Source South Asia Water Sanitation NewsIssue 7 September 2008

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Since its foundation in 1968, the IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre (IRC) has facilitated the sharing, promotion and use of knowledge so that governments, professionals and organisations can better support poor men, women and children in developing countries to obtain water and sanitation services they will use and maintain The Source Water and Sanitation News Service from IRC provides news in English, French and Spanish with an emphasis on rural and peri-urban areas in developing countries. The current Source South Asia Water & Sanitation News edition has a wide range of articles.

Some highlights are: Panning for gold in the sewers of Tanti Bazaar, Dhaka, Bangladesh: Dengue fever outbreak in Thimphu, Bhutan: Children in Bihar flood relief camps dying due to the lack of clean drinking water: Community water pollution monitoring launched in Pali, Rajasthan: 47% of water in Kathmandu valley, Nepal found to be unsafe for drinking: IDP's in Pakistan face the risk of cholera in camps due to the lack of basic facilities: Experts at the Stockholm Water Week lament slow progress on crucial points of sanitation: Also research findings that indicate a decrease in infant mortality with improved handwashing: More articles regarding funding sources, current research, publications and much more are available in the current edition. Access here: Source South Asia Water & Sanitation News Archives: Source South Asia Water & Sanitation News