Water Action Month

This World Water Day, let’s WASH out Typhoid!

Blog post was written by End Water Poverty member, Coalition Against Typhoid, and originally posted on their website on World Water Day: 22 March 2016.

Each year, typhoid kills an estimated 200,000 people, most of whom are children. The burden of typhoid is greatest among those living in poverty throughout Asia and Africa, but the disease has now become a serious threat in destabilized nations in the Middle East.

Bremen: Civil society discuss Europe’s role in implementing SGD 6

Blog post written by Libby Smith, Advocacy Officer at WaterAid on 10 March 2016, following the recent civil society gathering entitled European “SDG 6 NGO/CSO Meeting”, in Germany.

This month, civil society actors from across Europe met in Bremen, Germany to discuss how we can better work together to help tackle the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) crisis and the crucial role that Europe must play as one of the world's leading development actors.