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Global WASH Cluster
GWC Monthly Newsletter #6
05 / 07 / 2022
Dear colleagues,
Welcome to the sixth edition of the GWC 2022 Monthly Newsletter! We are pleased to share in this issue the GWC 2022 Annual Meeting Report, news on our participation at World Water Week, key updates from CAST, operational updates from the field, and fresh news from partner organizations including OCHA, the German WASH Network, UNICEF, WHO, SuSanA, Save the Children, IASC, IFRC, Sanitation and Water for all and more. 

In addition, key documents from national coordination platforms are also featured in the operational update section. Highlights from countries this month showcase the Ukraine WASH Cluster: Integrating Gender Equality in Humanitarian Needs Assessments and the Afghanistan WASH Cluster Core Pipeline Request (CPR) of Supplies & Management Procedure.
We remind all that we value showcasing the incredible work national coordination platforms and partners are doing around the world, so please send us your photos, stories, and other content to highlight the work of your team or draw attention to issues that matter to you. Read our submission guidelines here. All items can be sent directly for inclusion in the next newsletter by Friday, 22nd July 2022 to

Thank you for your attention and we hope you will find this insightful!

Best regards,
CAST (The Cluster Advocacy and Support Team)
Photo credits: © UNICEF/UN0595939/Andriananten
On 8 February 2022 in Ehavo village, Androy region, Madagascar, a solar panel system with 2.25-Kilowatt output power is connected to a pump system, designed to meet the daily water needs of more than 459 people.
GWC Collaborations and News
Global WASH Cluster Annual Meeting Report 2022
The 26th Global Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Cluster’s (GWC) Annual Meeting was a hybrid event that took place both online and in Budapest from the 16th – 17th May 2022.  The event brought together 119 participants from GWC members and National Coordination Platforms (NCPs) from around the globe.

The meeting was an opportunity to showcase the GWC’s Strategic Plan 2022 – 2025, present the revised governance structure and membership, and review achievements and challenges from the previous strategic cycle. Identifying and agreeing on priority actions to implement the Strategic Plan 2022-2025, including the GWC and NCP contributions, was a key focus throughout the meeting. The outcome of the meeting will inform the finalization of a draft Implementation Plan and Monitoring Framework. Read more in the meeting report.