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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
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
8 May 2014

Water, Sanitation and Public health news==Local Government bodies fail to achieve target due to low budget allocation

This is the news published in a Daily National News paper named 'The Financial Express' on water, sanitation and public health at Kuliarchar, Kishorgonj District. …

Author: The Financial Express
Kuliarchar, Kishorgonj, Bangladesh
18 June 2012
Last updated: Fri, 08/17/2012 - 18:30

Mardan District WASH forum (Pakistan - KPK)

A forum where Govt departments, CSOs, Communities and Media feloows sit together and share the WASH sector issues and developments in the District

Sector Initiatives
Last updated: Tue, 05/01/2012 - 11:17

Transparency, accountability in water service delivery, problems and prospects

ransparency, accountability in water service delivery, problems and prospects: a case of berhampur city in Orissa, india

Author: Bibhu Prasad Sahu
10 May 2011
Last updated: Thu, 05/19/2011 - 10:09

The Heart of the Matter: People's Voices on Sanitation and Hygiene in South Asia

In this short film, WSSCC, Freshwater Action Network South Asia, and WaterAid captured the thoughts, hopes and dreams of ordinary people in South Asia about sanitation and hygiene. 

Author: WSSCC
Last updated: Thu, 04/07/2011 - 19:07

Au cœur du sujet : l’avis des personnes sur l’assainissement et l’hygiène en Asie du Sud

Depuis 2010, nous sommes confrontés au fait que 716 millions d’hommes, de femmes et d’enfants défèquent à l’air libre tous les jours en Asie du Sud, ce qui est tout à fait honteux.

Author: WSSCC
Last updated: Thu, 06/30/2011 - 16:43

Re-viewing JMP on MDGs!

The JMP (Joint Monitoring Programme) for Water Supply and Sanitation serves as the official mechanism of the United Nations for monitoring access to drinking-water and sanitation, and for reporting globally on the status of Drinking-Water and Sanitation coverage. One can’t be sure, whether enough probing or questions are incorporated to elicit detailed information about drinking water and sanitation. This is one of the important limitations of NFHS or DHS data, which, at present is being used under JMP to show progress of a country on MDG target 7c.

Source: JMP
Last updated: Thu, 05/19/2011 - 10:06

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