Monthly Archives: April 2012

  • High Level Meeting Sets Course Towards Water and Sanitation for All

    April 21, 2012

    Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) April 20th, 2012 Government ministers from almost 40 developing countries met with UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake, UK International Development Secretary of State Andrew Mitchell, Chair of the United Nations Secretary General’s Advisory Board on Water and Sanitation HRH the Prince of Orange, and major donors and water […]

  • Risk of Sanitation and Water Supply Services Slipping Behind

    April 16, 2012

    By UN Water Photos by Fredrick Mugira April 16th 2012 While access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) has considerably improved globally, services coverage could slip behind if adequate resources are not secured to sustain routine operations, warns the 2012 UN-Water Global Analysis and Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking-Water – or “GLAAS” – released last […]

  • Malawi: Farmers Blame Poor Harvests on Untimely Weather Forecasts

    April 13, 2012

    George Mhango, Blantyre, Malawi April 13, 2012 This year, Stelia Likisi and his family from village headman Alfazema, Traditional Authority Mulolo in Malawi’s lower-shire district of Nsanje District will have no food, money to pay for school fees and afford a decent life. Likisi complains that the crops they planted during the dry planting season […]