Monthly Archives: September 2013

Urbanization and WASH: Learning From Local Leaders

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By Dr. Tanvi Nagpal The WASH sector is warily optimistic: much of the world’s urban population now has access to some improved source of water, and rural accessibility is steadily improving. Even sanitation is finally receiving much-deserved attention from governments

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Posted in Advocacy, Sanitation

Let’s Improve Urban Water and Sanitation Metrics

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By Bob Dubinsky, Chairman of the board of directors of the International Housing Coalition This series is a part of WASH Advocates’ work for the 2013 World Water Week. View materials from our session, “Water & Urban Development From a

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Where are the Urban Poor?

By Dr. Tanvi Nagpal, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and Global Water Program, Johns Hopkins University This series is a part of WASH Advocates’ work for the 2013 World Water Week. View materials from our session, “Water & Urban

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Posted in Sanitation

WASH and Urbanization – The True Cost of Sanitation

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By Sherina Munyana, Water For People This series is a part of WASH Advocates’ work for the 2013 World Water Week. View materials from our session, “Water & Urban Development From a Health Perspective.” This session aimed to demonstrate the

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Posted in Sanitation, Sustainability

Applying Emergency WASH Standards In Densely Populated Areas

Oxfam worked with residents to build permanent toilets in Cite-L'Eternelle.

By Dr. Marc Cohen,  Senior Researcher, Humanitarian Policy, Oxfam America This series is a part of WASH Advocates’ work for the 2013 World Water Week. View materials from our session, “Water & Urban Development From a Health Perspective.” This session

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Posted in Advocacy, Sanitation, Sustainability, Women

The Proof is in the Partnership

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By Colleen Vollberg, Senior Manager of Freshwater and Biodiversity Policy at Conservation International This series is a part of WASH Advocates’ work for the 2013 World Water Week. View materials from our session, “Water & Urban Development From a Health

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Posted in Sustainability

Bridging Sectors to Improve Health in Urban Areas

Participants in a USAID-funded workshop in Haiti learn drip irrigation. 
Photo by Kendra Helmer/USAID

By Amanda Stevens This series is a part of WASH Advocates’ work for the 2013 World Water Week. View materials from our session, “Water & Urban Development From a Health Perspective.” This session aimed to demonstrate the importance of cross-sectoral

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Posted in Advocacy, NTDs

Focus on the People: Infrastructure Planning for Water-Smart Cities

Waste dumped on water front, Simeule Island, Indonesia, 2006. Photo: Alastair Morrison/Stockholm International Water Institute

By Mr. Torgny Holmgren, Executive Director, Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and Dr. Marianne Kjellén, Programme Director, UNDP Water Governance Facility at SIWI This series is a part of WASH Advocates’ work for the 2013 World Water Week. View materials

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Posted in Sanitation, Sustainability

WASH and Urbanization: A New Series on Solutions

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Read the Series Focus On The People: Infrastructure Planning for Water-Smart Cities Bridging Sectors to Improve Health in Urban Areas The Proof is in the Partnership Applying Emergency WASH Standards In Densely Populated Areas WASH and Urbanization – The True

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WASH and HIV/AIDS Go Hand in Hand

Women wait at an HIV clinic in Lesotho. Efforts to improve water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) are critical for people living with HIV. Photo: James Pursey/EGPAF

By Jordan Teague This post was prepared in partnership with the The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation. This week is World Water Week (September 1-6, 2013), and to mark the occasion, our colleagues at WASH Advocates shared why proper water

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