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, ...Read More »
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[Video] Better toilets, accurate information about periods crucial to keeping girls in school — WaterAid
Around the world, one in three girls face inadequate toilets, and many others face social and cultural limits when on their periods. This Menstrual Hygiene Day, WaterAid is encouraging governments around the world to prioritise better toilets and washing facilities in schools, and to provide accurate information around menstruation, to ensure girls’ rights to education and equality. The call comes ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
#WorldWaterDay: WaterAid Nigeria calls for nature based solutions to solve water crisis in the Country!
As the world marks World Water Day this year, WaterAid Nigeria is joining in the call for urgent action from the international community and from government to reach the 33% of people in Nigeria without access to clean water close to home – and to do so with solutions inspired and supported by nature. Commemorated on 22 March every year, ...Read More »
#IWD2018: WaterAid Nigeria calls for action to improve access to water and sanitation in health care facilities
08 March 2018 In Nigeria, almost a third of hospitals and clinics in the country do not have access to clean water; the same percentage do not have safe toilets and one in six do not have anywhere to wash hands with soap. This puts some of the most vulnerable members of society – mothers and their newborns – at ...Read More »
WaterAid calls for action as report names Nigeria among hardest places in the world for women to find a toilet!
Nigeria is in the top 3 worst countries in the world for the number of people without toilets, reveals WaterAid’s State of the World’s Toilets 2017 report. As a result, nearly 123 million people still suffer the fear and indignity of relieving themselves in the open or in unsafe or unhygienic toilets – a situation that is most dangerous for ...Read More »
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, ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »