#Water and sanitation

  • Article: Aid Workers Describe Devastating Toll of Cyclone Idai on Southern Africa
    Citizenship

    Aid Workers Describe Devastating Toll of Cyclone Idai on Southern Africa

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Olivia Kestin|March 25, 2019

    “The impact of the cyclone was a lot bigger than anyone was anticipating.” Read more

  • Article: Children in War Zones Are 20 Times More Likely to Die From Water Than Violence
    Water & Sanitation

    Children in War Zones Are 20 Times More Likely to Die From Water Than Violence

    By Joe McCarthy|March 22, 2019

    It’s not bullets and bombs that are the biggest threat to children, a new report says. It’s water. Read more

  • Article: Matt Damon Has Helped 16 Million People Get Access to Water
    Water & Sanitation

    Matt Damon Has Helped 16 Million People Get Access to Water

    By Carmen SingerJoe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Jan. 25, 2019

    “Our model is undeniable now.” Read more

  • Article: This Program Empowers the World's Girls by Bringing Health Classes to Their Communities
    Water & Sanitation

    This Program Empowers the World's Girls by Bringing Health Classes to Their Communities

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 18, 2019

    “We’re arming girls and young women to make decisions for themselves.” Read more

  • Article: This Clean Water Solution Actually Produces Trillions of Gallons of Toxic Sludge Worldwide
    Water & Sanitation

    This Clean Water Solution Actually Produces Trillions of Gallons of Toxic Sludge Worldwide

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Jan. 15, 2019

    Billions of people lack access to fresh drinking water. Read more

  • Article: The Toilets of the Future Are Filled With Worms
    Water & Sanitation

    The Toilets of the Future Are Filled With Worms

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Jan. 14, 2019

    Tiger worms are a major sanitation breakthrough. Read more

  • Article: Liberia Improves Access to Clean Water After Traumas of Ebola
    Water & Sanitation

    Liberia Improves Access to Clean Water After Traumas of Ebola

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 7, 2019

    “Good hygiene practices have added more value to our culture." Read more

  • Article: Indian Girl Asks the Police to Arrest Her Father for Not Building a Toilet and Sparks a Movement
    Water & Sanitation

    Indian Girl Asks the Police to Arrest Her Father for Not Building a Toilet and Sparks a Movement

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Dec. 12, 2018

    "I was ashamed to go outside and I felt bad when people looked at me.” Read more