Nepal quake kills more than 3000
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Nepal earthquake27 Apr 2015

WaterAid's priority is to provide water and sanitation assistance to communities affected by the massive earthquake in Nepal.
Sanitation marketing in Cambodia

How to sell toilets: a new approach to sanitation marketing in South East Asia22 Apr 2015

In Cambodia, an organisation named WaterSHED has developed a successful approach to marketing sanitation to remote communities which has reached 40% of Cambodians and is spreading fast across the Mekong region. Girish Menon, WaterAid’s Director of International Programmes and Deputy Chief Executive, went to see their programme in action to find out how it works.
Water logging on the main road, there is no prevention method in place for this problem to date, Paikgacha Paurasava, Bangladesh, 2014.

Flooding and sludge issues – at home and abroad9 Apr 2015

Learning can be a two-way street: Rémi Kaupp, WaterAid’s Programme Officer – Urban, travelled with Yorkshire Water and AECOM engineers to Bangladesh, and discovered that the UK and Bangladesh have more water challenges in common than you might expect.
Bintou Koura, 40, collects dirty water from a partially dried riverbed in Imbina, Burkina Faso, October 2014.

Tackling drought in West Africa: training communities to be water experts27 Mar 2015

In drought-prone areas of Burkina Faso, WaterAid has been training local people to manage water supplies and address WASH issues. Sarah Dobsevage, Director of Strategic Partnerships at WaterAid America, describes how we are working with communities to build their resilience to water challenges.
Handwashing in India

Indicating the SDGs: our concerns and proposals25 Mar 2015

This week the third Inter-Governmental Negotiations (IGN) meeting to discuss the post-2015 agenda convenes in New York. As member states discuss the actual goals and targets, and the indicators which will be used to measure success, WaterAid’s Policy Analyst - Monitoring & Accountability, Tim Brewer, looks at our top three concerns about the final outcomes, and offers our alternatives.
Washing hands in clean water

sH₂Ort stories, lasting impact25 Mar 2015

Esteemed sH₂Orts judge, Charlie Phillips, Head of Documentaries at The Guardian, discusses the recent film competition and expresses his admiration for all of the shortlisted entries.

WaterAid number one water, sanitation and hygiene charity25 Mar 2015

Philanthropedia – whose mission it is to improve the effectiveness of non-profit organisations – awarded WaterAid the number one spot in the water, sanitation and hygiene sector after surveying experts to identify who was making the greatest impact.