka-Kobe Delhi Chongqing Shanghai Ahmadabad Dhaka Surat Chittagong Karachi Hong Kong Hanoi Calcutta Mumbai Yangon Hyderabad Manila Poona Chennai Bangkok Bangalore Ho-Chi-Minh Jakarta 5 million urban areas starting 2000 Bandung to be included by 2015 Source: Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat, World Population Prospects: The 2002 Revision and World Urbanization Prospects: The 2003 Revision

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Growth of urban populace in Asia and Pacific Source: Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat, World Population Prospects: The 2002 Revision and World Urbanization Prospects: The 2003 Revision

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Priority Target 3 in Asia - Pacific To monitor and reestablish arrive water interfaces for the change of water profitability In the Asia-Pacific district, the significance of "normal water" as a component of the earth has been grasped by numerous societies all through history. To secure land-water interfaces is to ensure life.

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Joint Message from the Asia-Pacific Region During the territorial procedure paving the way to the fourth World Water Forum, it turned out to be obvious that few water-related issues and difficulties were normal over the whole Asia Pacific area. Besides, with the expanded communications in the usage of follow-up exercises to the third World Water Forum held in Kyoto in March 2003, partners in the area immediately perceived that the district's assorted qualities was not a deterrent but instead a resource for the ID and appropriation of answers for particular water issues. Based upon this regular comprehension, we will set up another system, the "Asia-Pacific Water Forum," to work in entire solidarity to recognize and receive answers for water issues in the district. Embraced by Ministers & Partners in the Asia-Pacific Region at Asia-Pacific Water Ministerial Meeting, March 20, 2006

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Asia-Pacific Water Forum Coordinator Networking of all water partners in the Asia-Pacific area NGOs Academics Private organizations National Governments Local Governments Country Water Partnerships Regional Organizations Regional office of International Organizations Regional/Development Banks … . Water Summit Honorary President Organizing Committee Every three years Highly powerful occasion Members Head of a state as a delegate from every sub district CEOs of real organizations in the area Head of significant neighborhood governments … . Secretariat Experts Thematic Task Force Input e.g. Financing/venture MDGs and water

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