Main quotes during the first day of the GWC 2019 meeting in Geneva

“The humanitarian system still operates according to a standard set of activities, structures and procedures. However, in the last three years there has been an increase in non-standard emergencies: in urban contexts, in middle- and high income countries, in response to new and unexpected crises. We have to be innovative, to think out of the box and we except this meeting to give positive and concrete responses to each participants. “ Dominique Porteaud, GWC coordinator. 


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Access to a regular supply of safe water, a top priority at the 24th Global WASH Cluster in Geneva

Key leaders of the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector massively respond to the Global WASH Cluster's invitation.

From 17 to 20 June, the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene cluster (WASH), under the leadership of UNICEF, is organizing their largest mobilization of global humanitarian agencies since the cluster was created in 2006.

This international congress aims to find quick and concrete answers to the current crisis in the WASH sector.  Populations in humanitarian emergencies cannot survive without the expertise and vital interventions on the… read more

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