Governance

  • From Lizette Burgers, UNICEF, New DelhiPosted 20 October 2008The South Asia Conferences on Sanitation (SACOSAN) are high-powered regional ministerial conferences that discuss sanitation. They help develop a regional agenda on sanitation, enable learning from experiences and plans for the future. The...
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  • Today is Blog Action Day 2008, where blogs all over the world are writing about poverty. We thought we would use this opportunity to talk about water and poverty. The connections between access to good water and sanitation and poverty are very strong and and the linkages are deep, through the time a...
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  • The World Water Week concluded at Stockholm on August 23rd. with 2400 scientists, leaders and various representatives from more than 100 countries. Action is crucial, stakes are high and time is running out, were the key messages coming from the World Water Week (August 17th - 23rd). The focal point...
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  • The proposition is on the table "Water as a scarce resource should be priced according to its market value". The gloves are off and the words are flying hard and fast in this edition of The Economist debate series. With eminent debaters, expert guest participants and a chance for you to make a diff...
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  • A consolidated reply of experiences and examples shared by various members of the Solution Exchange Water Community Compiled by Nitya Jacob, Resource Person and Ramya Gopalan and Sudakshina Mallick, Research Associates Issue Date: 30 September 2008 Query  Bhawna Vajpai, The Loomba Trust, Ne...
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  • A consolidated reply of experiences and examples shared by various members of the Solution Exchange Water Community Compiled by Nitya Jacob and G. Padmanabhan, Resource Person and Nupur Arora, Research Associate Issue Date: 30 September 2008 Query:   From K. J. Joy,...
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  • These facts may surprise you: 1.1 billion people live without clean drinking water.* There are over 116,000 human-made chemicals that are finding their way into public water supply systems.* Water is a $400 billion dollar global industry; the third largest behind electricity and oil.* Flow, a new fi...
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  • Response to flood relief needs in Madhepura MurliGanj area:  Update 1Krishna Arpanam the name for all N. M. Budhrani Trust programs, came true once again, when we were presented with an opportunity to serve those affected by the disaster that struck some of the districts in Bihar. In collaborat...
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  • A very large number of people are emotionally traumatized, constantly crying non-stop and in a state of utter shock. At least definite reports of suicide by a woman has also been received by me. I will appeal to you that a psycho-social help intervention should be higher in the order of priority.I f...
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  • From Shankar Musafir, Centre for Science and Environment, New DelhiPosted 25 September 2008The Centre for Science and Environment (www.cseindia.org) is a public interest research and advocacy organization based in New Delhi. The Centre researches into, lobbies for and communicates the urgency of dev...
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  • More than 17 million people have been affected in India, Bangladesh and Nepal by the recent floods in South Asia. Around 3 million people have been rendered homeless and more than one million are now living in relief camps.The deluge took place in northern part of eastern India, where in August, the...
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  •  I'm a communications professional, based out of Delhi. I wish to volunteer for on the field relief work in Bihar- be it manual, admin or anything as soon as possible. I can stay as long as required. Please advice. Thanks.Regards,Varsha, varsha2209@gmail.com======   1. Current locatio...
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  • Forwarded to the Portal by: Pratibha SinghWaterAid has been coordinating a flood relief program in Bihar since 1st September 2008 through the VISHWAS network that includes the partners NGOs mentioned in the earlier mail below. The districts for intervention are Araria and Supaul where the interventi...
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  • I work as an Assistant Executive Engineer in Rural Development And Panchayat Raj Department of Govt of Tamilnadu. Under a state scheme called AGAMT(Anaithu Garma Anna Marumarachi Thittam) it is decided to deepen and renovate at least one village pond by deepening, construction of inlet/outlet, bathi...
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  • Forwarded to the Portal by: Avijit Dey, Plan International The following is a report on Plan International's current intervention in the Bihar Flood Situation. The report was received on 12th September 2008.Name of Organisation: Plan IndiaAddress: E-12 Kailash Colony, New DelhiPhone No. 46558484 Fax...
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  •  A list of new books that are currently available and related information is presented.THE BLUE COVENANT The Global Water Crisis & the Coming Battle for the Right to Water Author: Maude Barlow BLUE COVENANT, The Sequel to Blue Gold, the earlier international bestseller, describes a powerful...
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  • Educational options Limitless educational opportunities exist in the water sector. . These educational options are generally multidisciplinary and encompass diverse fields such as environmental science, engineering, media, law, policy, planning, and many more. Universities under the science stream...
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  •   The World Bank as a Knowledge Producer: How the Bank Uses Flawed Processes to Generate Unsound Knowledge for Promoting Disastrous Policies BookThis study examines the World Bank's role as a knowledge producer in context of the water sector in India. The book takes a long hard look at the Bank...
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  • The report ( current as on 13th September, 2008 ) provides a concise overview of the daily flood situation, action taken so far and provides detailed statistics on the issue. The report also includes meteorological forecasts and analysis of current and possible flood situations in the different area...
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  • The Coca-Cola Company is committed to the good health and well being of communities around the world. One vital way that our Company is contributing to communities is through our water stewardship programs. Water, our most critical ingredient, is fast becoming one of the world's most pressing globa...
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