What does it really cost to extend and sustain safe water and hygienic sanitation to poor communities in developing countries? The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is supporting the IRC’s project, WASHCost: Quantifying the cost of delivering safe water, sanitation and hygiene services, with a US$14.48 million (Euro 9.86 million) grant over five years to answer this question and to transform information, learning and performance in the sector.
- Re: Please help me with a global survey: how common are squatting toilets in your country? - by: dwipayanti May 29, 2015Hi, Based on my experience in Indonesia, squatting toilet is more common than "the sitting" one. In rural areas, almost all are using squatting toilet. In urban areas, i think more households are using squatting toilet (particularly among medium and low income households). More people in big cities are now prefer to have sitting toilet in their new […]
- Re: Sewage Treatment in India: "We are making collection, transportation, treatment and finally reuse of sewage mandatory" - by: KaiMikkel May 28, 2015What an opportunity lost. The opportunity: leapfrog resource and capital intensive western systems. The loss: foregoing the option of sustainable alternatives. And to think that the notion of "deep conservation" originated in India...
- Re: Lessons Learned from the Dissemination of Biodigesters for Sanitation in Haiti, from 2010 to 2013 - by: ekellogg May 28, 2015The dropbox links are gone.
- Re: Transition from on site to off site sanitation systems - by: PaulUK May 28, 2015I am not part of that group but I am UCL civil engineering student specialising in environmental systems. But I know Dr Campos from lectures I have attended to. Thanks for the links provided. I will look into effluent sewers in more detail.
- USAID WASH and Nutrition Webinar - by: campbelldb May 28, 2015WASH and Nutrition Webinar - Overcoming undernutrition is a great challenge that will require both WASH and nutrition interventions. USAID's Elizabeth Jordan and Katherine Dennison discuss the connection between undernutrition and lack of access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services and highlight opportunities for integrated programming to ac […]
- Re: Please help me with a global survey: how common are squatting toilets in your country? - by: dwipayanti May 29, 2015
- State steps up sanitation drive May 5, 2015Over 50 female leaders from around the world recently published a declaration calling for the end of poor sanitation and hygiene in the developing world. Among those leaders are the first ladies of Madagascar and Malawi, both of whom announced the declaration in Washington, D.C.6
- Women Leaders target need for sanitation and hygiene April 30, 2015Over 50 female leaders from around the world recently published a declaration calling for the end of poor sanitation and hygiene in the developing world. Among those leaders are the first ladies of Madagascar and Malawi, both of whom announced the declaration in Washington, D.C.6
- Ebola response: CLTS running strong in rural Liberia April 28, 2015This week in Bong County, the National Technical Coordinating Unit (NTCU) – responsible for setting Liberia’s national WASH guidelines – verified 29 new communities as Open Defecation Free (ODF). “What was originally just a short-term basic hygiene promotion has become another successful Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) project,” said Global Communities […]6
- Chienge districts celebrates ODF success April 27, 2015Chienge's achievement as Zambia’s first Open Defecation Free (ODF) district should inspire other regions in the country for similar success, Deputy Minister of Local Government and Housing Danny Chingimbu said at the district’s celebration of attainment of ODF status.6
- Liberian ODF communities did not experience transmission of the Ebola virus April 16, 2015Mr. deVries, Chief of Party of Global COmmunities described the fight against the virus and the Community Led Total Sanitation program as an incredible and challenging experience.He said with all of these challenges faced by his entity during his tenure, tremendous progress was made in the fight against the Ebola virus, especially in safe burial and the Comm […]6
- State steps up sanitation drive May 5, 2015
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