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Andrew Cotton takes over the Chair of the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC)
Andrew Cotton from the Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC) of the School of Civil and Building Engineering at Loughborough University took over as the Interim Chair of the Steering Committee (the board of governance) of the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC), a Geneva-based organisation which is part of the United Nations family (UNOPS).
The WSSCC manages the Global Sanitation Fund of some $50 million of international donor funding annually. Over recent years the fund has supported improved sanitation and hygiene for over 7 million people in 11 countries.
Cyclone Pam: Emergency publications free to download
Free resources available to download.
WHO/WEDC TECHNICAL NOTES FOR EMERGENCIES
EMERGENCY WATER SOURCES: Guidelines for selection and treatment
EXCRETA DISPOSAL IN EMERGENCIES: A field manual
EMERGENCY SANITATION: Assessment and programme design