Water, Sanitation & Hygiene

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Fostering sustainable and inclusive WASH marketing systems with informal settlements of the Pacific: Research Project Outputs

15 February 2021

This project involves multidisciplinary and participatory action research to examine water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) marketing systems as a way to achieve WASH outcomes for Melanesian communities of the Pacific, in particular informal urban or peri-urban communities.

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New Ireland Community Water Safety Planning Resources

24 November 2020

The New Ireland Community Water Safety Planning Resources include sanitation inclusion cards, sanitation info sheets, WASH operations and maintenance checklists and water safety info sheets. All of which are designed to share knowledge and help communities improve their water, sanitation and hygiene practices.

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Gender Inclusive Communities Through Sanitation Marketing in the Western Pacific

23 November 2020

The Western Pacific Sanitation Marketing and Innovation Program (WPSMIP) addresses the sanitation challenges in informal urban settlements in four countries – Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Fiji and Vanuatu – by adopting a demand-driven approach.

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Schools in Papua New Guinea Promote Hand Hygiene for All

23 November 2020

In Papua New Guinea Global Handwashing Day (15th October) 2020 was celebrated through a series of activities at a host school in Kavieng. The day started with a parade through Kavieng Town accompanied by a police escort.

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Watershed Education Posters

23 November 2020

Live & Learn and Plan International Australia has produced three A1 posters that illustrate watershed management to assist with community-based water security improvement planning in the Solomon Islands. The posters can be used together with…

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Emiline - First female plumbing graduate in Tonga

No longer a pipe dream

19 November 2020

Emeline is one of four apprentice students working with Live & Learn Tonga on the Australian government funded Tonga Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Recovery and Resilience project. As part of World Toilet Day 2020, Live & Learn applauds Emeline and her progress and professional development. Flood, drought and rising sea levels threaten sanitation systems Everyone must have sustainable sanitation that can withstand climate change and keep communities healthy and functioning.

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Global Handwashing Day 2020 in West Guadalcanal Schools

22 October 2020

Global Handwashing day 2020 was celebrated by students and staff in in 8 partner schools in West Guadalcanal Province, Solomon Islands. Because of COVID-19 safety practices, the activities were designed to reduces the overcrowding of students. Each school set up 5 different information stations that students visited in small groups

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Community-based Water Security Improvement Planning – Solomon Islands

9 September 2020

Live & Learn and Plan International Australia in collaboration with International WaterCentre has developed a contextualised Community-based Water Security Improvement Planning guide for Solomon Islands. The tool aims to support community-led water management through knowledge…

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Hazard and Environmental Considerations in Toilet Design

7 August 2020

This is a practical training manual prepared for community workers providing training to community-based sanitation enterprises in Vanuatu in how to advise customers on selection of appropriate toilet design, and safe location of different types of…

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