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Environmentalists Say Drinking Water Bags Harming Nigeria - VOA - Voice of America

Environmentalists Say Drinking Water Bags Harming Nigeria - VOA - Voice of America | wsafrica_en | Scoop.it
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ABUJA, NIGERIA — Most Nigerian homes do not have running water, or at least not water that is clean enough to drink.
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« Plongée au cœur de l’assainissement urbain : La vidange manuelle des latrines de Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso ».

« Plongée au cœur de l’assainissement urbain : La vidange manuelle des latrines de Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso ». | wsafrica_en | Scoop.it
A l’occasion de la Journée mondiale des Toilettes, le réseau Projection souhaite mettre en lumière le travail des vidangeurs manuels en vous présentant un reportage photographique exceptionnel.
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WB helps improve rural water supply and sanitation

WB helps improve rural water supply and sanitation | wsafrica_en | Scoop.it
TuoitrenewsWB helps improve rural water supply and sanitationTuoitrenewsThe World Bank (WB) has approved a credit package worth US$200 million for a water supply and sanitation program in eight Red River Delta provinces.
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Liberia: Essence of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Underscored

Liberia: Essence of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Underscored | wsafrica_en | Scoop.it

Assistant Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Tolbert Nyenswah, said the issues of water, sanitation and hygiene promotion is very critical to national development. Minister Nyenswah made the observation while speaking at a one day WASH market fair at the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare in Congo Town.

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Last year Singapore raised awareness for sanitation by erecting a giant toilet made from detergent bottles! - via @worldtoiletday

Last year Singapore raised awareness for sanitation by erecting a giant toilet made from detergent bottles! - via @worldtoiletday | wsafrica_en | Scoop.it
Last year Singapore raised awareness for sanitation by erecting a giant toilet made from detergent bottles!
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Indian Sanitation Minister Tells Young Women Not to Get Married into Families who don't own toilets

Indian Sanitation Minister Tells Young Women Not to Get Married into Families who don't own toilets | wsafrica_en | Scoop.it
CNBC.comIndian Sanitation Minister Tells Young Women Not to Get Married into Families ...CNBC.comIndian Sanitation Minister Tells Young Women Not to Get Married into Families Who Don't Own Toilets. Published: Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012 | 2:00 AM ET.
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How business is leading the battle to solve global sanitation crisis

How business is leading the battle to solve global sanitation crisis | wsafrica_en | Scoop.it
Unilever and Millennium Villages announce collaboration on Global Handwashing Day as Jeffrey Sachs accuses institutions of collective inaction over saving 600,000 lives a year...
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District Water, Sanitation Mission observes Global Hand-Washing Day - Daily Pioneer

District Water, Sanitation Mission observes Global Hand-Washing Day - Daily Pioneer | wsafrica_en | Scoop.it
Ghana News AgencyDistrict Water, Sanitation Mission observes Global Hand-Washing DayDaily PioneerWater and sanitation mission is dedicated to providing Rs 4,600 to every family belonging to BPL, scheduled caste, scheduled tribes, disabled or small...
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Leader of African water security agency is recognized Friday at University of Oklahoma

Leader of African water security agency is recognized Friday at University of Oklahoma | wsafrica_en | Scoop.it
NORMAN — A leader of a Pan-African organization that seeks to improve water security and sanitation on the continent was recognized for her work Friday at the University of Oklahoma.
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Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About Fake Poop

Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About Fake Poop | wsafrica_en | Scoop.it
I’d like to think I’m beyond giggling when I see “Synthetic Feces Update” on a meeting agenda. But let’s face it, I’m not.
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Hand Washing for Hygiene Awareness | Habitat of Humanity ...

Hand Washing for Hygiene Awareness | Habitat of Humanity ... | wsafrica_en | Scoop.it
To increase the responsiveness of villagers to hygiene and sanitation, HFH Cambodia Community Organizers and WatSan Specialist worked together to run a three-day Hand Washing Campaign entitled “Clean Communities ...
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Mobile Technology boosts Water Security for the Poor

Mobile Technology boosts Water Security for the Poor | wsafrica_en | Scoop.it
Giving poor people proper access to safe water and sanitation would save 2.5 million people a year from dying from diarrhoea and other diseases spread by a lack of hygiene, according to charity WaterAid.
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Project 456 – Partnership in WASH services delivery : Hygiene Promotion in 5 Communities

