Water-related efforts in the Mullaitivu not sufficiently integrated to ensure sustainable water services to families living under poverty line. There can be different strategies to ensure access to safe water depending on the areas and their social needs.
Access to safe drinking water and basic sanitation are vital for health and agricultural development in war affected areas in North East of Sri Lanka. We know many families living without clean water, without proper sanitation and hygiene environment, providing such services to communities are vital and effective in reducing poverty. It can help save lives, drive economic growth, keep kids in school and increase opportunities for women headed families to start vegetable home gardening to generate income.