Emergency WASH

Rebuilding a Sense of Home and Hope in Honduras

By Alberto Vásquez Padilla Martha’s broad and welcoming smile begins to fade as she starts to tell her story. Originally from a small village in …

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HEWS distribution point in El Copantillo

Supporting Community Recovery in El Copantillo

The drive to the remote community of El Copantillo looks much different than it did almost a year ago. Roads once cleared by the municipality …

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Bank of Palestine launches “Palestine in the Heart” campaign in support of Humanitarian Relief efforts in Gaza & West Bank

This article was originally published on the Palestine News Network. Ramallah/PNN/ Bank of Palestine Group Launched “Palestine in the Heart” campaign to raise donations locally …

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Community La Reformada, La Lima, Heads Home from Storm Shelters

Community clean-up efforts after tropical storms Eta and Iota, implemented by Global Communities under the USAID’s BHA-funded Honduras Emergency WASH and Shelter (HEWS) program, have …

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Establishing Sustainable Access to Safe Water Through Rehabilitation of Water Reservoir

Since 2009, Global Communities has implemented several WASH projects in response to the protracted crisis in Yemen. Global Communities WASH projects included rehabilitation of public …

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Supporting Malawi with Safe Water and Sanitation through COVID-19

Access to clean water and safe sanitation is a fundamental human right and the first line of defense against the current global pandemic. Yet, according …

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Millennium Water Alliance Welcomes Global Communities as Newest Member

This press release was originally published on the Millennium Water Alliance website. Washington, DC, October 28, 2020 – The Millennium Water Alliance Board of Directors …

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WASH Capacity in Humanitarian Emergencies in South Sudan

From 2015 to 2018, the USAID-funded Promoting Resiliency through Ongoing Participatory Engagement and Learning (PROPEL) Program strengthened the social cohesion of 13 targeted communities along …

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WASH Capacity in Humanitarian Emergencies in West Bank & Gaza

The Local Government and Infrastructure (LGI) program, (2010–2017) improved the quality of life for Palestinians throughout the West Bank and Gaza for both long-term development …

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Ghana Cholera Response

Tapped to lead coordination for USAID-funded projects and affiliated NGOs to respond to Ghana’s rapidly expanding cholera outbreak in 2014, Global Communities convened over a …

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Moving Forward: One year after Cyclone Idai in Malawi

A year ago this month, Sera Mosque was one of thousands of structures facing a risky road to recovery following the destruction of Cyclone Idai …

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Global Communities Celebrates World Toilet Day 2019

By Eddy Perez, Global Communities Technical Director for WASH Hundreds of millions of people globally do not have access to sustainable safe drinking water and …

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PCI Continues Post-Cyclone Support in Malawi

When Cyclone Idai first made landfall in March 2019, Malawi had already experienced intense flooding in 15 districts, with the Government of Malawi citing Machinga …

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Private Manufacturing Companies Donate Materials for Construction of Model Public Toilet in Rwanda

Cutting the ribbon to inaugurate the public toilet (from left to right) representative of Ruliba Clays Ltd., Petrocom Ltd., Global Communities USAID Twiyubake Director of …

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Ghana WASH Behavior Change Communication Package

Ghana WASH Behavior Change Communication Package Under the USAID WASH for Health program, Global Communities worked with government officials and WASH sector stakeholders to research, analyze …

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“Hetsomi” Means Dignity: Sanitation Innovation Giving Dignity to Ghana’s Poorest

“Hetsomi” Means Dignity Sanitation Innovation Giving Dignity to Ghana’s Poorest Stella Adzonyo with her granddaughter. She says the Digni-Loo has changed her life. Stella Adzonyo faces …

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Saving Lives with a Little Soap and Water

Saving Lives with a Little Soap and Water New Behavior Change Communication Package Promotes Healthy Hygiene Practices Imagine saving 5,000 lives. This is one of …

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Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) in Emergencies

Fact Sheet: WASH in Emergencies Water is essential for a range of day-to-day human needs, including consumption, hygiene and irrigation. In developing countries where clean …

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