Hygienic latrines on offer to rural poor

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VietNam News English 14 hour(s) ago

About 17,000 families living below or near the poverty line from 60 communes in four provinces, Thai Nguyen, Bac Giang, Binh Dinh and Ben Tre will be helped to build hygienic latrines under a project aimed at fighting disease carried by water.

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World Bank funds poverty reduction project in Quang Nam

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World Bank funds poverty reduction project in Quang Nam

(VOV) - The Ministry of Planning and Investment in collaboration with the World Bank on September 11 launched a US$12.1 million poverty reduction project in Quang Nam province expected to benefit at least 7,500 needy households.

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New village toilets a small step for poor Indian women

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 week(s) ago

New village toilets a small step for poor Indian women

KATRA SHAHADATGANJ - Decorated with marigolds and ribbons, 108 toilets unveiled in a tragedy-hit village are a small step in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's push to end open-air defecation for impoverished Indian women.

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WB backs Green Growth Strategy for Vietnam

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WB backs Green Growth Strategy for Vietnam

(VOV) - The World Bank (WB) will cooperate with Vietnam to ensure that progress made in living standards over past years continues and the country achieves sustainable economic development consistent with a Green Growth Strategy.

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Water checks key to fighting diarrhoea

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Health has ordered localities to supervise water quality at water supply stations to prevent outbreaks of acute diarrhoea, particularly in poor areas.

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Can Tho aims to bring clean water to 93 percent of rural population

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

Can Tho aims to bring clean water to 93 percent of rural population

The Mekong Delta City of Can Tho has set a target that 93 percent of the local rural population will have access to hygienic water by the end of this year.

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Sanitation project benefits Binh Dinh locals

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

As many as 520 hygienic toilets have been built in the central province of Binh Dinh thanks to a sanitation project funded by the East Meets West non-governmental organisation.

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HCMC tightens clean water supply network: Ministry

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien and delegation from the Ministry have worked with the city People’s Committee on disease circumstance and food safety in the city.

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Feces-clogged shore shows Africa infrastructure failings

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Feces-clogged shore shows Africa infrastructure failings

Fredrik Sunesson had high hopes when the first tanker truck unloaded feces from some of Accra’s 4 million residents at his recycling plant in Ghana’s capital. Seventeen months later, those expectations have been dashed.

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'Smart' toilet which could replace hole-in-the-ground disaster zone sanitation

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

A lightweight 'smart' toilet designed for use in disaster zones is set to be deployed in a Philippines refugee camp. Its designers say the eSOS toilet takes a holistic approach to providing relief and sanitation.

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India’s toilet race failing as villages don’t use them

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

India’s toilet race failing as villages don’t use them

Sunita’s family in the north Indian village of Mukimpur were given their first toilet in February, one of millions being installed by the government to combat disease. She can’t remember the last time anyone used it.

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More rural households can use fresh water: urgent action

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More rural households can use fresh water: urgent action

It is an urge to supply at least 60 liter of fresh water per person a day in the Mekong delta for the government beyond 2015.

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UN sends first Syria aid without government consent

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

UN sends first Syria aid without government consent

The United Nations has sent its first aid convoy into Syria without the consent of the government in Damascus.

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City commune sees diarrhea outbreak due to poor sanitation

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

Healthcare officials are warning of a diarrhea outbreak following the death of an infant last weekend.

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Vietnam treasures WB’s financial assistance

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Vietnam treasures WB’s financial assistance

(VOV) -Vietnam always appreciates the World Bank’s official development assistance (ODA) and is determined to effectively implement measures to speed up its capital disbursement.

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