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Total Organizations: 132
Total Projects: 74
Total Locations: 362
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Access to safe drinking water, basic sanitation, and improved hygiene has a major impact on human health, education, economic development, women empowerment, and ecosystem quality. Engaging in WASH issues with local communities through improving physical access and/or supporting behavioral change can lead to decreased disease, better health, poverty reduction, and new opportunities for growth.

 

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Developers: WASH4Work, WaterAid

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Developers: WASH4Work

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Developers: WASH4Work, WaterAid

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Developers: UNICEF The United Nations Children's Fund , WASH4Work

Handwashing with soap, when done correctly, is critical in the fight against the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), but millions of people have no ready access to a place to wash their hands, UNICEF said today. In total, only 3 out ... Learn More

Developers: UNICEF The United Nations Children's Fund

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Developers: UNICEF The United Nations Children's Fund

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Developers: UNICEF The United Nations Children's Fund , WASH4Work

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