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Tag : WASH

We are pleased to present all posts tagged "WASH"

It’s World Water Day!

Posted by: Andrea Ramhit March 22, 2013

Did you know poor access to water, sanitation and hygiene is one of the leading killers of children around the world? Read more »


On the Ground in the Za’atari Refugee Camp

Posted by: Guest Author August 20, 2012

UNICEF Communications Specialist Hala Abu Khatwa reports on the day to day challenges refugee families face on in the Za’atari refugee camp. Read more »

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Making a Difference in Honduras

Posted by: Emily McNally June 27, 2012

UNICEF staff visited a small community in western Honduras following the installation of improved water and sanitation infrastructure, and were pleased to see the changes were already transforming lives. Read more »

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David's Blog: The Golden Poo Award

Posted by: David Morley March 26, 2012

In Tanzania, Omar and Rebecca deal with sanitation, latrines and handwashing. Is their work glamorous? No. But you’ll discover how they make a profound difference in the lives of children. Read more »

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In Kenya’s refugee camps, hygiene promotion aims to prevent disease by changing behaviour

Posted by: Guest Author August 17, 2011

It is early morning amidst the shelters of Hagadera refugee camp in north-eastern Kenya, and Mohamed Shorie, 22, is already at work promoting the benefits of hygiene. Surrounded by three families from Block B 0C, in what seems just a matter of seconds, at least 20 more people arrive, most of them women and children, curious to hear what he has to say. Read more »

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Student-run WASH club promotes proper sanitation and hygiene practices in Ethiopia

Posted by: Indrias Getachew April 13, 2011

Somali Regional Water Bureau, with support from UNICEF installed eight water taps inside a school compound. Indrias Getachew writes from the school in Ethiopia. Read more »

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