Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Topic: Sanitation

Four sanitation workers die cleaning sewer at Faridabad hospital

Four sanitation workers including siblings died after inhaling poisonous gas while cleaning a sewer pit at a private hospital in Faridabad Wednesday afternoon.

Haryana: Four sanitation workers die while cleaning sewage tank

Four sanitation workers died in Haryana’s Hisar district on Tuesday while cleaning a sewage tank.

Sanitation precarity and subsistence; Women of Peeli Kothi

“We live near a dump yard, no amount of waste produced by us equals the garbage that is dumped here from the city,” says...

3 in 10 people worldwide could not wash their hands with water at home during pandemic: Report

Latest data from the World Health Organization (WHO) and UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) reveals that three in 10 people worldwide could not wash their hands with soap and water at home during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Billions without clean water a ‘moral failure’: UN General Assembly President

Access to water is not just about “liquid in a bottle” but instead touches on universal issues such as dignity, opportunity and equality, the UN General Assembly President said on Thursday, in opening a high-level meeting on ensuring water and sanitation are available to all.