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Water for the World: Making Every Gallon Count

The IUWASH project focuses on providing water, sanitation and hygiene for the urban poor in Indonesia. / USAID/IUWASH

The impact of water on all aspects of life is undeniable, especially for people living in extreme poverty. Learn how USAID’s efforts to save lives through sustainable access to water, sanitation and hygiene got a big boost this past year.

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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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Water: A Unifying Issue: USAID’s New Global Water Strategy

Chris Holmes serves as USAID’s Global Water Coordinator.

The goal of the USAID Water and Development Strategy is to save lives and improve development in a world where practically 800 million people are without adequate water.

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Video of the Week: Clean Kumasi: Digital Tools to Transform Urban Waste Management


This video shows the and WSUP teams in action, and the lessons learned from rural community-led total sanitation efforts. Read more >>

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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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