Articles by Nitya Jacob


Nitya Jacob

Lead, WaSH

Water in Urban Slums: Life-saving or Life-threatening?

  One in about six urban Indians live in slums, defined by UN Habitat as a place characterised by lack of durable housing, insufficient living area, lack of access to clean water, inadequate sanitation and insecure tenure. Over 70% of slum households get their water from a tap, but just half get water inside their…