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    EU-UNICEF Water and sanitation programme in Ethiopia

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    Six districts of Tigray and further 72 in the rest of Ethiopia are being targetted by UNICEF, the EU and the Government in a 23,1 million Euro programme aimed at bringing water and sanitation to 1 million people . Since 2006 in Tigray, the influence of the EU-UNICEF partnership - in particular the hygiene training and the contstruction of demonstration latrines - has encourages 750000 housholds to build their own facilites. As a result, the number of homes with latrines has increased from 60 percent to 90 percent. The community has seen a reduction of tangible dieseases of 64 percent, while 74 percent of people have gained access to safe water.