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Splash celebrates Global Handwashing Day 2017 in Ethiopia

October 29, 2017

Splash celebrated at three different schools reaching over 3,000 kids! Further, the state run television broadcasted our event, ensuring millions of children could view proper handwashing techniques as demonstrated by our student-led hygiene club members!

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Rescoue celebrates Global Handwashing Day 2017 in Ethiopia

October 7, 2017

Rescoue will celebrate Global Handwashing Day this year by presenting key messages of handwashing for the participants, training traditional Danto group, and presenting drama comparing importance of handwashing and effects of lack of handwashing.

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Celebrates Global Handwashing Day 2017 in Ethiopia

September 7, 2017

The event will be held in Mekelle on October 15 and an estimates that 500 participants will learn about the importance of handwashing and help to increase awareness.


Islamic Relief Ethiopia celebrated Global Handwashing Day to promote handwashing habits

October 18, 2016

Islamic Relief Ethiopia celebrated Global Handwashing Day to promote handwashing habits.    

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International Medical Corps Celebrates at Melkadida Refugee Camp

October 21, 2015

Where: Melkadida Refugee Camp, Ethiopia Organizers: International Medical Corps (IMC); UNHCR; ARRA With the aim of making handwashing with soap a habit, International Medical Corps held a Global Handwashing Day celebration event. During this event different implementing partners, UNHCR, ARRA and refugee structures (RCC, Zone leaders) and the refugee […]

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Celebration in Schools In Bokolmanyo Refugee Camp

March 12, 2015

Location: Ethiopia Participants: 780 Organizer: International Medical Corps International Medical Crops celebrated Global Handwashing Day 2014 in schools. These young children are at high risk of morbidity and mortality from diarrhea pneumonia, both of which are preventable by handwashing with soap at key times. School administrators along with […]

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Bokolmanyo Refugee Camp Chooses Health

March 11, 2015

Location: Bokolmanyo Refugee Camp, Ethiopia Participants: 2,600 Organizations: International Medical Corps This year, International Medical Corps celebrated Global Handwashing Day(GHD) with the theme “CHOOSE HANDWASHING, CHOOSE HEALTH!” meaning that washing hands with soap is an essential behavior for health. GHD, was celebrated colorfully with very impressing and […]

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Global Handwashing Day Celebration in Okugo Refugee Camp, Ethiopia

March 11, 2015

Location: Okugo Refugee Camp, Ethiopia Participants: 734 Organizations: International Rescue Committee Global handwashing day was celebrated in Okugo refugee camp on October 22,2014 with drama, music, and handwashing demonstrations were some of the activities for the celebration. UNHCR, ARRA and other camp implementing were invited and attended the […]

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International Rescue Committee Celebrates Global Handwashing Day in May-Ayni Refugee Camp

March 10, 2015

Location: My-Ayni Refugee Camp, Ethiopia Participants: 2,100 Organizations: International Rescue Committee International Rescue Committee (IRC) has been working in My-Ayni Refugee Camp since May 2008 in different intervention areas. In order to reduce mortality and morbidity due to diarrhea and other water-related diseases among refugee community in My-Ayni, […]

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Global Handwashing Day Two Ethiopian Refugee Camps

March 10, 2015

Location: Ethiopia Participants: 1,600 Organizations: International Rescue Committee IRC celebrated Global Handwashing Day in collaboration with partners, including:  social workers, the Administration for Refugees and Retrunees Affaire (ARRA), Save the Children, a women’s association, the Refugee Central Committee (RCC), and a youth circus club. The sensitization for two […]

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