Media roundup - clean water, WASH news, August 13, 2021
August 13, 2021
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) in the news
COVID-19 worsens water crisis
Opinion: Imagine COVID-19 in a world with water and sanitation for all
WHO to trial malaria, arthritis drugs as COVID treatments
Sometimes thinking of Africa in its entirety can be useful
Shell to pay $111m over decades-old oil spills in Nigeria
The Guardian view on Ethiopia’s war: from very bad to worse
Zambia election: Democracy at risk amid President Lungu’s debt disaster.
Covid-19: Fears over sharp rise in diabetes in India
Cholera spreads in Nigeria as 146 confirmed dead in Kebbi
More than 150 people in isolation as health authorities race to contain Ebola-like Marburg virus
WaterAid in the news
Food shortages and ruined livelihoods: Malawi’s vanishing lake reveals human cost of climate change
WaterAid: Climate Stories by Don't Panic
From advocacy to engineering, we cover a lot of ground, but the fundamentals of our work are simple:
Clean water infrastructure means people can access clean, running water 365 days a year.
Toilets matter more than you might think. Sanitation is fundamental for the dignity and health of a community.
Hygiene is the final piece of the puzzle. Good hygiene helps people stay healthier, it prevents the spread of diseases and allows people to flourish.