Media roundup - clean water, WASH news, May 12, 2022

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K. washes her hands at a handwashing station at her school in Andhra Pradesh, India. March 2021.
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May 12, 2022

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

‘Everybody’s problem is drought’: One in four children could live with water shortages in 2040, UN warns 
The Independent - 
Many Wrongly Think Tap Water Is Safe for At-Home Medical Use 
WebMD -

Women’s water burden rose as COVID lockdowns hit 
WASH Matters -

Mass. announces $1.3B for wastewater, drinking water infrastructure
Water World -

Nyagatare: Students commend the construction of School based Rainwater Harvesting facilities 
TopAfricanNews -

WaterAid and The VF Foundation Launch Program to Improve Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Cambodia
Smart Water Mag: 
and many more including CSR Wire, Yahoo! Finance, Khmer Times and 3BL Media

Handwashing most effective way to prevent viral infections
Punch -

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.

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Toilets matter more than you might think. Sanitation is fundamental for the dignity and health of a community.

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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.

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