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Source Water and Sanitation Weekly No. 05 (Thursday, 22 July 2010)
Kategori : Newsletter Cetak
Lokasi : http://www.irc.nl/source
Pengarang :
Tahun Terbit : Th. 2010
Penerbit : IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre, July 2010
Klasifikasi : 052 IRC s
Kata Kunci : newsletter, IRC, water & sanitation, terbitan berseri Inggris
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Contents:

International
- Right to water and sanitation: historic UN resolution under discussion
- G8: progress on water and sanitation commitments assessed
- Sanitation and Water for All: global partnership formalised, presenting itself in Stockholm

Africa South of Sahara
- Africa: project helps local governments contribute to water and sanitation MDGs
- Liberia: water sector faces “deadly†financing gap
- Namibia: government moves closer to subsidising water for the poor
- Nigeria, Northern Borno: washing hands and using toilets to reduce blindness

Middle East and North Africa
- Egypt: the threat of a water war over the Nile
- Morocco: drinking water facility invested over US$ 422 million in 2009

Asia & Pacific
- India, Uttar Pradesh: gender empowerment helps sanitation in model village
- Nepal: famous comedians star in tele-serial on community-led total sanitation
- Philippines: school sanitation sparks ‘Bayanihan’ spirit in small village
- Viet Nam: nearly half of US$ 2.77 billion for rural WASH going to hygiene in households and schools

Latin America and the Caribbean
- Haiti: six months on, Red Cross calls for urgent sanitation solution
- Trinidad and Tobago: Who cares? WASA’s empty promises

Names
- Jan Eliasson: joins UN Secretary General’s MDG Advocacy Group
- Water For People: founder Kenneth J. Miller passes away
- Ryan Hreljac: Duke of Edinburgh award for Canadian teen who founded water charity
- Procter & Gamble: new manufacturing facility for PUR packets in Singapore

Vacancies
- (Senior) Programme Officer, Sanitation Specialist, IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre, The Netherlands
- International Team Leader – Water & Sanitation, GHD, Indonesia
- Senior Programme Officer, Monitoring and Learning, IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre, The Netherlands
- Project Officer – Writer/Process Documentalist, IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre, The Netherlands
- Program Manager, Water for Recovery & Peace (WRAPP), PACT, Sudan
- Regional Manager, Water For People, Africa

Research
- Economic benefits: how valuable are water and sanitation interventions in India?
- Urban sanitation: Danish-funded research project starting in Ghana

Lessons Learned
- Gender: female meter reader raises water revenues in Afghanistan
- Regulation: pro-poor reform of water and energy supply services

Funding
- India, Maharashtra: surcharge on mineral water to pay for rural water supply
- India: government approves increase in unit costs for school toilets
- Call for expression of interest: strategic evaluation of the Water Integrity Network

New Publications
- Greywater use in the Middle East : technical, social, economic and policy issues
- Journal of water, sanitation and hygiene for development
- Wastewater irrigation and health : assessing and mitigating risk in low-income countries
- Insecurity and indignity : women’s experiences in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya
- Squatting with dignity : lessons from India

 
   
 
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