Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) partners from the Fijian Teachers Association, Fijian Government Ministries, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and civil-society organizations worked energetically over the week to learn to use a tool that will allow them to bypass regular, time-consuming steps in collecting data. Continue reading
It is time to talk about open defecation, the United Nations declared today, launching a new campaign to end the practice and improve access to toilets and latrines for the 2.5 billion people worldwide without basic sanitation. Continue reading
This overview looks at UNHCR’s efforts to improve the quality of its programmes in the following technical sectors: data and information management; shelter; education; public health; reproductive health and HIV; nutrition and food security; water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH); information management; livelihoods; and the environment.