Men wash before prayers at the fishing port of Conakry, Guinea’s capital. Last March, the World Health Organisation with support from Unicef and Doctors Without Borders vaccinated some 200,000 fishermen against cholera on islands north of Conakry
Ivorian schoolchildren wait in line to wash their hands in a primary school in Bouake. The Ivory Coast, currently free of the Ebola epidemic ravaging its neighbours, has launched a hunt for a Guinean health worker who may have fled his home country after possibly catching the disease
A man bathes in the old quarters of Delhi, India
Pakistani women, wash their laundry at a water reservoir, on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan. The United Nations has proclaimed that March 20 is the International Day of Happiness.
A worker power-washes the West Wing of the White House in Washington D.C.
A displaced camp near Mpoko airport on Wednesday in Bangui. Few people are going back home even as the situation grows less tense in the Central African capital.
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A rickshaw puller washes by the roadside on a winter morning in Kolkata, India.