Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
UNICEF-EU Somaliland urban water project
The Scouts turned heroes of Guinea | UNICEF
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Timor-Leste
Ending open defecations in Côte d'Ivoire
UNICEF Iraq | Campaign rationalize water consumption
Malawi's first largest Open Defecation Free (ODF) Area
Ethiopia - Improving water and nutrtion to support community development
Sri Lanka – Partnership restores public services
Angola – Piped water offers health, opportunities
Kenya and Ethiopia – UNICEF and EU on climate change
Nigeria – “The sky is my limit”
Kenya – Women take the lead in water management
Cote d’Ivoire – Clean technology
Burkina Faso – Women’s work
Ethiopia – When the rain doesn't fall
European Union helping Somali residents to end decades-long water shortage
TOG WAJAALE, Somaliland, December 2015 - Residents in the town of Wajaale are optimistic the water shortage witnessed in the town for decades will end once the UNICEF/EU funded Public Private Partnership (PPP) project is completed. Read more >>
In Malawi, asking “What does water mean to you?”
LILONGWE, Malawi, 1 May 2015 - Three villages in Malawi share their stories of how new water points, constructed with support from UNICEF and the European Union, have helped bring health and happiness to their communities. Read more >>
Improving urban water service delivery in Somaliland
HARGEISA, Somaliland, March 2015 – Somaliland’s Director of Sustainable Management and Regulatory Framework, Ministry of Water Resources Eng. Abdirahman Abdisalam Shali speaks about the UNICEF water project funded by the EU and its aim to improving urban water service delivery. Read more >>
EU visits flood-affected communities in Malawi
BLANTYRE, Malawi, 10 February 2015 - The European Union (EU) has committed three million euros towards assisting flood victims in Malawi, Mozambique and Madagascar. This was confirmed by the EU Ambassador in Malawi, during a joint EU-UNICEF visit to some of the camps in Chikwawa district. Read more >>
UNICEF focus on improving access to water to reduce burden on women and children
DHEENTA, Somaliland, March 2014 – Less than two weeks after giving birth to her fourth child, Ibba Aideed Farah, restarted her daily routine walking two kilometres to the shallow well in her village for water. Read more >>
Women and water: sources of life!
Icla, Bolivia, March 2014 – Throughout out the world, in almost every culture, women and water are considered symbols of life and abundance, precisely because the ability to give life is in their nature. Read more »
Raising clean hands in Afghanistan's 'WASH' friendly schools.
KABUL, Afghanistan, 16 September 2010 – Designed to increase investment in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) for Afghan schools, a new Call to Action has been jointly issued by the government’s Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD), the Ministry of Education (MoE), the Ministry of Public Health, the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF. Its intent is to engage policy makers at all levels, involve multiple stakeholders and monitor WASH in schools.
Visiting Somalia, UNICEF Regional Director notes progress made on safe water.
BOSSASO, Somalia, 13 May 2010 – Bossaso, a busy port town on the northern coast of Somalia, is an economic hub in the semi-autonomous Puntland region. Tens of thousands of Somalia’s estimated 1.5 million internally displaced people live here, shielded from the intense heat only by cardboard and bits of rags.Read more »