Category four hurricane Eta left a trail of destruction after it made landfall in Honduras on 3 November. The destruction included water supply facilities in three municipalities that have been developed as part of projects supported by Water For People and IRC over the past ten years. Read more.
The Netherlands Ambassador to Ghana, Ron Strikker has expressed great satisfaction at the commitment shown by the Ghanaian government and civil society organizations (CSOs) to improving water and sanitation conditions in the country over the past five years. He said the commitment, professionalism and the level of energy injected into activities had yielded great results in the sector. Read more.
Global Handwashing Day has long been a calendar fixture, but experts say this year may mark the first time it has been given due attention, which should be used to build on the momentum created by COVID-19. Read more.
Our foundation has been thinking really hard about the gaps on the ground at this perilous time in global health. Never has it been more important for private philanthropy to leverage its ability to be nimble, flexible and responsive. Read more.
With multiple elections taking place in 2020, experts are working to educate candidates on water challenges — in the hopes that raising awareness and accountability among would-be officials could lead to significant progress toward Sustainable Development Goal 6 on clean water for all. Read more
Florence Anobe, Monitoring and Learning Advisor, IRC Uganda and Joseph Oriono Eyatu, Commissioner for Rural Water and Sanitation, Uganda speak on the importance of handwashing beyond COVID-19. Watch the interview.