Project 456 – Partnership in WASH services delivery : Hygiene Promotion in 5 Communities | wsafrica_en | Scoop.it
The folowing activities were carried out: - Community entry and mobilization - Baseline data collection on communities - Hygiene needs assessment - Hygiene education - Hygiene action planning - CLTS in 2 selected ...
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WB Confronts US$260 Billion a Year in Global Economic Losses from Lack of Sanitation

One out of every three people in the world today have no toilet, the World Bank said today.
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Sanitation: Five southern states in India fare well

Sanitation: Five southern states in India fare well | wsafrica_en | Scoop.it

The five South Indian states have made a remarkable progress in their efforts to end the practice of open defecation on their respective territories through the...  More largers chunks moved to the top?

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Indira Awaz Yojana a boon to hill people | Manipur Mail

Indira Awaz Yojana a boon to hill people | Manipur Mail | wsafrica_en | Scoop.it
In an address on “Rural Drinking Water Supply” in the afternoon session of the Bharat Nirman Campaign organized by PIB, Imphal on Friday, V Shangreiphao, SE, Rural Circle No. 11, PHED, Manipur said the water ...

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PurifiCup® Portable Water Filter for World Travelers HD

PurifiCup® is a portable water Purifier perfect for international travelers or for outdoor enthusiasts such as hunters, hikers, campers, boaters and anglers....
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Communalism Watch: Faith versus Sanitation

Communalism Watch: Faith versus Sanitation | wsafrica_en | Scoop.it
Ramesh was speaking at a launch of campaign to sensitize people about the ill effects of open defecation, a practice very common in rural areas and city slums, where sanitation facilities are poor or non-existent.
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ZACA calls for investment in the water and sanitation sector

ZACA calls for investment in the water and sanitation sector | wsafrica_en | Scoop.it
The Zambia Consumer Association (ZACA) has called for more investment in the water and sanitation sector in order to cushion the erratic water supply being experienced in most parts of the country. ZACA Executive Director ...
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Hi-tech toilets save lives - and mean big business

Hi-tech toilets save lives - and mean big business | wsafrica_en | Scoop.it

In a world where 2.5 billion people still do not have access to basic sanitation facilities, and 1.5 million children die each year from preventable diseases as a result, there is a pressing need to find sustainable solutions to this most ancient of human problems.

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Saison des pluies : Dori, une presque-île au milieu du Sahel

Saison des pluies : Dori, une presque-île au milieu du Sahel | wsafrica_en | Scoop.it

La ville de Dori, au Nord du Burkina Faso, connait une montée des eaux qui inquiète les populations et autorités locales. L’Agence d’Information du Burkina (AIB) a publié, vendredi 24 août, un communiqué sur les menaces d’inondations qui pèsent sur la ville sahélienne. Celle-ci est aujourd’hui transformée en presque île, indique l’auteur de l’article, et les premiers sinistrés se font déjà connaitre. Parmi eux, des écoles, des particuliers, des commerçants, et des particuliers, près de 800 personnes à qui il faut fournir un toit d’accueil.

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WASH Engineer, Nairobi, Kenya

  Closing Date: 13 August 2012 Salary: Based on experience Application Details: www.wsup.com/vacancies We are seeking a WASH Engineer to provide sound technical oversight to water supply and s...
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Sad stats: failure of water & sanitation projects « Improve International

Sad stats: failure of water & sanitation projects « Improve International | wsafrica_en | Scoop.it
It has been estimated that between 20% and 70% of installed handpumps in Sub-Saharan Africa are not functioning.
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USAID’s Development Innovation Ventures awards WaterSHED $100K WASH for Life grant to commercialize innovative hand-washing solution in Southeast Asia

USAID’s Development Innovation Ventures awards WaterSHED $100K WASH for Life grant to commercialize innovative hand-washing solution in Southeast Asia | wsafrica_en | Scoop.it
The U.S. Agency for International Development’s Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) awarded WaterSHED, an NGO based in Cambodia, a $100,000 Stage 1 grant to seed the commercial introduction of an innovative hand-washing solution in Vietnam.
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Global investor survey on climate change annual report on actions and progress 2011

About Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change. The Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) is a forum for collaboration on climate change for investors. IIGCC's ambition is to provide investors with a voice on climate ...
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