1. Water is essential for life. The amount of fresh water on earth is limited, and its quality is under constant pressure. Preserving the quality of fresh water is important for the drinking-water supply, food production and recreational water use. Water quality can be compromised by the presence of...
  2. Abstract, Annals of The New York Academy of Sciences, 2014 There is scarce research and programmatic evidence on the effect of poor water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) conditions of the physical environment on early child cognitive, sensorimotor, and socioemotional development. Furthermore,...
  3. Water underpins every aspect of human and environmental existence. The severe water challenges facing the world today require an unprecedented global response. IWA members and staff are situated in 130 countries worldwide, forming the largest international network of water professionals working...
  4. Clean water, basic toilets and good hygiene practices are essential for the survival and development of children. Today, there are around 2.4 billion people who do not use improved sanitation, and 663 million who do not have access to improved water sources. Without these basic needs, the lives...
  5. The benefits of having access to an improved drinking water source can only be fully realized when there is also access to improved sanitation and adherence to good hygiene practices. Beyond the immediate, obvious advantages of people being hydrated and healthier, access to water, sanitation and...
  6. Founded in the Netherlands in 1965, we have built a long-term, local presence in countriesin Asia, Africa and Latin America. Our global team of local and international advisors work with local partners to equip communities, businesses andorganisationswith the tools, knowledge and connectionsthey...
  7. You may already know that clean water is scarce in many parts of the world. But, did you know thatevery eight seconds a child dies from problems caused by drinking water that is contaminated and unsafe? You have found"A Layman's Guide to Clean Water": An introduction to water, sanitation, and...
  8. With the right knowledge and skills anyone, anywhere can take ownership of their own water, sanitation and hygiene. CAWST empowers people to take action in their homes and neighbourhoods, builds resiliency, and ensures appropriate solutions for the local water context.
  9. The lack of access to safe drinking-water is felt disproportionately by those who are disadvantaged socially, economically, demographically or geographically, and explicit consideration of these groups is required to understand and address disparities. This document describes how, with relatively...
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