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7th World Water Forum kicks off in South Korea

The 7th World Water Forum (WWF), a triennial global gathering of water professionals and practitioners,  kicked off on Sunday in  South Korea on Sunday, with the Korean President Park Geun-hye uring ...

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Benue state residents groan from lack of safe water

                                        By Joke Falaju and John Okeke, Abuja Yetugh and Agbungu ...

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Water scarcity hits communities in Ekiti state

                                               By Wale Elekolusi  elekwal@gmail.com The long walk ...

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#2015 elections: #WaterAid wants #Nigerians to #Vote4WASH

#WaterAid  #Nigeria wants political parties and their candidates to mainstream water, sanitation, and hygiene (#WASH) issues into political campaigns, as the country prepares to hold  the 2015 general elections. Towards ...

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Ahead 2015 elections: #WaterAid launches ‘#Vote4WASH’ campaign

Ahead of #Nigeria’s general elections holding February 2015, #WaterAid Nigeria has launched a ‘#Vote4WASH’ campaign that will mobilize citizens to demand prioritization of  water supply and sanitation issues during the ...

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1billion people worldwide practice open defecation, says United Nations

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About  1 billion people in the world still practice open defecation, says the United Nations, which has also called on religious, education and opinion leaders in developing regions to join ...

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World Toilet Day: Civil Society group laments open defecation in Nigeria

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As the world marks the United Nations World Toilet Day today, the Society for Water and Sanitation (NEWSAN), an umbrella network of civil society groups working in the water and ...

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WSSCC launch global action to break silence on menstrual hygiene

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Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC), a United Nations body devoted solely to the sanitation and hygiene needs of vulnerable and marginalized people, today launched a global action to ...

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UN World Toilet Day: Ten actions you can take

If you’re reading this and you have a toilet, you are luckier than the 2.5 billion people on this planet who lack access to improved sanitation. More than 1 billion ...

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UN World Toilet Day: Citizens in 13 countries to ‘run’ for safe sanitation

World Toilet Organization (WTO) has launched The Urgent Run, a global mobilisation event to commemorate United Nations World Toilet Day on 19 November and draw attention to the urgent calls ...

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