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WEDC is one of the world's leading education and research institutes for developing knowledge and capacity in water and sanitation for low- and middle-income countries.

We are based in the School of Civil and Building Engineering at Loughborough University, one of the top award-winning Universities in the UK.

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Latest news and resources

Mercy Corps seeks a Global WASH Specialist

Mercy Corps seeks a Global WASH Specialist who will focus on leading the WASH emergency responses as well as guiding strategic direction and program implementation for Mercy Corps global programming to achieve delivery of integrated, evidence-based programs that reduce WASH-related morbidity and mortality in emergency and transitional settings. To apply please follow the link below.

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'Waterlines' Ebola article open access

Waterlines have made an article on ebola response measures open access – and it might be useful for you or your colleagues. Please do pass on this link freely.

http://practicalaction.metapress.com/content/y188131344150206/?p=cae9389c92514350bf06e7f424f7c1b1&pi=1

 

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Obituary: Eng. Shillingi, WEDC alumnus

It is with sadness that we announce the news of the death of Eng. Shillingi, a WEDC alumnus from the 1980s, who died of cancer yesterday.

Eng. Shillingi was the sitting Director for Water Resources Management in Uganda. For further details and the photo, please see the link to a Uganda newspaper below.

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Ten new scholarships for study by distance learning

Ten new scholarships for study by distance learning were advertised today. Follow the LUDT and John Kirke links on page http://wedc.lboro.ac.uk/learn/learn307.html for more details.
 

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#37WEDC for the WEDC Conference

 Join #37WEDC for the conference conversation on Twitter!


Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Congratulations to Dr Julie Fisher of WEDC, now a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)


Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Congratulations to Dr Sam Kayaga of WEDC, now a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)


Mike Smith joins Journal of Research and Technology editorial board

Mike Smith, Senior Programme Manager at WEDC, has been asked to join the editorial board for the Journal of Research and Technology, which is managed by Islamic University of Gaza. The appointment will be initially for two years from January 1 2014.


Fiches Techniques en Situation D'urgence

Fiches Techniques en Situation D’urgence (WHO Technical Notes for Emergencies)

Ces fiches illustrées de quatre pages ont été préparées par le WEDC pour l’Organisation Mondiale de la Santé afin d’aider les personnes qui travaillent dans un contexte d’urgence, à planifier des réponses adéquates aux besoins urgents et de moyen terme des populations dans le secteur de l’eau et de l’assainissement.

http://wedc.lboro.ac.uk/knowledge/notes_emergencies.html

These four page highly-illustrated notes have been prepared by WEDC for the World Health Organization to assist those working immediately or shortly after an emergency to plan appropriate responses to the urgent and medium-term water and sanitation needs of affected populations.

Translated by Solidarités International
http://www.solidarites.org | technicaldepartment@solidarites.org

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