Zoom interviews with REACH researchers in Ethiopia, Kenya and the UK

26 May 2020

Uncertainty and optimism: the impact of COVID-19 on the REACH community in Ethiopia, Kenya and the UK

In this blog, some of our early career researchers and collaborators share their experiences from Oxford, Addis Ababa and rural Kenya as they adapt to changes in their work and social lives and what responses they have seen that have inspired them.

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Credit: Saskia Nowicki; Interviews at a hand pump in Kitui, Kenya

29 April 2020

Rural water quality monitoring within reach: moving beyond the quantity vs. quality mindset

Water quality monitoring is an important part of managing water safety, but is often considered a secondary priority. Saskia Nowicki discusses why we need to move beyond the water quantity versus quality dichotomy.

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Huseyna Faraha, 20 years old, helping others in pouring water in their containers. Credit: UNICEF Ethiopia

22 April 2020

COVID-19 amplifies water security inequalities

COVID19 is not waterborne, but we know that WASH is essential to reduce the spread of the disease. And more than that, water insecurity can limit social distancing. Dr Katrina Charles discusses the links between COVID19 and water inequalities.

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Kelly Ann Naylor, Associate Director, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Section, Programme Division, UNICEF

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