This week’s global WASH news

Date: 29th April 2011

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General news
WASH Keeps Communities Clean, Inter Press Service
Water Supply and Sanitation: Sector Results Profile, WaterWorld
Mumbai civic amenities to match global standards, Daily News and Analysis
Residents march to demand toilets, Independent Online (Zimbabwe)
India: US$ 2 billion unused aid for water and sanitation, The Hindu
Philippines: an inspiring ‘toilet tale’, Sanitation Updates
India, Nepal: poor sanitation in jails, Sanitation Updates
Joint Mission Here For Water, Sanitation Confab, The Inquirer (Liberia)

News from partners/WASH sector
New Training Manual on Water Integrity, SIWI
Anniversary brochure 75 years of Eawag, EAWAG
GWP India Contributes to Government Water Charter, Global Water Partnership
The Urban Gateway – a new online community, UN-Habitat
UNICEF on World Malaria Day: Preventable and curable, but still killing 800,000 every year, UNICEF
New WHO report: deaths from noncommunicable diseases on the rise, with developing world hit hardest, World Health Organization

Related News

(The article below was originally published with support from WSSCC by the International Institute for Sustainable Development, here) Presented by Water Supply and Sanitation Collaboration Council (WSSCC), State of Qatar (Qatar Fund for Development), Global Citizen, and Education Cannot Wait, this side event focused on sanitation as a key determinant of health and education. Panelists shared examples […]

(The article below was originally published with support from WSSCC by the International Institute for Sustainable Development, here) This side event convened to launch and discuss the findings of a global review on the effectiveness of national accountability mechanisms on progress towards the water and sanitation targets of SDG 6. The report is available online […]

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