As part of the implementation of the integrated safe water, sanitation and hygiene, the UNICEF, together with its local partner Action Against Hunger, has facilitated the Sanitation Learning Tour last February 8-9, 2017 in the Province of Masbate. This Sanitation Learning Tour aims for the partner local government units in Camarines Norte (Basud and Capalonga) continue reading : Sanitation Learning Tour successfully pulled off in Masbate
The Joint Programme on Promoting Water and Sanitation Access, Integrity, Empowerment, Rights and Resiliency (PROWATER), together with Jose Rizal Memorial State University, has successfully pulled off the two-day Regional Knowledge Exchange last December 19-20, 2016 at Dakak Park and Beach Resort, Dapitan City. This Knowledge Exchange has focused on reporting of actions conducted during the continue reading : iWaSH Regional Knowledge Exchange
The overall goal of GoAL WaSH programme is to enhance the performance of the drinking water and sanitation sectors in partner countries for effective, equitable and sustainable service delivery. This is done through the support of governance reform, sector leadership and capacity development.
With hope and aspiration to have safe water and improved sanitation and to end open defecation, the Municipality of Sindangan in Zamboanga del Norte has expressed full support in the implementation of integrated safe water, sanitation and hygiene (iWaSH) approach in their water and sanitation projects. The Regional Water and Sanitation Hub (RHub) IX, together continue reading : Sindangan Municipality pledges full support to iWaSH
Fragmentation of structures, policies, and programmes on safe water, improved sanitation and hygiene is one of the major predicaments that contribute to water scarcity and unhygienic sanitation. The Joint Programme on PROWATER, together with the Regional Water and Sanitation Hub IX, conducts a results-based Integrated Safe Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Sector Planning Workshop in the continue reading : First iWaSH Sector Planning in the Philippines conducted in Siayan, Zamboanga del Norte
Seven million Filipinos resort to open defecation while 570,000 use unimproved sanitation facilities like buckets and open-pit latrines. One of the principal factors that transmits and spreads gastrointestinal infections is improper excreta disposal, which is also responsible for water supply contamination resulting to outbreaks of diseases such as cholera and gastroenteritis. Hence, attaining sustainable sanitation continue reading : Residents of Bobon and Mapanas, Northern Samar commit to end open defecation
The PROWATER Project Management Office has conducted an orientation and mission on the implementation of iWaSH for Regional Water and Sanitation Hub IX last September 26-27, 2016 at Jose Rizal Memorial State University in Dipolog City. The themes underlying the discussions focused on social preparation, infrastructure, gender mainstreaming, climate change adaptation, public private partnerships, knowledge continue reading : Fast track implementation of iWaSH systems in Region IX