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Clean water is our defence against COVID-19 and other serious, water-borne endemic diseases

Handwashing with clean water is a critical line of defense against COVID-19 infection, underlining how important it is to ensure water for all. However water does not come from a tap: we must protect and restore healthy rivers.

​The Tha Bar Wa project, funded by the EU and under SWITCH-Asia programme, is able to help food and beverage (F&B) businesses install wastewater treatment plants. Enhancing management of freshwater resources are crucial to the health and resilience of communities.

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