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: 

Unsafe Working Conditions, Lost Livelihood: How Marginalised Communities Struggled in the Pandemic The Wire:  

Sanitation worker dies of black fungus, a first in Bhiwandi Hindustan Times:  

Technology leaders to launch revolutionary water pipeline invention at virtual event News From Wales:  

How clean water is linked with environmental and human health Nation of Change:  


Africa’s Covid patients dying from lack of oxygen BBC:  


Inquiry into ‘fake Covid tests’ at India’s Kumbh Mela BBC:  

Covid causes new environmental dilemma for India’s Ganges River BBC:  

What do we know about India’s new Covid vaccine? BBC:  


US Covid IP waiver U-turn alone will not solve vaccine crisis [PAYWALL]FT: 

Ethiopia To Vaccinate 2 Million Against Cholera In Tigray Region 

Emergency Live:  

Cholera: Affected community in Gombe now free — Commissioner 


Myanmar's renewed war scatters tens of thousands to forests 


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Blood Speaks: ‘Period Activist’ and Photographer Poulomi Basu Campaigns Against Violence Art Review: 

Communities encouraged to demand safe hygienic facilities 

Ghana Web: 

Ghana MMA: 


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