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Brian joined Oxfam in 2003 as Public Health Engineering advisor in Eritrea before joining Oxfam in Kenya as WASH coordinator in 2006. In this role he overseas Oxfam's water and sanitation work to pastoralist communities in Northern Kenya, as well as residents of Nairobi slums and refugees. Brian is currently managing Oxfam's refugee programme in Dadaab which is providing water and sanitation to over 80,000 refugees from Somalia.
Oxfam is working with US engineers to develop a pioneering desalination solution in order to prive safe drinking water in rural Kenya. Brian McSorley reports on the pilot, in the last of his blog posts for World Water Week.
Brian McSorley on an Oxfam solar water pumping programme in arid northern Kenya that is testing - and sometimes overturning - assumptions about solar power, and finding that for many communities, it beats using diesel.
In the run up to World Water Day, Brian McSorley reports on an innovative approach to sanitation in informal urban environments.
Broken handpumps are a regular sighting in rural Africa. However, as Brian McSorley reports, a new type of pump being piloted in Turkana is hoping to change this.
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