The United Nations International Emergency Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has underscored the need for various partners to join hands in eliminating cholera in Nsanje district.
Water and sanitation experts from the Northern Region have deplored political interference and a lack of coordination amongst stakeholders as some of the major setbacks affecting Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) service delivery at council level.
Development partners in the water and sanitation sector in Malawi have bemoaned the financial gap that is hampering the access to clean water. Data by Malawi’s National Statistics Office shows that 14 percent of Malawians, about 2.6 million people, do not have access to safe water and about 27% of the population walk for over an hour to access safe water.
The Water Sanitation and Health (WASH) organization, Water for People, has handed over modern toilets and boreholes to Nsoni and Chilimankhwanje primary schools in Chiradzulu.