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4000 children die every day from diarrhoea caused by unclean water and poor sanitation.

Archived news and events 2010

A person in Nepal using water to wash up

2010: A year of progress! 

23 December 2010

A quick recap of the year from the International Secretariat


End Water Poverty fabric

End Water Poverty campaign consultation 

1 December 2010

Your chance to shape the direction of the campaign as we plan a strategy for the next three years.



End Water Poverty welcomes new staff member Fleur 

10 November 2010

End Water Poverty is thrilled to welcome new International Campaign Coordinator, Fleur Anderson, to the International Secretariat.

Click to read a short interview with Fleur and get contact details.


The World Walks for Water

Join on World Water Day 2011 - The World Walks for Water! 

15 October 2010
End Water Poverty is proud to announce a new campaign for World Water Day 2011. Working with campaign partners FAN, WSSCC and WASH United we're going to make a massive noise about the water and sanitation crisis. Click to find out more and get involved.

Water Blog Action Day

Thousands of bloggers to unite on water for Blog Action Day 

11 October
Blog Action Day 2010 announce focus on water. Get involved this Friday 15th October!

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Blogging from the MDG+10 Summit  

September 2010
End Water Poverty was in New York for the MDG+10 Summit - read our blog posts to get the latest on what happened...

Communities urge action at MDG Summit

'World leaders must take action at MDG Summit': people affected by the crisis share their stories 

16 September 2010
Poverty hearings held across Sub-Saharan Africa gather stories from those affected.

Drinking water

BLOG POST: Access water and sanitation is a human right 

29 July 2010
The UN General Assembly declares access to clean water and sanitation is a human right; click to read our blog post.

Join the SWA steering committee

BLOG POST: Call for global representatives 

26 July 2010
To find out how you can stand for the Sanitation and Water for All steering committee, click to read our blog post.

Ban Ki-Moon

Ban Ki-Moon urged to take swift cross-sector approach  

12 July 2010
In the run-up to the UN's MDG+10 Summit in New York this September, the Secretary-General is urged to take holistic approach to achieve the MDGs.


Deadly financing gap for WASH in Liberia   

30 June 2010
New report from 12 international and Liberian NGOs outlines 'deadly' gap in financing for improvements to water, sanitation and hygiene in Liberia.

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Breaking barriers - a new report on how to achieve the MDGs  

22 June 2010
End Water Poverty, alongside other global networks, releases a report on the importance of a multi-sector approach to achieve a healthy, hunger-free world.

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Join our campaign leading up to the MDG+10 Summit 

9 June 2010
Join the End Water Poverty International Secretariat for a summer of campaigning in the lead up to one of the most important summits on development for years.

WaterAid/ Marco Betti

New global partnership offers fresh hope 

27 April 2010
The world's first High-Level Meeting on Water and Sanitation kicks off a new international partnership after strong pressure from developing countries.

White House mocked up

The White House receives a shocking makeover 

23 April 2010
As the city hosts the world's first High-Level Meeting on Water and Sanitation, a photo is released to show how Washington DC could look without sanitation and water for all.

The only water pump in the village of Assode, Benin

Poorest countries missing out on life saving aid 

21 April 2010
UN report released today shows only 42% of aid given to water and sanitation actually goes to the world’s poorest countries, where it is so desperately needed.

Steve Cockburn

Blog from the High-Level Meeting in Washington DC 

20 April 2010
Get the latest news from the High-Level Meeting on water and sanitation straight from our International Campaign Coordinator, Steve Cockburn.

cape town

Share the World's Longest Toilet Queue video!

19 April 2010
With the High-Level Meeting on Water and Sanitation fast approaching, please take a look at this video and share with your friends, colleagues and networks.

828 join the queue in Zaragoza

The World's Longest Toilet Queue goes truly global!  

22 March 2010
On World Water Day, over 70 countries join global action demanding an end to the water and sanitation crisis.

Mike Foster MP webchat

Live web chat with UK Minister for International Development 

15 March 2010
Join End Water Poverty campaigners for a unique opportunity to put your question direct to Mike Foster MP, the minister responsible for Water and Sanitation in the UK.

Children by an open sewer in Bangladesh

Demanding political change 

12 March 2010
120 global organisations sign joint manifesto to demand change at the world's first High-Level Meeting on Water and Sanitation in April.