Media roundup - clean water, WASH news, November 25, 2021

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November 25, 2021

All the WASH news you might ever need to know, plus, Matt Damon!

Africa still faces enormous challenges in water, sanitation sectors: Namibian minister 
WaterAid in the news
COVID-19 Has Worsened Plight of Sanitation Workers Globally –WaterAid 
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Ethiopians prepare for battle to save the nation 
Burkina Faso media condemn internet shutdown 
Uganda suicide attacks: Inside view of the IS-linked ADF rebels 
Nigeria's Lekki massacre report fake, says minister 

France, Germany latest countries to urge nationals to leave Ethiopia 


‘Much safer now’: Is India past the worst of COVID pandemic? 
Modi humbled by Indian farmers 

Climate change

India’s apple farmers count cost of climate crisis as snow decimates crops 
Brazil foreign minister surprised by Amazon deforestation spike 
Scepticism is fully justified when it comes to the COP26 announcements 
Why are poorer countries bearing the brunt of climate crisis? 

WaterAid in the news

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Celebrities and water

Good Well Hunting? - Matt Damon co-writing a book on access to clean water

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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