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Mozambique + 2 more

Cyclone Idai: Knowledge Point Provides Free, Fast, Expert Advice for Aid Workers

As local and international NGOs respond to the widespread devastation caused by Cyclone Idai across Southeastern Africa, online Q&A forum KnowledgePoint is on-hand to provide free, fast, expert technical advice to humanitarians on the ground. FREE AND…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
IRC WASH Centre, RedR UK, WaterAid, PA
Posted:
28 Mar 2019
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Rwanda

Two unhygienic roadside Ecosan latrine blocks

Later on 22 July 2011 we visit two ecological toilet blocks on the Kigali highway that turn out not to be hygienic at all. Our first stop is just outside the Rulindo District headquarter in the…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
IRC WASH Centre
Posted:
12 Aug 2011

Rwanda

Community hygiene story from Rwangala village

When we enter the Rwangala village to find out how the Community Hygiene Club works in practice we see a large group of women in white WaterAid T-shirts wave goodbye to a leaving bus with participants…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
IRC WASH Centre
Posted:
12 Aug 2011

Mozambique

Collecting WASH services cost data: experiences from Mozambique

Author: Arjen Naafs There is considerable interest in how to collect and use life-cycle cost information, which is critical to planning and budgeting for sustainable services. This document discusses how the information has been collected in Mozambique within the framework…

Format:
Analysis
Source:
IRC WASH Centre
Posted:
21 Mar 2011
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Uganda

Uganda: A rooster for payment of water fees

Communities in Uganda are responsible for making cash payments towards the construction of water supply facilities (e.g. boreholes), their operations and maintenance. Water supply facilities are often managed by a Water Source and Sanitation Committee (WSSC), which is a decision-making…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
IRC WASH Centre
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Uganda

Uganda: improving local dialogues and WASH governance in practice

Where sectors develop and cost recovery is introduced, a demand for better services emerges. Consumers who pay for water want in return good services. Payers also expect relevant communication on these services from water managers. They want to know…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
IRC WASH Centre
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Angola

Angola: NGO experiences in water service provision for the peri-urban poor

The NGO Development Workshop Angola highlights lessons from its support to the construction and management of over 200 urban standpipes, more than 700 hand-dug wells, and the development of local elected committees to manage these standpipes in post-war Angola. It…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
IRC WASH Centre
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Uganda

Triple-S briefing: Providing reliable rural water services that last

The Triple-S initiative 2009 to 2014 IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre is leading a six-year multi-country learning initiative to improve water supply to the rural poor. Sustainable Services at Scale (Triple-S) seeks to move away from project-based, stand-alone implementation…

Format:
Other
Source:
IRC WASH Centre
Posted:
21 Mar 2011
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Kenya

Kenyans are currently faced with a water shortage crisis

Kenyans are currently faced with a water shortage crisis so severe that its government has declared it as an emergency. About 90 per cent of the population do not have access to water supply while the remaining 10 per…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
IRC WASH Centre
Posted:
21 Mar 2011