February 3, 2022, President Csaba Korosi of the 77th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) led a delegation to the regional office’s host institute of GWP China, China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research (IWHR).
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat has installed portable handwashing facilities at the Beitbridge border post on the Zimbabwean side of its border with South Africa, at Chirundu Border Post between Zimbabwe and Zambia, at Nakonde/Tunduma one stop border post between Zambia and the United Republic of Tanzania, and at Songwe/Kasumulu border crossing between Malawi and Tanzania.
Global Water Partnership and the Government of Tanzania are working on strategies that will improve the country’s management of water resources, with the aim of increasing water security and improving the economy.
For the past 10 months, Malawi has been battling a cholera outbreak which health authorities have classified as the worst in decades. The outbreak has so far claimed over a thousand lives and recorded over 25,000 cases as of January 2023, with the case fatality rate standing at 3.3% as opposed to the less than 1% recommended by the World Health Organization.
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In December 2022, Global Water Partnership Southeast Asia utilized its e-survey platform for water and sanitation hygiene to assist Safe Water Gardens in increasing access to safe and proper sanitation at Busung Village, Bintan Regency. GWP-SEA’s regional coordinator, Fany Wedahuditama lead the training for the enumerators and supervisors on how to use the e-survey on their android phone.