Media roundup - clean water, WASH news, August 20, 2021
August 20, 2021
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) in the news
How Puri became the first Indian city to provide clean drinking water for all
Global water crisis will intensify with climate breakdown, says report
Sanitation complex built near Saravana Poigai tank
People fill plastic kettles with clean water from tap in Yemen
It takes 20 seconds of vigorous handwashing to dislodge viruses and bacteria, according to new study
Nigerian governor urges civilians to arm themselves
UN calls for enhanced humanitarian aid in Mozambique
Uganda scraps controversial anti-pornography ‘miniskirt’ law
Dozens killed in Niger village attack
Inside Mozambique’s evolving Cabo Delgado conflict
Ethnic Karen commanders in Myanmar admit killing 25 men
Uganda declares Polio outbreak
Ivory Coast begins Ebola vaccinations after first case detected in nearly 30 years
WaterAid in the news
PepsiCo Looks to Be Net Water Positive
Does offering ‘free water’ reduces wastage? WaterAid India
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.