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This site by the World Health Organisation (WHO) provides access to water and sanitation related disease fact sheets, which provide information on the disease and how it affects people, the causes, distribution, scope of the problem and...

Bangalore's sprawling expansion outpaces the public utility's ability to accommodate skyrocketing demand for water and sanitation services, and it is increasingly common for new residential communities to assume total management for their own water and sanitation services through their resident welfare associations. The principal challenge the associations face is ensuring their water security...

Nirmal Vidyalaya Puraskar (Draft guideline) - Please provide your suggestions

(Source: Kuma Alok, UNICEF, New Delhi)

Over the past few years the NGP has successfully mobilized the PRIs in sanitation promotion. Even though School Sanitation and Hygiene Education...

Vishwanath calls on all to set aside the "yuck" factor and take a rational view of the use of urine as a fertilizer. From a open discussion he goes on to list out the advantages of using plant nutrient rich urine as fertilizer and provides the maths behind his validation!! Write in with your take in the comments!

Highlights: 1. A litre of urine is worth about 40 paise...

Parineeta Dandekar spent some time to find resources on the web for people involved in relief efforts in flood situations.The following provides a concise look at precautions, useful resources and general tips regarding drinking water, sanitation, relief measures in the flood affected regions. Water and Sanitation during floods: Some...

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