Latest International Year of Sanitation Stories
Maintaining the world’s large river basins will be a key to bolstering the overall health and economies of the regions containing them, according to a new report by the United Nations.
As governments prepare to gather at the United Nations General Assembly in New York on September 19 and 20, a new report published by a group of six influential aid agencies provides clear and compelling evidence that a combined approach to tackling poverty and disease—that brings together work on water and sanitation, health, education, and nutrition/food security—achieves better results for the world's poorest.
New Strategy Promotes Adoption of Safe, Affordable Sanitation in the Developing World KIGALI, Rwanda, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today announced the launch of a strategy to help bring safe, clean, sanitation services to millions of poor people in the developing world.
Countries with the greatest unmet sanitation and water needs most often receive little or no aid WASHINGTON, April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Between 1997 and 2008, aid commitments for sanitation and water fell from 8% of total development aid to 5%, lower than commitments for health, education, transport, energy and agriculture, according to the latest UN-Water Global Annual Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking-Water (GLAAS) report, launched yesterday by UN-Water and the World Health...
UNU-INWEH report offers 9-point prescription for achieving Millennium Development Goal for sanitation by 2015.
WASHINGTON, March 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- InterAction joins other U.S.-based non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in calling for the United States government to commit available resources to solve the world's growing water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) crisis.
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