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Drilling boreholes in Northern Nigeria, diary of an Engineer

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It is well known that around 7000,000 children die every year from diarrhoea caused by unsafe water and poor sanitation and half the hospital beds in developing countries are filled ...

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Cartoon: Water Scarcity in Nigeria

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Climate change and flooding in Nigeria

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Africa WASH Fund launched… to promote WASH investments

 The 3rd High Level Forum on Water and Sanitation for All in Africa (WSA) ended in Abidjan last weekend with the launch of the Africa WASH Fund to support various initiatives in water and sanitation ...

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Ghana: We can’t achieve WASH MDG in 2015 – Minister of Water Resources

The Fourth Ghana Water Forum ended at La Palm Beach Hotel, Accra this Thursday, with the Ghanaian Government setting 2025 as the new target year to ensure delivery of sustainable ...

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Cartoon: Access to water Justice

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Ebonyi Inaugurates committee to review state water and sanitation policy

Ebonyi State has set up a working group to review the state’s draft Water Supply and Sanitation policy. Inaugurating the working group, Commissioner for Public Utilities in Ebonyi State, Engineer ...

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Declaration of the Budapest Water Summit 2013

The Budapest Water Summit held in Hungary October 8-11, 2013 was organized by the United Nations Conference for Sustainable Development to take stock of various discussions towards developing a water ...

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WaterAid Chief laments high child deaths in Nigeria

Country Representative of WaterAid Nigeria, Dr. Michael Ojo has decried the high child mortality in Nigeria, saying most of these child deaths would have been prevented with improved access to ...

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World marks Handwashing Day, 2013

Today, October 15, is Global Handwashing Day, set aside to highlight the importance of  handwashing with Soap to reduce the risk of several preventable illnesses such as diarrhea and pneumonia ...

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