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Partnering to Control and Eliminate Cholera in Hispaniola

Today, USAID became an official member of the Coalition on Water and Sanitation for the Elimination of Cholera in Hispaniola. Read more >>

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USAID in the News

A review of USAID’s top news highlights for week of June 17, 2013. Read more >>

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

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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What I Saw and Learned in Southeast Asia and Why I Left Inspired

Chelsea Clinton reflects on her travels across Southeast Asia, delivering clean water as part of Procter & Gamble’s Clinton Global Initiative commitment in Myanmar. Read more >>

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How the Future of Women & Girls is Tied to Water

Almost 800 million people in the world today lack access to clean water. Africa and the Middle East are the most water scarce regions in the world. Three hundred million people in Sub-Saharan Africa live in water-scarce environments and every year the number of people under water stress grows larger and larger.

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Clean Hands Inc. – 5 Questions with Bear Valley Ventures

Bear Valley Ventures, a grantee of USAID’s Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) program, is investigating how to radically improve hand hygiene habits in India, through product innovation. Bear Valley and partners created Clean Hands Inc (CHI) to develop new products for the urban poor that can be used by households with substandard or no sanitation and constrained access to water.

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USAID Launches its First Global Water Strategy

This week, USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah, along with Senator Richard Durbin, Senator Chris Coons, Representative Earl Blumenauer and Representative Ted Poe, launched the first USAID global water strategy in the Agency’s history.

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

This video shows the IDEO.org 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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Working Together to Feed the World and Protect the Planet

The first Earth Day celebration, 43 years ago, began a movement to create awareness about the need to protect the world’s natural resources so they can be enjoyed by generations to come. Read more >>

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