Goal 6: Clean Water and Sanitation

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Duurzaamheid. Ik vind het een moeilijk begrip. Het is ook zo’n containerbegrip, dat je naar gelang je voorkeuren of (zakelijke) bezigheden op allerlei manieren kunt uitleggen. Dat maakt het ook zo lastig om duurzaamheid te definiëren. Duurzaam leven, hoe doe je dat? Duurzaamheid, een defi...

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Lifestraw: Een slim concept dat ik laatst tegen kwam! httppublic://blog/lifestraw_0.jpgwww.lifestraw.org.uk/ Lifestraw is een persoonlijke waterfilter, wat makkelijk door iedereen gebruikt kan worden om in totaal 1000L water te filteren (wat men ongeveer in jaar drinkt). Je draagt de 'gadget' gewoon...

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Ik lees een interessant artikel over het initiatief van David Katz, een ontwikkelingsondernemer uit Canada die de Plastic Bank heeft opgezet. Plastic wordt tegen een eerlijke prijs ingekocht bij verzamelers in ontwikkelingslanden, vervolgens verscheept naar westerse landen, die het recyclen voor ind...

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Mumbai (Bombay), thuishaven van de Indiase Bollywood filmindustrie, herbergt 16,4 miljoen inwoners. Een indrukwekkende 55 procent leeft in slums (sloppenwijken). Dharavi is de grootste slum van Azië met meer dan 1 miljoen inwoners op 1,75 km2! Wij brachten een bezoek. **Een georganiseerde chao...

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Op 15 november was het 'World Toilet Day'. In het kader van deze dag is de Urgent Run georganiseerd. De naam is toepasselijk: als je nodig naar de wc moet, moet je rennen... Deze dag vraagt aandacht voor de noodzaak van sanitaire voorzieningen, ook in armere wijken.

Happy World Toilet Day

"The World Toilet Organization approached us at Smokey Tours to put up a fun run in Manila to help spread awareness in health and public sanitation. The Urgent Run: Manila was created and happened last Saturday. For World Toilet Day we filmed and asked people to send in their videos of them running ...

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ik douche wel eens bewust wat korter Ik ben in Ghana gaan...

ik douche wel eens bewust wat korter Ik ben in Ghana gaan beseffen hoe erg wij eigenlijk water verspillen en hoe weinig water je soms nodig heb. Waar ik woonde was geen stromend water, dus heb ik 4 maanden lang met een emmer gedoucht, en het was nog heerlijk ook! Om te douchen moesten we ook water h...

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underwater ray

Nu je niet op vakantie kunt om te duiken - en ook geen extra specialities kan maken - kun je toch je duikskills uitbreiden! SSI biedt de Science of Diving nu gratis aan! De lokale duikschool zal nog enkele tientjes vragen voor een training op locatie voor op een later moment!

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Clean Water Nepal

The devastating earthquakes to hit Nepal killed over 7,000 people and destroyed thousands of homes and wiped out entire villages. The very basic essentials such as fresh clean water, electricity, food and shelter are in great need. The Pure Water Movement is planning a trip to Nepal to help provide ...

Cairo Water Week 2018

Cairo Water Week 2018 The first Cairo Water Week (CWW), organized by Egypt’s Ministry of Water Resources, in partnership with the EU, Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO), the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Global Water Partnership, International Wa...

Our Future Water Berlin Event

Our Future Water Berlin Event The Our Future Water Berlin event will be moderated by Karin Helmstaedt, TV host and presenter on Germany's international broadcaster Deutsche Welle, will feature 18 confirmed interdisciplinary speakers, from around the world, ranging from the Global Water Partnership t...

Expo 2020

Expo 2020 The next World Expo takes place in 2020, hosted by Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Expo 2020 will take place from October 2020-April 2021, on the theme 'Connecting Minds, Creating the Future'. According to the organizers, the Expo will be a “festival of human ingenuity,” in r...

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Using the coarse side of a box grater, grate the potatoes and place them into a sieve or colander over a bowl. Using the finer side of the grater, grate the onion and add it to the potato. Using the back of a spoon, or even your hands, squeeze out any excess water/juice from the potatoes and onion. ...

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Prep Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes

  1. Boil the potatoes in a large pan of salted water until very soft. Drain and set to one side to cool down and steam dry. Once cool, mash until smooth.
  2. Put the cold mashed potato into a large bowl. Add the flour, egg and a good pinch of sal...

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This deep fried flatbread is a common street food in Hungary where it is served warm with sour cream and grated cheese, rubbed with garlic or garlic butter, or doused with garlic water. Instructions

  1. In a mug dissolve the salt in the water. In a bowl combine the sifted flour with the yeast....

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Are you interested in humanitarian work? Have you never been to Rwanda but would you love to go and experience it from a local point of view? Do you want to develop your program planning skills? Or are you good at photography and are you willing to take some great pictures of RVCP for internati...

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Goal 6: Clean Water and Sanitation
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Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

UN Goal targets:

  • By 2030, achieve universal and equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water for all
  • By 2030, achieve access to adequate and equitable sanitation and hygiene for all and end open defecation, paying special attention to the needs of women and girls and those in vulnerable situations
  • By 2030, improve water quality by reducing pollution, eliminating dumping and minimizing release of hazardous chemicals and materials, halving the proportion of untreated wastewater and substantially increasing recycling and safe reuse globally
  • By 2030, substantially increase water-use efficiency across all sectors and ensure sustainable withdrawals and supply of freshwater to address water scarcity and substantially reduce the number of people suffering from water scarcity
  • By 2030, implement integrated water resources management at all levels, including through transboundary cooperation as appropriate
  • By 2020, protect and restore water-related ecosystems, including mountains, forests, wetlands, rivers, aquifers and lakes
  • By 2030, expand international cooperation and capacity-building support to developing countries in water- and sanitation-related activities and programmes, including water harvesting, desalination, water efficiency, wastewater treatment, recycling and reuse technologies
  • Support and strengthen the participation of local communities in improving water and sanitation management