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World Water Day

Last week, millions of people globally celebrated World Water Day and one of life’s most basic requirements – water. A building block of life, water is also at the core of sustainable development and is linked to every major development challenge. The focus of this year’s World Water Day was the nexus between water and energy, underscoring the crosscutting nature of this issue.

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Meeting Water, Food and Health Needs in Kenya

On this World Water Day 2014, I am encouraged by how USAID’s water programs around the world contribute to integrated approaches that meet the objectives of the Agency’s Water and Development Strategy, as well as the Feed the Future and the Global Health Presidential Initiatives. During my recent work in Kenya with the USAID team […]

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A New Life for Goma’s Water System

Siya Marguerite's children. Photo credit: Mercy Corps

Overhaul of dilapidated infrastructure means a lasting source of water comes to hundreds of thousands of DRC’s most vulnerable. Read more >>

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USAID in the News

Deputy Administrator Steinberg speaks in Bangladesh. Photo Credit: USAID/Bangladesh

A review of USAID’s top news highlights for week of March 25, 2013. Read more >>

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Greener Pastures in Crimea’s Future

USAID will utilize the existing Soviet-era pump facility (background) in Pervimaysky to irrigate farm fields for a rural community of 300 persons. Photo credit: Jason Gilpin, USAID

USAID is successfully demonstrating that with transparent planning, modest investment and strong community support, infrastructure improvements can be made to bring reliable water service to residents in small communities in Crimea. Read more >>

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Water and International Cooperation

Chris Holmes serves as USAID’s Global Water Coordinator.

Only if we cooperate effectively, can we sustain the supplies of quality water necessary for human life. Read more >>

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USAID in the Middle East: Using Data to Improve Regional Water Management (Part 1)

irrigation map small

Few places are drier than the Middle East and North Africa. Host to 5 percent of the world’s population, the region has only 1 percent of the world’s renewable fresh water.

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Photo of the Week: Celebrating World Water Day

This week, USAID celebrates World Water Day. Read more >>

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World Water Day 2012

On March 22, World Water Day, themes of innovation and partnership were central to the discussions of how the global community can, and must, work better together to meet future water needs around the world. Secretary Clinton made a number of key points in her address at the State Department, including: Water is at the heart of […]

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Global Waters – World Water Day Edition

USAID’s water team just published a new edition of their Global Waters Magazine in celebration of World Water Day. You can view it in the interactive e-zine version below or download Global Waters as a PDF  (5.1MB), great for smaller screens, tablets or handhelds, or for printing.

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