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"
Read the preliminary programme and register
WASH systems that transform lives
This new brochure is a mini version of IRC's strategy framework 2017-30.
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How to get a free ticket for the All Systems Go! symposium on WASH systems
On 20 September 2018 the municipality of Bogura and IRC signed a groundbreaking MoU.
Join the debate organised by India Sanitation Coalition and partners in Mumbai on 18 November.
IRC and UNICEF showcase the latest on practice and theory in the WASH in Schools Index.
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.
Too little attention is paid to the impact of solid waste on water and sanitation.
Let's focus on who pays for what all along the sanitation service delivery chain.