Wild Water: The State of the World's Water 2017

Wild Water: State of the World's Water 2017 21 Mar 2017

Across the world 663 million people still do not have access to water; the vast majority of them - over half a billion - live in rural areas. In Wild Water, WaterAid’s state of the world’s water report, we explore how climate change – felt through extreme weather events such as cyclones, flooding and drought – could make the situation far worse for future generations.

MHM in Nepal

Menstrual hygiene management in Udaypur and Sindhuli districts of Nepal 28 Feb 2017

Adolescent girls face significant challenges to managing their menstruation hygienically, with comfort and confidence, especially in low-income countries. WaterAid is working with the Government of Nepal to strengthen WASH facilities in schools of Udaypur and Sindhuli Districts, and to help equip them to facilitate confident menstrual hygiene management (MHM). This study sought to inform the development of these interventions through mixed-methods research with girls, boys, teachers and mothers.

Study on WASH - Nutrition Barriers & Potential Solutions 24 Feb 2017

Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) has an important effect on nutrition status, but many WASH programs do not integrate nutrition and vice versa. Integration of WASH and nutrition is therefore a promising strategy to improve nutrition outcomes.

Forty representatives were consulted to identify current barriers to WASH and nutrition integration in Cambodia, and identify opportunities to address or overcome these barriers.

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Ethiopia Country Strategy 14 Feb 2017 | WaterAid

Ethiopia has made huge strides in increasing WASH coverage. Through its new Country Strategy, WaterAid Ethiopia aims to support and consolidate these gains with a focus on building the integrated, resilient, inclusive systems required to ensure sustained universal access to WASH for everyone everywhere by 2030.
Terms of reference and call for proposals - rural sanitation approaches and costings analysis

Call for proposals - rural sanitation approaches and costings analysis 7 Feb 2017 | WaterAid

WaterAid, UNICEF and Plan USA are seeking proposals for analysing rural sanitation approaches being used in the sector, with the aim of developing two practical guidance documents – one for costing programmes and one for developing approaches tailored to local situations.
WaterAid's common approach to PMER of advocacy

WaterAid's common approach to PMER of advocacy 2 Feb 2017 | Country: International | Author: Kate Norgrove

WaterAid's common approach to PMER outlines key behaviours and the core commitments for all of WaterAid on how to achieve sustainable change at scale. The common approach is accompanied by a set of four tools, which can help ensure that PMER is effective and appropriate within the context of the organisation.