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Capacity, knowledge and documentation in sanitation and hygiene – calling for harmonisation and coordination

The drive for improved coordination between development agencies became a top priority after both the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness of 2005 and the Accra Agenda for Action in 2008 warned that the duplication of efforts by donors placed an unnecessary burden on partner countries and ultimately impinged potential development results.

Source: WSSCC
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27 May 2014

Beyond the anecdotal, unscientific or hard-to-validate: new grant opportunity from WSSCC on impact evaluation in sanitation

The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) has announced a Call For Proposals (CFP) for grant support for work relating to the ‘design and implementation of impact evaluation of sanitation and hygiene programmes’.  The deadline for submissions is June 15, 2014. 

Source: WSSCC
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19 May 2014

New UNICEF/WHO report says WASH gains mask growing inequalities

DUBAI, 8 May 2014 (IRIN) - Inequalities in access to clean drinking water and sanitation persist and in some cases are getting worse, although close to two billion people globally have gained access to clean drinking water and sanitation since 1990, according to new data from the World Health Organization and the UN Children’s Fund.

Source: IRIN News
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8 May 2014

Many Hands: Harmonising Capacity, Knowledge and Documentation in Sanitation and Hygiene

“This report is important as it highlights the outcomes from a rare meeting that brought together a core group of partners working on capacity, knowledge and documentation in WASH for the purposes of formulating a shared plan of action,” said Carolien Van der Voorden, Senior Programme Officer for Networking and Knowledge Management at WSSCC.

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Author: Andrew Kanyegirire, Carolien van der Voorden
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Last updated: Thu, 04/17/2014 - 22:26

WASH Media Awards- 5th Edition

CALL FOR ENTRIES
WSSCC and Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) welcome entries for the 5th edition of the WASH Media Awards.

 

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Author: WSSCC
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Last updated: Thu, 04/24/2014 - 16:19

Lessons and drivers behind the positive GSF-funded sanitation and hygiene changes in rural Cambodia

SNV, a sub-grantee of the Global Sanitation Fund in Camodia, is working in close cooperation with the government partners, community groups and other stakeholders in the five provinces of Kampong Cham, Takeo, Svay Rieng, Kampong Speu and Kandal to improve the health and quality of life for the rural households through enhanced access to improved sanitation and hygiene practices.

Cambodia
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22 September 2013
Last updated: Sun, 09/22/2013 - 14:01

Bolangir Walks For Water and Sanitation

Bolangir Walks For Water and Sanitation a Initiative of "World Walks For Water and Sanitation 2013" Organised By AJSA Orissa,India

India
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30 June 2013
Last updated: Thu, 07/11/2013 - 09:27

The Role of Sanitation in Girl Child Education - A Documentary Film by HEEALS

Through The Medium of Documentary Film and Art we are trying to create Awareness Among the Masses about Girl Child Education , Menstrual Hygiene, Sanitation and Safe Drinking Water and trying to relate how Girl Child education is directly suffering due to bad sanitation facilities , unsafe drinking water and lack of knowledge to obtain the same.

Author: Gagan Deep
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25 February 2013
Last updated: Fri, 07/12/2013 - 17:32

Livelihood Links to Poor Water Quality in India: Alternates

 

The water quality problem in India is severe in many pockets of the country. It has been learnt that there are comparatively less efforts toward addressing the problems related to water quality by government and other agencies in India. We have examples where the youth could not find jobs in organizations or public sector agencies those take physical fitness test by looking in each parameter of health of a person. In majority of cases the health authorities are not aware about the severity of endemic water quality problems in their area. The institutional coordination and knowledge networking efforts are shockingly negligible. This article tells that what the agencies and government should consider in such situation.  

People's Stories
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Author: K N Vajpai
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India
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30 November 2012
Last updated: Tue, 12/11/2012 - 19:40

Learning Brief - Sanitation and social empowerment

How can water and sanitation provision empower the urban poor?

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Author: Homeless International
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Last updated: Thu, 01/03/2013 - 10:51