Tricia’s snippets 2015-01-26

Of interest:

The Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP) has the pleasure to inform you that a scoping study on emergency cash transfer programming in the WaSH and shelter sectors is now available here.

The objective of this study is to take stock of the recent advancements in the use of cash transfer programming in the shelter and WaSH sectors to respond to emergencies and provide recommendations to encourage quality cash transfer programming at scale in those sectors. This study aims to identify themes for future research, advocacy, case studies, capacity building initiatives, and debates or other recommended activities related to cash transfer programming in shelter and settlements and WaSH programming.

Geogenic contamination handbook
You can download our handbook for free on the mitigation arsenic and fluoride in drinking water from: The handbook is a product of Eawag’s transdisciplinary water research team “Water Resource Quality” (WRQ) that worked on the mitigation of arsenic- and fluoride-contaminated drinking water for low- and middle-income countries from 2006 to 2012. The handbook includes guidelines on water sampling, an outline of available treatment technologies and also highlights the necessity of considering the institutional setting and the financial viability of drinking water services. It also provides guidelines on behavioural change in affected communities, while case studies illustrate integrated mitigation approaches. The manual is available in digital format, including relevant weblinks and attached resources.


From Sanitation Updates:

Mar 2015 Eawag course on Systematic Behaviour Change in Development Projects

Posted: 22 Jan 2015 08:19 AM PST

All we want are toilets inside our homes!

BRAC enters sanitation Hall of Fame

Posted: 21 Jan 2015

Campaigning for better WASH in health care facilities

India launches national monitoring of toilet use

From WASH to Environmental WASH: BRAC’s new strategy

Yes, hygiene and school enrolment are directly proportional

Posted: 20 Jan 2015

“Holy crap a lot of people care about #sanitation finally!” (John Sauer) – #FSM3 has started

Posted: 19 Jan 2015 05:09 AM PST

WASHplus Weekly: Handwashing research in 2014

Posted: 16 Jan 2015 08:07 AM PST

Water For People – Strengthening public sector enabling environments to support sanitation enterprises

Posted: 15 Jan 2015 11:13 AM PST

My toilet: global stories from women and girls

Posted: 11 Nov 2014 08:20 AM PST

Gordon McGranahan-Realizing the Right to Sanitation in Deprived Urban Communities

Posted: 14 Jan 2015 07:19 AM PST

Bill Gates – This Ingenious Machine Turns Feces Into Drinking Water
Posted: 08 Jan 2015 11:38 AM PST

CLTS and Sustainability: A Work/Writeshop – Call for abstracts
Posted: 07 Jan 2015 05:19 AM PST

Alerts on WASH and Zoonotic Diseases
Posted: 06 Jan 2015 08:51 AM PST

Unilever to launch world’s first Toilet Academy in Vietnam
Jan 8, 2015 webinar – Multi-sectoral Approaches to Improve Child Growth, through WASH, Nutrition, and Early Childhood Development
Posted: 31 Dec 2014

Call for proposals: evaluation Sustainable Sanitation and Hygiene for All Programme in Cambodia
Posted: 22 Dec 2014 03:45 AM PST

Making WASH facilities accessible for the disabled and elderly
UNEP launches awareness raising video on wastewater and oceans
Posted: 21 Dec 2014

2014 issues of the WASHplus Weekly
Posted: 19 Dec 2014 07:50 AM PST

PLoS One – Does Global Progress on Sanitation Really Lag behind Water?
Posted: 17 Dec 2014 07:47 AM PST

Grand Challenge: Putting Women and Girls at the Center of Development
Request for feedback on WASHplus knowledge management survey
BBC News – Poor water and hygiene ‘kills mothers and newborns’
Posted: 15 Dec 2014

WASHplus Weekly: Focus on WASH & Nutrition
Posted: 12 Dec 2014 06:45 AM PST

Urban Water Supply and Sanitation in Southeast Asia: A Guide to Good Practice
Open Defecation in India by Assa Doron and Robin Jeffrey
Posted: 10 Dec 2014 10:51 AM PST

From email alerts:


VOL 16; SUPP 2 (2014) ISSN 1366-7017


December 2014 Volume 28, Issue 4



VOL 12; NUMB 4 (2014) ISSN 1477-8920