Tricia’s snippets 2015-07-01

A few items of interest:

New global report, Progress on Sanitation and Drinking Water: 2015 Update and MDG Assessment. The report was produced by the WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Program (JMP) for Water Supply and Sanitation. It provides a comprehensive assessment of progress since 1990 and looks back on 25 years of water, sanitation and hygiene monitoring.


A comprehensive publication entitled Handbook of Water and Health is now available online under the reference:

Bartram, J. Baum, R., Coclanis, P.A., Gute, D. M., Kay, D., McFayden, S., Pond, K., Robertson, W. and Rouse, M.J. (eds) Routledge Handbook of Water and Health. London and New York: Routledge.


AGWA Alliance for Global Water Adaptation

AGWA has created a new video series called #ClimateIsWater. Each video in the series will feature a prominent figure in water resources management and/or climate adaptation. The videos will highlight the relevance of the connections between adaptation


From Sanitation Updates:

The Human Right to Water and Sanitation

Posted: 25 Jun 2015 08:04 AM PDT

Why Using Patriarchal Messaging to Promote Toilets is a Bad Idea

Challenges and opportunities associated with neglected tropical disease and water, sanitation and hygiene intersectoral integration programs

Posted: 24 Jun 2015

Discussion on a new SNV/ISF learning paper on “Septage Transfer Stations”

Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (SuSanA) is holding a 3-week thematic discussion on the topic: Urban Sanitation Finance – from Macro to Micro Level

Estimating the Potential Impact of Sanitary Child Stool Disposal: Policy Brief

Posted: 22 Jun 2015

Clean India Mission #SwacchBharat publishes new uniform definition of ODF

Posted: 17 Jun 2015 09:39 AM PDT

Global Sanitation Fund Field Trip in Senegal – Interesting points and reflections by Jamie Myers

A toilet for 66 million people in rural Bangladesh

Posted: 12 Jun 2015

SuSanA celebrates 5000 members and 100 projects discussed online with open mic webinar on 18 June

Posted: 11 Jun 2015 07:12 AM PDT

Dealing with the odor problem in loos/latrines

Posted: 09 Jun 2015 07:19 AM PDT

Jasmine Burton – Innovation to sanitation through empathic design

Posted: 04 Jun 2015 09:14 AM PDT

Global Sanitation Fund reports large-scale advances in sanitation and hygiene in 13 countries

Posted: 02 Jun 2015 05:05 AM PDT

African Ministers renew commitment to sanitation and hygiene

Posted: 02 Jun 2015 03:05 AM PDT

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