Over 21 million people in Bangladesh lack access to an improved water source.

38% don't have access to improved sanitation in Bangladesh, over 66 million people.

Over 4,100 children under five years old die from diarrhoeal diseases caused by poor water and sanitation in Bangladesh.

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Sneak peek of a Public Toilet at Gas Station – first of its kind! 14 Jun 2016

WaterAid Bangladesh aims to transform the public toilet services of Dhaka city through construction/renovation of public toilets and development of sustainable operation and management models under its project of Stimulating Urban Norms for Rigorous Improvement in the Sanitation Environment (SUNRISE).

International Training on Urban Rainwater Harvesting System 24 May 2016

WaterAid Bangladesh in collaboration with Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), India is going offer its sixth batch of training programme in Bangladesh.

The course is for civil engineers, architects, environmentalists, urban planners, policy-makers and development practitioners who have an interest in the theory, practice and policies of rainwater harvesting system.

CBA10 Youth Conference wraps up 28 Apr 2016

Climate change has a huge impact in Bangladesh in terms of loss and damage. To address this issue, youth are the key for community based adaption to climate Change as they are almost half of the part of population in Bangladesh. This is the thinking of youth and organizers of the conference titled ‘Youth Conference on Community Based Adaptation (YCBA)’ held at North South University from 26 to 27 April.

DNCC Mayor assures a changed Dhaka within next 3 years 18 Apr 2016

Dhaka North City Corporation- DNCC’s Honorable Mayor Mr. Annisul Huq Inaugurated two newly made public toilets today. This is in continuation of the memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed among Dhaka South City Corporation, Dhaka North City Corporation, Dhaka WASA and Water Aid Bangladesh to ensure health care by the proper use of public toilets. H&M Conscious Foundation and WaterAid Bangladesh provided financial and technical assistance to this.

Municipalities to respond to the WASH and health needs of the citizens 9 Apr 2016

A policy dialogue titled "Liveable Cities, Healthy Citizens: How can City Governments Improve Urban Health?" participated by Mayors, Councillors and professionals from over fifty municipalities explored the role of municipalities to respond to the WASH and health need of the citizens.

3rd Bangladesh convention on rainwater harvesting 4 Apr 2016

Water resources and water quality in Bangladesh are under increasing stress due to ever-increasing demand by the growing population as well as industrial activities, adverse impacts of climate change and inappropriate land use and waste management, resulting in loss/pollution of water bodies and wet lands.

MOU signed between Shornokishoree and WaterAid Bangladesh 7 Feb 2016

The topic of menstruation is cloaked with secrecy and negativity in Bangladesh, and associated with cultural and religious taboos. Aiming at breaking the silence around the discourse, WaterAid Bangladesh signed a MOU with the largest Adolescent Health Network of the country ‘Shorno Kishoree’.

Dissemination of National Hygiene Promotion Strategy 2012 at the national level 13 Dec 2015

Water Aid Bangladesh once again embarked on a successful national dissemination workshop jointly organised by Policy Support Unit (PSU) of Bangladesh in cooperation with UKAid in the capital’s one of the most popular international conference centre. The event marks on the Dissemination of National Hygiene Promotion Strategy 2012 at the national level; having completed dissemination at the divisional, district, upazila and union level.

Talk show on NTV- WASH and Nutrition in Bangladesh 26 Dec 2015

Nutrition goes hand-in-hand with clean water, sanitation and hygiene. Malnutrition is not only due to lack of nutritious food; it can be exacerbated by parasites and bacteria or even pathogens found in food and water. Unsafe water and poor sanitation, or lack of proper hygiene, undermine nutrition causing illnesses like diarrhea and dysentery which forces nutrients out of the body.

Mayor Sayeed Khokon inaugurates the public toilet construction at Pathnakunja in Dhaka 25 Jun 2015

Honourable Mayor of Dhaka South City Corporation Sayeed Khokon inaugurates a public toilet construction at Pathnakunja, one of the busiest place in Dhaka today. He says, “we will develop a planned public sanitation system in city for all inhabitants of Dhaka especially for pedestrians, commuters and women, especially for those who passes a long time in city’s streets due to heavy traffic”.

Sanitation Conference Bangladesh: A journey towards ZERO 30 Jul 2015

The Sanitation Secretariat of Bangladesh in association with WaterAid, UNICEF, SIMAVI, SNV, Practical Action Bangladesh and Plan International is pleased to announce the call for abstract for the ‘Journey to ZERO: Sanitation Conference’. The conference will be held on 3 and 4 October 2015 at Lakeshore Hotel, House 46, Road 41, Gulshan 2, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

WaterAid joins hand with Shorno Kishoree to promote menstrual hygiene 4 May 2015

Despite menstruation being a natural aspect of health and life, the social stigma and silence surrounding the topic means women and girls all over the world have to find ways to manage their menstruation with limited means and support every day, impacting their productivity, privacy and well-being.

WaterAid Bangladesh marks International Womens Day 8 Mar 2015

WaterAid Bangladesh marks the International Women's Day 2015 with a TV spot shedding light on women’s difficulties outdoor in absence of decent public toilets in the city that adversely affect on women’s progress.