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Last updated: Oct 20 2017 15:45 IST RSS 2.0
 
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UNICEF says Rohingya kids in Bangladesh in dire state 20.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Oct. 20 : Nearly 340,000 Rohingya children are reportedly living in squalid conditions in refugee camps in Bangladesh, where they don't get enough food, clean water or healthcare.
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Global hand washing day observed at Ukhrul 18.10.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Global hand washing day observed at Ukhrul
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Living amid stench and squalor 16.10.2017 Hindu: News
Despite clean-up activities going on in other parts, Malaisamypuram is yet to get attention of officials
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Only 26.3% wash hands before feeding their child: WaterAid India study 12.10.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The study also showed that women were more likely to wash their hands before preparing food and feeding
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Mass cholera vaccinations begin in Rohingya camps 10.10.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
The United Nations launched one of its biggest ever cholera vaccination drives in the vast refugee camps of southeast Bangladesh today amid fears of an outbreak among nearly a million Rohingya now living there.Thousands of Rohingya men and women lined up in intense heat at makeshift health centres today, many with young children in their arms, to receive the oral vaccine against the disease.The UN is working with the Bangladesh government to vaccinate 650,000 people living in the sprawling camps against cholera, which spreads through dirty water and can kill if left untreated."These people lac
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More trees can reduce diarrhoeal disease in rural kids 9.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
When it comes to sanitation, trees may not be more important than toilets, but a study of 300,000 children in 35 nations has found that increasing tree cover in watersheds can reduce the burden of diarrhoeal disease, which has many causes, including waterborne pathogens.
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Corpn braces up to tackle waterborne diseases 9.10.2017 Hindu: Home
₹60-lakh programme almost ready to be implemented
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Amitabh Bachchan's open defecation-free ad campaigns have inspired millions: President Kovind 1.10.2017 DNA: Popular News
Hailing Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan for his contribution towards making the country open defecation-free (ODF), President Ram Nath Kovind today said the television commercials featuring the actor had inspired crores of people. "We keep watching the advertisements of famous actor Amitabh Bachchanji on TV. There are two-three of such advertisements -- one of the concepts being 'Darwaja band to bimari band'. "Earlier also, we used to think that if we opened the (toilet) door, the diseases would spread. It was a scientific thought," the president told a function organised here to declare urban Maharashtra ODF. "The famous actor is doing these advertisements for free. Of all the stakeholders, who have been felicitated today for achieving the ODF status and who are working in that direction, Amitabh Bachchan's contribution to the cause is no less. I want to congratulate him as well. Crores of people must have been inspired by his advertisements," he added. The Bollywood superstar was not present on ...
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UNICEF says Rohingya kids in Bangladesh in dire state 1.1.1970 Sify News
[Bangladesh], Oct. 20 (ANI): Nearly 340,000 Rohingya children are reportedly living in squalid conditions in refugee camps in Bangladesh, where they don't get enough food, clean water or healthcare.
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