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Solar Power for Clean Water

Posted by: UNICEF Canada March 18, 2019

How are solar-powered water systems are helping children in remote communities like Yambio, South Sudan access clean water in health centres, schools and homesÉ Read more »

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Helping children survive in Yemen

Posted by: UNICEF Canada March 22, 2019

With ongoing and unending conflict in Yemen, the humanitarian situation continues to deteriorate across the country. UNICEF is working around-the clock to save children suffering from disease – often caused by a lack of access to clean water. Read more »

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Girls’ Education in Uganda: Water, Sanitation and School Attendance

Posted by: UNICEF Canada March 7, 2019

Fact: Across the world, when young girls reach adolescence, they begin menstruating. Reality: In many parts of the world the start of menstruation can result in girls dropping out of school. Read more »

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World Water Day 2019: 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Water

Posted by: UNICEF March 18, 2019

Water is life. Without water, children simply cannot survive. This year on World Water Day, we look at 10 facts about water that might surprise you. Read more »

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Water is happiness!

Posted by: UNICEF April 25, 2017

Investing in water, sanitation and hygiene is a priority. Read more »

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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 »

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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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