9 November 2010

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.

9 November 2010

WSSCC is pleased to welcome its newest National Coordinator, Ms. Salomé Onana Bene, of Cameroon. Ms. Onana Bene has a legal background and is currently an educator at an elementary school specializing in education related to water, sanitation and hygiene. She is also the Resident Director of CREPA Cameroon.

9 November 2010

The African Civil Society Network on Water and Sanitation (ANEW) is a regional networking body of African civil society organizations (CSOs) actively involved in the field of sustainable water management, water supply and sanitation.

9 November 2010

WSSCC helped arrange four days of training at the “Hand Washing University” workshop held in July in Nairobi, Kenya. Thirty-five sector professionals, including a number of WSSCC members, attended from around the world.

9 November 2010

WSSCC welcomed Ms. Clara Rudholm to its Global Sanitation Fund programme staff earlier this month.

15 October 2010

The Steering Committee of the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) today elected Professor Anna Tibaijuka, Former Executive Director of UN-HABITAT, as its new Chair.

12 October 2010

For the third annual Global Handwashing Day, more than 200 million schoolchildren, parents, teachers, celebrities and government officials around the world will lather up, but at the end of the day, they aim to have more than just clean hands.

7 October 2010

Seated beneath a banner proclaiming “Solidarity for Sanitation,” leading public officials and sanitation experts in Nepal today launched the country’s national Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) programme with a $5 million commitment from the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC).

5 October 2010

In Senegal on 30 June, the second in country Executing Agency (EA) for the Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) signed its contract with WSSCC. Barry Jackson, Global Sanitation Fund Programme Manager, and Hakim Hadjel, Project Officer, were on hand in Dakar when AGETIP, a national non-governmental organization, formalized the start-up of the GSF in the country.

13 September 2010

This publication takes an in-depth look at the various hygiene and sanitation software approaches that have been deployed over the last 40 years.

10 September 2010

Nine journalists were named today as winners of the WASH Media Awards competition for their excellence in reporting on water, sanitation and hygiene-related issues.

30 June 2010

In Senegal on 30 June, the second in country Executing Agency (EA) for the Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) signed its contract with WSSCC.