Media roundup - clean water, wash news round-up, June 18 2021 | WaterAid

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Media round up - clean water and WASH news summary June 18, 2021 | WaterAid
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June 18, 2021

How clean water is linked with environmental and human health Nation of Change: https://www.nationofchange.org/2021/06/16/how-clean-water-is-linked-with-environmental-and-human-health/ 

Unsafe Working Conditions, Lost Livelihood: How Marginalised Communities Struggled in the Pandemic The Wire: https://thewire.in/rights/unsafe-working-conditions-lost-livelihood-how-marginalised-communities-struggled-in-the-pandemic  


Sanitation worker dies of black fungus, a first in Bhiwandi Hindustan Times: https://www.hindustantimes.com/cities/others/sanitation-worker-dies-of-black-fungus-a-first-in-bhiwandi-101623867432016.html  

Technology leaders to launch revolutionary water pipeline invention at virtual event News From Wales: https://newsfromwales.co.uk/energy/technology-leaders-to-launch-revolutionary-water-pipeline-invention-at-virtual-event/  

How clean water is linked with environmental and human health Nation of Change: https://www.nationofchange.org/2021/06/16/how-clean-water-is-linked-with-environmental-and-human-health/  

Africa

Africa’s Covid patients dying from lack of oxygen BBC: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-57501127  

Asia 

Inquiry into ‘fake Covid tests’ at India’s Kumbh Mela BBC: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-57508212  

Covid causes new environmental dilemma for India’s Ganges River BBC: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/world-asia-india-57505616  

What do we know about India’s new Covid vaccine? BBC: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-55748124  

Health

US Covid IP waiver U-turn alone will not solve vaccine crisis [PAYWALL]FT: https://www.ft.com/content/1d5f8a3e-e26a-4eee-b4b5-7166e761cc26 

Ethiopia To Vaccinate 2 Million Against Cholera In Tigray Region 

Emergency Live: https://www.emergency-live.com/health-and-safety/ethiopia-to-vaccinate-2-million-against-cholera-in-tigray-region/  

Cholera: Affected community in Gombe now free — Commissioner 

VanguardNGR: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2021/06/cholera-affected-community-in-gombe-now-free-commissioner/  

Myanmar's renewed war scatters tens of thousands to forests 

Euronews: https://www.euronews.com/2021/06/17/us-myanmar-politics-displaced  

WaterAid in the news

Blood Speaks: ‘Period Activist’ and Photographer Poulomi Basu Campaigns Against Violence Art Review: https://artreview.com/blood-speaks-period-activist-poulomi-basu-campaign-against-violence-photography/ 

Communities encouraged to demand safe hygienic facilities 

Ghana Web: https://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/Communities-encouraged-to-demand-safe-hygienic-facilities-1287418 

Ghana MMA: https://ghana-mma.com/2021/06/16/communities-encouraged-to-demand-safe-hygienic-facilities/ 

 

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