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WaterAid, Permanent Mission of Nigeria to the UN to host dialogue in New York on Nigeria’s State of Emergency in the WASH sector

 In April 2018, the Federal Government of Nigeria declared a state of emergency in its water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector. A welcome recognition of the urgency of WASH action in Nigeria, the state of emergency will encompass an eighteen-month period and usher in a 13-year revitalisation strategy for Nigeria’s WASH sector. WaterAid Nigeria campaigned for and commended this step, ...

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Water, sanitation and good hygiene practices crucial in fight against Ebola, other deadly diseases

WaterAid Nigeria has today warned that efforts to fight Ebola and other diseases threatening the nation and continent cannot be successfully sustained unless the world’s poorest are given the tools they need to fight the disease – clean water, decent sanitation and good hygiene. The international charity organisation, working in 34 countries across the globe, renewed its call for improvements ...

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WaterAid Nigeria Supports the Federal Government’s Declaration of a State of Emergency in the WASH Sector

WaterAid Nigeria commends the Federal Government for its bold step in declaring a state of emergency for water, sanitation and hygiene, following strong calls by WaterAid Nigeria and other members of the WASH sector demanding action to tackle the water and sanitation crisis in the country. WaterAid, the international charity, dedicated to changing lives by improving access to water, sanitation ...

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[Video] WaterAid Nigeria calls for action to improve water, sanitation and hygiene in schools and healthcare facilities this Global Handwashing Day  

WaterAid Nigeria has today renewed its call for improvements to water, sanitation and hygiene in schools as well as healthcare facilities in the country. One in three schools around the world do not have regular access to water, basic private toilets, or a way to wash hands with soap and an estimated 443 million school days are lost every year ...

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Universal Health Coverage Day 2016: Caring for patients without clean water and sanitation in Nigeria – WaterAid Nigeria

Imagine a doctor’s surgery with gallons of water lined up in jerry cans, purchased because the taps are dry. Lab technicians washing out excrement samples in hand basins without running water.  As many as 40 patients a day with only one fetid, backed-up toilet in which to relieve themselves. Nigeria boasts the fastest-growing economy on the African continent. Yet one-third ...

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New figures reveal nearly 2.4 billion people in the world still without basic toilets  … Nigeria shows worsening trends, with decreasing access to sanitation and increasing open defecation   WATERAID PRESS RELEASE For immediate release — 1 July   Some 663 million people are still without an ‘improved’ source of water and some 2.36 billion do not have a basic, ...

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WaterAid AfricaSan Press Release: #WaterAid calls on African nations to make clear targets to deliver sanitation for all by 2030

Dear All, 25 May 2015, Dakar, Senegal – As the 4th AfricaSan conference begins in Dakar, Senegal, today, WaterAid has called on African nations to make clear and ambitious targets to deliver sanitation for all by 2030. African leaders must prioritise sanitation from the highest decision making levels and support the proposed UN Sustainable Development Goal to ensure water and ...

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Career Oppourtunity: #WaterAid UK Needs Digital Editor

WaterAid is currently looking for a talented digital editor, journalist or content specialist to help in achieving its vision of a world where everyone, everywhere has access to safe water and sanitation. Qualified person will be joining on a one year, fixed term contract, and will take day-to-day responsibility for creating and commissioning compelling content for WaterAid’s UK website and ...

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