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URCS Kampala South Branch at

SINA Boot Camp

Written by Esther Kabugho and Immaculate Ajok

Kampala South Uganda Red Cross Society through the Skybird project participated in the SINA (Social Innovation Academy) Bootcamp. The program is held in three semesters; the first boot camp was on 31st October - 4th November 2022, the second boot camp was held from the 30th of January - 3rd - February 2023 …

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ERCS South Wollo Branch Skybird Micro Project

Written by Tesfahun Zewdie Branch & Resource Development Head at ERCS Dessie, Amhara Regional Branch.

The micro project “Welfare Improvement through accessing sanitation and hygiene facilities in Dessie city” aimed to build the capacity of vulnerable women and the disabled in business and facility management, thereby contributing to the sustainable access and use of improved public toilet and shower services, while also creating job opportunities for youth and women from the …

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Austrian Red Cross (AutRC) Annual WASH Report for 2022 is now available at this link The report will take you through AutRC activites and plans in Fecal Sludge Management, WASH & PGI, Systemic WASH, WASH capacity building and other areas.

A devastating 7.7 magnitude earthquake struck southeast Türkiye in the early hours of 6 February, followed by several aftershocks, killing thousands and injuring many more in the region, as well as in bordering Syria. Mike Wolf is currently deployed as IFRC WASH coordinator for the Turkey earthquake-operation. Read more


  • Here is a chance to raise and amplify the voices of vulnerable groups on their Human Right to Water and Sanitation ahead of the UN Water Conference 2023! Join the digital campaign #HearingTheUnheardHRWS amplifying the call for global action to HRWS for the vulnerable groups rolled out by End Water Poverty and its partners. Share your experiences, stories and views on improving WASH access for the vulnerable groups. See more on this link to find out how to participate.
  • AutRC WASH team would like to capture feedback from you to continuously improve the services. Kindly fill out this evaluation survey which should not take you more than 5-10 minutes:

New IFRC Team Member for the African Region

Hi Skybirds! My name is Peter Nyamoko Mamburi.

I am a water, sanitation and hygiene, WASH expert with over 14 years of experience in integrated WASH programmes in humanitarian, transitional and developmental contexts. I hold an undergraduate degree in water and environmental engineering and a Master’s degree in Project planning and management. Currently finalizing my research dissertation for a Master’s degree in Water and Environmental Management.

I have joined the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, IFRC as the Regional WASH Coordinator for the African Region. Looking forward to working with all of you to further ......

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IFRC Regional WASH Coordinator for Africa
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