Proposal for consolidated drinking water,sanitation andhygiene targets,indicators and definitions

Submitted by Celine Dondeynaz on 7 May, 2013 - 17:01

This document summerises the outputs of  the consultation process handled in May 2011 on post 2015 targets and indicators.  Four working groups were consituted: drinking water and sanitation, hygiene and equity and no discrimination.The full document is available here.

Wasrag World Water Summit V - Lisbon, Portugal

Submitted by Water Team on 14 December, 2012 - 12:40
21/06/2013 - 11:31


Wasrag is pleased to announce the World Water Summit V will be held in

World Toilet Summit 2012 from 3-6 Dec 2012

Submitted by Water Team on 17 July, 2012 - 14:53
Start 03/12/2012 - 09:00 End 06/12/2012 - 17:00


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New Journal on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development

Submitted by Cesar CARMONA-MORENO on 9 December, 2010 - 19:12

Call for papers for the new Journal for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development
The Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development, being launched cooperatively by the IWA and the Water institute at UNC, fills a critical gap and compliments other publications in the areas of WaSH and development. It is a peer-reviewed journal devoted to the dissemination of high-quality information on the science, policy and practice of drinking-water supply, sanitation and hygiene at local, national and international levels. The journal publishes original contributions including research, analysis, review and commentary. It emphasizes issues of concern in developing and middle-income countries and in disadvantaged communities world-wide.

35th WEDC International Conference

Submitted by Celine Dondeynaz on 18 August, 2010 - 17:06
Start 06/07/2010 (All day) End 08/07/2010 (All day)

The future of water, sanitation and hygiene in low-income countries: Innovation, adaptation and engagement in a changing world.

6-8 July 2011, Loughborough University, UK

In celebration of the fortieth anniversary of WEDC in 2011, we are very pleased to announce that the 35th WEDC International Conference will be held at Loughborough University, UK, from 6th to 8th July 2011. The Call for Papers will be published by 31 July 2010.


Nigeria: Installing Toilets to Reduce Blindness

Submitted by Celine Dondeynaz on 1 July, 2010 - 09:16

By humanitarian news and analysis, 21 June 2010

Maiduguri — Lack of access to clean toilets or an adequate water supply, living in close proximity to animals, and poor public health awareness have helped put 2.3 million people in northern Nigeria's Borno State at risk of contracting trachoma, a bacterial infection causing blindness.

But practising simple good hygiene and stopping open defecation can significantly reduce the chances of contracting the disease, says NGO Helen Keller International (HKI).

Full article

Water, sanitation and hygiene standards for schools in low-cost settings

Submitted by Celine Dondeynaz on 17 February, 2010 - 13:52

Water, sanitation and hygiene standards for schools in low-cost settings, Geneva, Switzerland, World Heath Organization. - ix, 41 p. – Bibliography: p.39-41. – Includes glossary. - ISBN 978-92-4-154779-6

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