Water & Sanitation
Safe Water and Sustainable Sanitation for All - WECF implements decentralised, safe sustainable and affordable sanitation systems for rural areas and promotes in particular access to safe water and sanitation for schools. WECF raises awareness and mobilises citizens for sustainable water and wastewater management and promotes community based and affordable water supply systems for rural areas without a centralised drinking water supply. WECF and partners represent civil society in the UNECE Protocol on Water and Health process and advocate for an integrated and sustainable approach to water resource and river basin management.
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Latest News & Reports
World Health Organization: 800,000 Children Infected with Soil-transmitted Worms
Conference report on WECF project for water and sanitation safety in Romania
From Parma to Haifa: how far have we gotten?
Environment and health progress review in the WHO European Region
28.04.2015 | WHO Regional Office for Europe
Water and sanitation: still a luxury for millions of Europeans
WECF represents environmental NGOs in WHO mid-term review of European Environment and Health Process (EEHP)
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Latest Press Release
#MenstruationMatters: How ecosan can help improve health and school attendance of girls
WECF teams up with WASH united for Menstrual Hygiene Day
Bulgaria: Water safety plans
Environmental education for teachers as multipliers for children and young people at the example of rural communities in Bulgaria
Donors: Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt
Partners: EfE, Eco World
Duration: 08/2011 - 11/2012
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WECF’s Position Paper on EEHP, WHO MTR in Haifa 2015
Eco Forum, HEAL, WECF International and undersigned signatories present position paper on EEHP
EWA: Baseline Report for Tajikistan available
The gender livelihood and socio-economic study for Tajikistan prepared by the Youth Ecological Centre, Tajikistan, and WECF is now published.
Making Wash in Schools more Sustainable
An inspirational publication on sustainable WASH projects
Developing a Water and Sanitation Safety Plan in a Rural Community
This Compendium aims to enable communities to develop a WSSP for small-scale water supplies, e.g. dug wells, boreholes, springs and piped centralised water supply systems, and as well as to assess the quality of sanitation facilities such as school toilets.
Improving Water and Sanitation through Decentralized Cooperation in the Republic of Kyrgyzstan
A feasibility study carried out in the frame of the UNDP Global Water Solidarity Platform
Home Comforts in Kyrgyzstan – An Introduction by video
This film, created by WECF partner KAWS, welcomes its viewer into the homes of Kyrgyz people whose communities have been positively impacted in recent years by the introduction of several environmental technologies.
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