One in four health care facilities around the world lacks basic water services, impacting over 2 billion people, according to a new report by WHO and UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (JMP).
A new app to map and monitor the world’s freshwater supply
Water affects all of us, no matter where we live. Drought harms everyone, from farmers in the western United States dealing with long-term drought, to people in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan suffering debilitating health consequences from the Aral Sea draining, to millions of people displaced by floods in Kerala, India. About four billion people, or almost two-thirds of the world’s population, experience severe water scarcity at least one month of the year.
Register for the upcoming webinar – Tuesday March 27, 11 am EDT Engineering for Change:
Through the USAID SWS Learning Partnership efforts are being made to try different approaches to operations and maintenance. Read this blog post from Ethiopia Country Director John Butterworth.
November 6 – December 1, 2017
This is a highly-interactive one-month eLearning course on ICT for Water Service Providers and other WASH sector stakeholders.
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Salamatu Garba speaks about the continuing impact of Water and Development Alliance (WADA) a public-private partnership between USAID and Coca-cola and its impact on women in Nigeria in this USAID Global Water podcast. https://soundcloud.com/global-waters-radio/salamatu-garba-on-the-continuing-impact-of-water-and-development-alliance-in-nigeria