WASH in Schools: Liberia's first step to recovery from Ebola - Summary

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26 Feb 2015


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Ebola has had a crippling effect on the economy, health services and education system in Liberia. As schools reopen their doors, it is clear that the lack of clean water, hand washing and sanitation facilities in thousands of schools is a major block to helping children develop and carry out life-changing hygiene practices that will enhance their health. Investing in WASH in schools is a tangible, cost-effective and sustainable way to support Liberia towards a fast recovery with long-lasting health, educational and economic benefits. This briefing summarizes the current challenge of WASH in schools, as well as potential solutions. See the full technical briefing on WASH in Schools in Liberia