Assessing DFID’s results in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

UK aid has reached 62.9 million people with water, sanitation and hygiene interventions over five years, but must do more to ensure these improvements are sustainable.

Score: Green/Amber
  1. Status: Completed
  2. Published: 24 May 2016
  3. Type: Impact review
  4. Subject: Global health
  5. Assessment: Green/Amber
  6. Location: Mozambique, Zimbabwe
  7. Lead commissioner: Richard Gledhill
  8. SDGs covered:Good health and wellbeing, Quality education, Gender equality, Clean water and sanitation

International Development Committee

Parliament’s International Development Committee (IDC), or its ICAI sub-committee, hold hearings on all ICAI reviews. The IDC hearing on WASH is available to watch online.

ICAI’s follow-up

ICAI follows up on all of its reviews to check what progress has been made since publication. ICAI’s WASH follow-up  is available to read online.

Read the follow-up



Published 9 October 2015

Evidence gathering


Review publication

Published 24 May 2016

Government response

Published 15 June 2016

Parliamentary scrutiny

IDC hearing 29 June 2016

ICAI follow-up

Published 21 June 2017