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Report of the Second Consultation on Post-2015 Monitoring of Drinking-Water, Sanitation and Hygiene The Hague, 3-5 December 2012

On 3, 4 and 5 December 2012, WHO and UNICEF convened some 60 international experts and stakeholders in drinking-water, sanitation and hygiene at a second Consultation on Post-2015 WASH Monitoring in The Hague, hosted by the Government of the Netherlands. They reviewed and discussed a consolidated proposal for the post-2015 targets and indicators, with underlying definitions, and recommended it serves as a sound basis for further refinement, for intensified communication and for the preparation of a final submission to UN Member States in their deliberations of the post-2015 Development Agenda.

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Last updated: Thu, 11/21/2013 - 13:26

Knowledge management in practice - Implementing effective knowledge management in emergencies: a case study from Somalia WASH Cluster

Effective knowledge management for better coordinated emergency WASH response: Experience of Somalia WASH Cluster and lessons learned for all the relevant actors

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Author: Kathryn Harries
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Last updated: Tue, 05/21/2013 - 17:32

Technical Note - Cleaning wells

Wells cleaning and disinfection is an innovative approache which was started by IRSP, Pakistan with the financial and technical support of SCD in flood-affected districts Charsadda and Nowshehra, where more than 50% of population were dependant upon  dug wells for drinking water. These wells were severely contaminated and destroyed by the flood waters in July 2010. The initial phase of project enabled 2,200 housholds (26,000 population aprox.) to access clean drinking water via rehabilitation, cleaning and disinfection of wells. 

Sector Initiatives
Last updated: Mon, 04/16/2012 - 11:18

Inviting Disasters

In the Himalayan region, our government, scientists and researchers are aware that the region is earthquake prone and there are various factors leading to water related hazards, so developing huge infrastructure without considering various environmental factors is like inviting disaster.

March 2011
Last updated: Tue, 03/29/2011 - 09:51

Identifying Gaps in Emergency Sanitation - Workshop report

Report for the workshop "Identifying gaps in emergeny sanitation - design of new kits to increase effectiveness in emergencies," which was held from 22-23 February 2011 in Stoutenbourg, Netherlands.

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Author: Åse Johannessen
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Last updated: Thu, 03/17/2011 - 09:04

Global WASH Cluster

The Global WASH Cluster has been established as an open formal platform for all emergency WASH actors to ensure an effective, timely and coherent response in the provision of water, sanitation, hyg …

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Last updated: Mon, 10/01/2012 - 18:07

Coordinator Syed Ayub Qutub uses the media to highlight the importance of hygiene in post-flood Pakistan

Humanitarian efforts continue after the devastating floods in Pakistan in recent months. WSSCC’s National Coordinator in Pakistan, Syed Ayub Qutub, has been doing his part to raise awareness about important WASH issues. In an article dated 5 September on The Beautiful Pakistan blog spot, he elaborated on the challenge of triggering hygiene behaviour change among the flood-effect population.

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28 September 2010