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Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Policy (French)

This document is the latest version of the 1st edition of the ACF WASH policy paper issued in 2006 and takes into account numerous internal and external developments within the sector, as well as various comments and suggestions recieved since then. Its aim is to establish ACF's position, lay down a standard approach and define the guiding principles.

Interactions of: Malnutrition, Water Sanitation and Hygiene, Infections (French)

Drinking water, and more generally "domestic" water (including water necessary for hygiene and sanitation practices), is often a source of disease because of its poor quality (it can contain bacteria, viruses, parasites as well as chemical agents) and its scarcity. Inadequate sanitary conditions lead to the death of 1.5 million children each year worldwide, with 88% of these deaths due to diarrhoea.

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