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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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Nigeria has lost 1.1m children to poor sanitation -WaterAid

WaterAid Nigeria has said over million under five Nigerian children have died since 2000, due to poor access to water and sanitation services. In an open letter to the Secretary-General ...

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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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Water Resources Institute train Journalists on IWRM

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Workshop report The National Water Resources Institute (NWRI), Kaduna recently organized a two day workshop for Journalists on Water Resources reporting. The objectives of the workshop are: To sensitize the ...

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Countdown to World Toilet Day- November 19

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How Rivers state plans to spend $133m AfDB water loan

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has released a document detailing how the One hundred and thirty three million dollar ($133m) loan it recently granted the Rivers State Government would be ...

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