DILG XI, RHubs conduct iWaSH Assessment in target municipalities

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), in partnership with the Regional Offices and the Regional WATSAN Hubs (RHubs), conducted Integrated Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (iWaSH) Assessment under the Assistance to Municipalities (AM) Provision of Potable Water Projects in Sto. Tomas, Davao del Norte on May 30, 2018, Sta. Maria, Davao Occidental on May 31 and Bansalan, Davao del Sur on June 5, 2018.

The RHub of Region XI is composed of waters districts namely Bansalan, Carmen and B.E. Dujali Water Districts and the University of Southeastern Philippines.

Mr. Aristeo C. Salapa, the Rhub XI Head, led the implementation of capacity development program for the said LGUs where in members of the RHub XI acted as the facilitators, resource persons, trainers, mentor and coach during the activity.

Further, the RHub discussed the present situation on water, sanitation and hygiene of Sto. Tomas, Sta. Maria and Bansalan; extent of Climate Change Adaptation/Disaster Risk Reduction, Gender and Development; and the institutional, financial and technical capacities of the LGUs in implementing projects on iWaSH.


Municipality of Sto. Tomas, Davao del Norte listens to the Resource Speaker during the iWaSH Assessment.


RHub Member from USeP discussing about the iWaSH Governance in the Municipality of Bansalan.


RHub Member from USeP discussing the iWaSH modules to LGU Sta. Maria.


Participants from the Municipality of Sta. Maria during the iWaSH Assessment.