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Petition - End Madagascar's Plague Outbreak
World  (tags: Madagascar, plague outbrake, improvement, hygiene, crisis, needless deaths, preventable disease, help needed now, sanitation, prevention, protection of the vulnerable )


- 553 days ago - forcechange.com
Fight the current plague outbreak in Madagascar and take steps to improve village hygiene to prevent future outbreaks. For most people in developed nations, the word "plague" likely conjures up images of Europe in the Middle Ages. Yet for the people of...
Health Concerns Grow in Nepal Quake Camps
World  (tags: Nepal, earthquake, hygiene, urgent )

Naoko
- 1478 days ago - irinnews.org
"There are urgent needs for safe drinking water, emergency toilets, hand-washing soap and ORS (oral rehydration solutions) in evacuation centres," said Dharma Raj Pandey, head of the disaster unit for the NRCS.
Support the Water for the World Act
World  (tags: Water, helping, funding, drinking, sanitation, hygiene )

Trequl
- 3115 days ago - theanimalrescuesite.com
In 2005, Congress passed the Paul Simon Water for the World Act, helping increase U.S. funding for water, sanitation and hygiene programs by 45%.
Athletes Delay Departure for Troubled Commonwealth Games
World  (tags: CWG, CWG Games 2010, india, athletes, security, hygiene )

Sophie
- 3160 days ago - edition.cnn.com
National teams stepped up their criticism Wednesday of hygiene and security at the Commonwealth Games in India, as organizers were forced to deal with more damage at one of the venues.
Dirty Water 'Leading Cause' of Diseases
World  (tags: World Water Day, Kenya, water-related diseases, 80%, healthcare bill, huge, lack of access, clean water, pollution, raw sewage, drain, hygiene )

Naoko
- 3343 days ago - standardmedia.co.ke
Kenya marked World Water Day amid reports that the country's 80 percent of diseases were water-related. This has resulted in a huge healthcare bill for ordinary Kenyans who are the most affected since they lack acccess to clean water.
About 13,000 Nepali Children Die Due To Contaminated Water
World  (tags: children, health, water, death, contaminated, hygiene )

Robin
- 4199 days ago - bernama.com
KATHMANDU, Nov 19 (Bernama) -- About 13,000 Nepali children die every year due to contaminated water and lack of cleanliness, and constructing toilet and maintaining hygiene still remains a great challenge to the country, especially in rural areas.
   

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