Let's make strong WASH systemsa reality for all!
12th - 14th March 2019, Fokker Terminal, The Hague, The Netherlands
A handpump is to a safe water system what a propeller is to an airline: essential but not enough
We rely on complex systems, but we are "systems blind"
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WASH systems that transform lives
This new brochure is a mini version of IRC's strategy framework 2017-30.
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Les communes de Bérégadougou et Niagoloko viennent de rejoindre le club fermé des communes...
Burkina Faso : IRC éclaire les députés sur les enjeux et défis de l'accès durable pour tous à l'eau...
Dutch organisations lobby for a credible plan to realise the 2020 sanitation targets.
IRC continues to support district local governments in improving the management of water supply...
Delivering good water, sanitation and hygiene services not just to a few people for a while but to everyone forever requires a fundamental shift in the way we all think and work together.
We support national governments to lead development processes and direct funding to where it is most effective and needed.
When we stop asking how much it costs to dig a well and start asking how much it costs to provide access to drinking water forever, everything changes.
No matter how good the infrastructure is, if it isn't hygienically used and operated, people's lives and health will not be improved.
Around the world, fewer than one in three people have access to adequate sanitation. We want to change that.
Water security is about ensuring that people have sustainable access to unpolluted water to meet their needs.
It's not just what you know, it's what you do with that knowledge that matters. Doing monitoring better and making it count is our focus.
USAID programmes collaborate to improve rural water supplies for pastoralist communities in drought-prone regions.
Sharing memories of a quarter of a century old WASH friendship.