William Carter talks with Alexandra Machado about her new role in IFRC covering hygiene promotion and menstrual hygiene, and the challenges of bringing WASH solutions to Bangladesh.
Students with disabilities have a better chance to succeed in class thanks to a Kenya Red Cross project that provides accessible latrines and improved access to clean water.
The capital city of Windhoek is on high alert after an outbreak of Hepatitis E that has claimed three lives, while 554 people are undergoing treatment.
Lack of clean water and inadequate sanitation remains one of the biggest health concerns in any overcrowded refugee camp.
A short explanation of the different terms we use to describe our work.
International aid agencies are struggling to meet the basic needs of people flowing into Bangladesh from Myanmar. “This is desperate. It’s one of the biggest man-made crises and mass movements of people in the region for decades,” said Martin Faller, Deputy Regional Director, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).
Hundreds of thousands of flood-affected people across Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Pakistan are struggling to survive in the aftermath of the worst flooding to hit the region in decades.
Will Carter introduces Katy Eves, Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases Programmes Manager, The MENTOR Initiative, about the challenges of dealing with vector-borne diseases, which could potentially affect 2.5 billion people in 100 countries.
William Carter introduces the new podcast from the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies covering everything to do with water, sanitation, toilets and hygiene.
The consumption of water and the generation of human waste are such commonplace aspects of human life that planning for the appropriate use or removal of them is often overlooked.