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International Community Should Devise Innovative, Sustainable, Scalable Solutions To Water Scarcity In MENA Region, Sustainability Expert Says

World Economic Forum: Water scarcity is a growing problem across the Middle East. Is this how we solve it? Ibrahim Al-Zu’bi, chief sustainability officer at Majid Al Futtaim Holding, discusses water scarcity in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, writing, “Unless we devise multiple innovative, sustainable, and scalable…

Experts Discuss Link Between Women’s Empowerment, Water At World Water Day Event

U.S. Department of State’s “DipNote”: A Call to Action: Supporting Women Through Water, World Water Day 2019 Caitlin Hawes of the Bureau of Ocean and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs at the U.S. Department of State highlights discussion from a recent event recognizing International Women’s Day, Women’s History Month, and…

U.S. Announces More Than $61M In Additional Humanitarian Assistance For Afghan Refugees

USAID: United States Announces Additional Humanitarian Assistance for Afghans Affected by Conflict, Drought, and Other Natural Disasters “The United States announced more than $61 million in additional humanitarian assistance to meet the needs of vulnerable communities, displaced persons, and returning refugees across Afghanistan, as well as Afghan refugees in the…

U.S. Government Agencies Share Messages On World Water Day

U.S. Department of State’s “DipNote”: Celebrating World Water Day “…On March 22, the U.S. Department of State and USAID, as well as U.S. Embassies and Consulates around the world shared World Water Day messages and highlighted actions they were taking to support this international day on their social media accounts.…

Opinion Piece, Editorial Address Access To Clean Water, Hygiene, Sanitation On World Water Day

Devex: Opinion: Fixing water fixes gender parity Amanda Gimble, senior vice president of strategic initiatives at Safe Water Network, and Venkatesh “Venky” Raghavendra, vice president of advancement at Safe Water Network “…Expanding safe water and women’s participation in its provision through small water enterprises — businesses that provide safe, reliable,…

Organizations Highlight Importance Of Clean Water On Health, Peace-Building

Médecins Sans Frontières: Water: source of health and dignity This post features photos, videos, stories, and an infographic on MSF’s efforts to provide clean water to ensure health and dignity in countries affected by humanitarian crises. The post notes, “Water is a vital resource on which the health and dignity…

IPS, VOA Videos Recognize World Water Day, Theme Of ‘Water For All’

Inter Press Service: VIDEO: Water for All — World Water Day 2019 “…World Water Day — celebrated on March 22nd — is observed internationally as a day to inspire people around the world to learn more about water-related issues, and to take action to make a difference. This year’s World…

WASH Remains Critical To Health Security

Daily Caller: The Congo’s Ebola Outbreak Highlights a Big Mistake in Global Health Security Lindsay Denny, senior public health program associate for the Center for Global Safe WASH at Emory University and technical adviser for Global Water 2020 “…The absence of water/sanitation/hygiene is a daily threat. … It is not…