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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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.
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 [...]
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.
Submitted by John Oldfield, Managing Director of the WASH Advocacy Initiative, a nonprofit advocacy effort in Washington DC entirely dedicated to helping solve the global safe drinking water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) challenge. Its mission is to increase awareness of the global WASH challenge and solutions, and to increase the amount and effectiveness of resources [...]
Written by Christian Holmes, USAID’s Global Water Coordinator As we enter World Water Week 2011, it is a good time to reflect on the significance of this vital resource that we often take for granted here in the United States, but is such a precious commodity in many other parts of the world. For me, [...]