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Solutions Possible for Providing Water and Sanitation in Poor Urban Settlements, Says WaterAid

Consider this simple fact: The urban population of India rose from about 68to 284 million during1991-2001. Or this: Half the Delhi population does not have a postal //address, because it lives in unrecognized slums. The conclusion is simple too: The present infrastructure is not tuned to the expone...

Two New Reports Highlight Stalled Progress Against Diarrheal Disease: Nearly 1.6 Million Children Die Each Year From These Preventable and Treatable Diseases

...INGTON, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PATH and wateraid America released two new reports today that show t...g to Comprehensively Address Child Mortality from wateraid America highlight the urgent need to refocus atten...said Nancy C. Bwalya-Mukumbuta, program manager at wateraid in Zambia. "The international aid system and devel...

Urgent Request for Water

...etwork Australia and Bendalls Group are supporting wateraid to deliver the most wished for Christmas present i...ralian blog community and online consumers to make wateraid their Christmas charity in 2009. Simply donate...blog badge or writing about the issue, or getting wateraid e-Christmas Cards, will deliver clean water to peo...

Water Advocates Calls for More Drinking Water and Sanitation Projects

...734.3490 Water Missions International http://www.watermissions.org P.O. Box 31258 Charleston, South Carolina 29417 Phone: 843.769.7395 wateraid America http://www.wateraid.org/usa 232 Madison Avenue Suite 1202 New York, NY 10016 Phone: (212) 683 - 0430 Waterlines http://www.w...

Make a Difference This Holiday Season

...on giving the world's poorest people access to safe water and sanitation, heads one of the largest water projects worldwide. Ghana, Africa, is an area wateraid recognizes as a country of particular need: -- Ghana's northern regions are acutely deprived, with one in ten children dying before their fifth b...

Hand-Washing Campaign Launched By India

...nique hand washing campaign has been launched in India//. Launched by wateraid India, an international non-government organisation, in collaboration with ...d after defecation can save the lives of over 250,000 people annually, said wateraid experts, quoting reports from Britain's International Scientific Forum and ...
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