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

EMERGENCY WATER SOURCES: Guidelines for selection and treatment
https://wedc-knowledge.lboro.ac.uk/details.html?id=17984

EXCRETA DISPOSAL IN EMERGENCIES: A field manual
https://wedc-knowledge.lboro.ac.uk/details.html?id=14282

EMERGENCY SANITATION: Assessment and programme design
https://wedc-knowledge.lboro.ac.uk/details.html?id=19046


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