Category - sanitation

  • February 26, 2018

    Syrian refugee families living in host communities in Jordan are increasingly struggling to meet their basic needs, including educating and protecting their children, UNICEF says.

  • July 28, 2017

    The International Reference Group of the Ecumenical Water Network, the water justice initiative of the World Council of Churches, held its annual meeting in Malawi as the UN revealed that 2.1 billion people lack access to safe drinking water.

  • November 21, 2010

    It's easy to enjoy the potty-humoured aspects of World Toilet Day, which took place on 19 November. Indeed the WTD promoters do that themselves. But there are very serious issues underlying the event, effecting billions of people.

  • October 3, 2010

    The United Nations Human Rights Committee has declared that the right to water and sanitation is to be recognised as legally binding.

  • March 22, 2010

    Church World Service is urging the United States to accelerate its efforts to help meet current and future water needs for all, by urging Congress to approve US $500 million in global funding for safe drinking water and sanitation.

  • October 22, 2008

    If you are looking for an unusual gift to give, but something that is also going to do some good, then why not give a toilet through Christian Aid's Present Aid scheme? Visit Christian Aid's Present Aid site here

  • November 19, 2007

    Governments will today (Nov 19) be accused of denying millions of people in the developing world a simple medical breakthrough – sanitation - that transformed British society 150 years ago. A new report from Christian development agency Tearfund calls for a Global Action Plan.