#Water and Sanitation

  • Article: France Must Give Migrants in Calais Access to Clean Water and Toilets, UN Says
    Water & Sanitation

    France Must Give Migrants in Calais Access to Clean Water and Toilets, UN Says

    By Carlotta Mohamed|Oct. 18, 2017

    Approximately 700 migrants in Calais temporarily rely on only 10 portable lavatories. Read more

  • Article: Water in Hundreds of US Towns Contains Cancer-Linked Chemical, Report Finds
    Water & Sanitation

    Water in Hundreds of US Towns Contains Cancer-Linked Chemical, Report Finds

    By David Brand|Oct. 18, 2017

    Nitrate from fertilizers seeps into rural wells and increases the risk of “blue-baby syndrome." Read more

  • Article: This 13-Year-Old Indigenous Girl Has Been Nominated for a Global Peace Prize
    Water & Sanitation

    This 13-Year-Old Indigenous Girl Has Been Nominated for a Global Peace Prize

    By Jackie Marchildon|Oct. 10, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Autumn Peltier is promoting the protection of sacred waters across the world. Read more

  • Article: Here Are Some Inspirational TED Talks to Remind You That Global Goals Are Achievable
    Citizenship

    Here Are Some Inspirational TED Talks to Remind You That Global Goals Are Achievable

    By Andrew McMaster|Sept. 27, 2017

    The world's brightest minds take on the world’s toughest problems. Read more

  • Article: Since 2015, USAID Has Helped Provide Clean Water Access to 7 Million People. Now, That Aid Is Being Threatened
    Water & Sanitation

    Since 2015, USAID Has Helped Provide Clean Water Access to 7 Million People. Now, That Aid Is Being Threatened

    By Andrew McMaster|Sept. 15, 2017

    These are the ways that USAID helps, and how it could be hurt. Read more

  • Article: Scotland’s Girl Guides Join the Fight to End Period Poverty Once and for All
    Girls & Women

    Scotland’s Girl Guides Join the Fight to End Period Poverty Once and for All

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 15, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Access to sanitary products is a “basic right.” Read more

  • Article: Hurricane Irma Leaves As Many As 150,000 Puerto Ricans Without Safe Drinking Water
    Water & Sanitation

    Hurricane Irma Leaves As Many As 150,000 Puerto Ricans Without Safe Drinking Water

    By Phineas Rueckert|Sept. 7, 2017

    Some may be without electricity for 4-6 months. Read more

  • Article: Countries Need to Quadruple What They're Spending on Clean Water, the World Bank says
    Water & Sanitation

    Countries Need to Quadruple What They're Spending on Clean Water, the World Bank says

    Aug. 28, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Unsafe water and poor sanitation has caused a "silent emergency." Read more