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Photo of the Week: USAID Launches Water Strategy


The U.S. Government’s first Water and Development strategy has health and food security as priorities, highlighting the critical role of water in saving lives. Read more >>

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Better Diagnostics Critical to the Fight against Typhoid

Women and children

When children’s lives are at stake, we need to move quickly. That’s why we need to rise to the challenge of developing better typhoid diagnostics, and soon. Read more >>

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Photo of the Week: Pumping Water to Urban Nigeria

Nigeria Bauchi Residents

USAID’s Sustainable Water and Sanitation in Africa project expands and improves water services to residents.

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In Tajikistan, Little Drops Make the River

School children in Khatlon enjoy their first taste of drinking water outside their school. Photo credit: USAID

Where one in six child deaths is related to waterborne diseases, USAID is helping communities build sustainable pipe networks.

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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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Photo of the Week: Celebrating World Water Day

This week, USAID celebrates World Water Day.

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8 Things Our Future Military Leaders Need to Know About Water Management

Chris Holmes with West Point cadets following the lecture on water management. Photo credit: USAID

One day, our future military leaders will be planning and implementing peace-keeping operations, and it is important for them to know how water management approaches can help foster stability, resilience and economic growth. Read more >>

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Partnering for Development in Water

Chris Holmes speaks to the water community of Colorado. Photo Credit: USAID.

Water availability, or lack thereof, is an issue familiar to Coloradans, and their state faces many of the same challenges that countries around the world face

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MDG Countdown: Working to Fulfill A Global Promise

Great progress is being made toward achieving the Millenium Development Goals, and the global community can be inspired by the innovations and successes we are seeing around the world.

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USAID in the News

Weekly Briefing (5/21/2012 – 5/25/2012) May 21: Last Friday, President Obama outlined a public-private partnership to work on global poverty issues ahead of the Group of Eight summit in Camp David. On the eve of the summit, USAID unveiled the New Alliance for Food and Nutrition Security, a program designed to lift 50 million people […]

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