Media roundup - clean water, WASH news, February 25, 2022

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February 25, 2022

All the water, sanitation and hygiene news that's fit to publish.

Nigeria: The paradox of Lagos' water shortage- DW

Nigeria to host 2022 World Toilet Summit in November- Vanguard

PMC clean drains to prepare for monsoon season- Times of India 

  • Water is life, we must protect it, says Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu- The Hindu, The Print, New Indian Express  
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NIGERIA: Project provides clean water for drinking, hygiene- Mission News Wire
Elon Musk Laughed At Concerns Over Tesla Causing Water Scarcity; Problem Turns Serious- Republic World 

Letter: Cross border co-operation will avoid wars over water- FT
An examination of water, sanitation, and hygiene accessibility and opportunity- 

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Water crisis ‘a ticking time bomb’, Environment Agency chief says - The Independent

A sustainable spin to public sanitation- New India Express

6% hike in allocations; biggest share for health and sanitation - Times of India

Rajasthan: No clean water for Ramganj Residents- Times of India

UGANDA: AfDB-funded WSSP II Provides Clean Water to 800,000 People- Afrik21


‘Unethical’ baby formula marketing harming Africans – study - BBC

Without the vaccines it needs, Africa can only dream of ending Covid rules- Telegraph

Catching the bug: are farmed insects about to take off in Africa?- The Guardian


Uttar Pradesh elections: The crushing pain of India's job seekers - BBC

Pakistan PM reaches Moscow amid invasion: ‘What a time I have come, so much excitement’ - Independent

Climate change

'A journey with no end' Angola's climate refugees- Al Jazeera

Hot days lead to more mental health emergencies, study finds- The Guardian

Energy sector methane emissions under-reported by ‘alarming’ rate, IEA says - The Financial Times

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