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

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

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

Filtrado precario en Nepal

El precario método de filtrado utilizado en un hotel. …

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Author: Leandro Baud
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Kathmandu
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22 June 2012
Last updated: Thu, 08/16/2012 - 10:17

Making a low cost bio-sand filter - Philippines

Bio-sand filters are low-cost technology which can make potable water for households.

19 December 2011
Last updated: Tue, 01/03/2012 - 15:26

Almighty Ganges-Can We!

In south Asian region over 75 percent of the people live in rural areas, those have little access to safe potable water systems. Until, recently, people depended more on surface water which was exposed to microbial contamination resulting in water related disease like gastroenteritis, typhoid, dysentery, cholera, infectious hepatitis, infant diarrhoeas, and skin diseases and so on.

1 April 2011
Last updated: Thu, 05/19/2011 - 10:05

How concerned we are to save our rivers

The city development planning and judicious resource allocation in most of the cities in South Asian countries is a big challenge. …

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Author: K N Vajpai
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Rishikesh, Naugaon, Meerut
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1 April 2011
Last updated: Thu, 05/19/2011 - 10:07

Household Water Treatment and Safe Storage Options in Developing Countries: a Review of Current Implementation Practices

A review of five of the most common household water treatment and safe storage (HWTS).

Publications
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Author: Daniele S. Lantagne, Robert Quick, Eric D. Mintz
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English
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Last updated: Wed, 03/23/2011 - 13:08