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Navy, 29, smiles from her wheelchair in Kampong Tralach Province in Cambodia

Behind the scenes: Researching disability-inclusive WASH in Cambodia

Posted on Friday, December 03, 2021 03:14 PM

Navy, 29, from Kampong Tralach Province in Cambodia. (photo: WaterAid/Sokmeng You)

by Pharozin Pheng, WaterAid Cambodia Equity and Inclusion...

Forum participants group for a photo in Santo

Vanuatu forum plans for an inclusive COVID-19 response

Posted on Thursday, December 02, 2021 12:43 PM

While Vanuatu has recorded no cases of COVID-19 transmission in the community to date, people with disabilities are amongst some of the most at risk, with underlying health conditions...

Eddie and Sophia give the thumbs up to the new rainwater harvesting systems and taps in Wewak District, Papua New Guinea

Inclusive WASH implementation enabling access for all

Posted on Wednesday, December 01, 2021 03:19 PM

Thumbs up for accessible new water facilities in Wewak

Ten-year-old Eddie and his grandmother Sophia are different generations with the same challenge - both are unable to walk...

Illustration shows a cesspool vehicle, FFSM infrastructure and personal protective equipment

Harnessing the private sector in drive to eliminate open defecation

Posted on Monday, November 15, 2021 05:43 PM

The Indian state of Odisha is on the frontline of the country’s efforts to eliminate open defecation by building a more comprehensive sanitation system.

A 2011 census report benchmarked...

Mr Thinley a disabled man in Khebisa gewog in Dagana, Bhutan, standing outside

Scouts' helping hand to improve village sanitation and hygiene

Posted on Monday, November 15, 2021 05:33 PM

Mr Thinley, who lives with a disability, now has an upgraded pour flush toilet thanks to the Community Based Scouts, Akhochen Primary Health Centre and Water for Women...

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