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September 26, 2013

Link of the week – 26 September

Filed under: Link of the week,Open defecation free,SACOSAN V,Sanitation,Urban — nepalwash @ 9:00 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Due to the dearth of proper public toilets, achieving Open Defecation Free (ODF) goals in the urban areas has now become more challenging compared to the villages. More than 1000 VDCs have been declared ODF whereas only eight municipalities have met the target till date.

More – Click here for our link of the week – 25 September

July 16, 2013

Photo of the week – 16 July 2013

Filed under: Drinking water,Photo of the week,Urban — nepalwash @ 3:29 pm

Ms Dil Kumari Tamang (23 years) resident of Lama Tole – 4 Nagarkot VDC. Dil Kumari has to spend more than half hour to collect a bucket of drinking water from the water source and has to spend around two and half hours every day.

February 12, 2013

Link of the week – 12 February

Filed under: Advocacy,Open defecation free,Sanitation,Urban — Anita Pradhan @ 1:54 pm

Shit overflowing capital

The link is full page coverage today in Nepal Samacharpatra Daily. The feature explains how shit overflowing in Kathmandu valley together with country’s capital.

More – Click here for our link of the week – 12 February

January 24, 2013

Photo of the week – 24 January

Filed under: Photo of the week,Urban,marginalised — Anita Pradhan @ 9:00 am

One hundred eighteen households at Hartalihat Tole Ward Number 19 in Biratnagar Sub-Metropolitan, Morang District squatter area have no access to toilet. Lumanti Support Group for Shelter is working to provide in accessing basic sanitation at the area which will benefit around 800 marginalised people living in the squatter.

January 17, 2013

Photo of the week – 17 January

Filed under: Gravity fed,Photo of the week,Urban,Water Supply — nepalwash @ 9:00 am

Community members removing HDP pipe from "Ferro Cement Tank". The reservoir tank (20 thousand liters capacity) is under construction. It will serve 50 households at Nala, Ugrachandi VDC in Kavre district. This is one out of three rehabilitation works of water supply schemes on-going. The schemes will serve around 120 households in accessing safe drinking. Earlier the drinking water project supported by WaterAid twenty years ago in the village is still functioning however required rehabilitation to address increased population. The rehabilitation work funded by HSBC Water Programme is ongoing in coordination with a NGO working for integrated urban development - CIUD. The rehabilitation of three water scheme is expected to complete within FY 12/13.

November 28, 2012

Link of the week – 27 November

Filed under: Advocacy,Budget,Campaigns,Nepal,Open defecation free,Sanitation,Urban — nepalwash @ 9:00 am

Universal access to sanitation and drinking water for all: municipal areas of Nepal by 2017

The fact sheet prepared together with Muncipal Association Nepal (MuAN) includes basic water supply and sanitation coverage of 58 municipalities in Nepal. The municipalities in Nepal are ranked by access to sanitation. The sheet further include government commitments on municipal access to WASH services together.

More – Click here for our link of the week – 27 November

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