USAID In the News

We scour global news sources to find the latest stories featuring USAID's work in the water sector (so you don't have to). Check in for weekly updates to this page or let us know if you have an item to share.

4 Dec 2018 | Daily Observer

Three USAID-funded water projects, valued at US$29 million, were over the weekend dedicated in Robertsport, Grand Cape Mount County; Sanniquellie, Nimba County; and...

4 Dec 2018 | The Hill

On the anniversary of the launch of the first-ever U.S. Global Water Strategy, we must actively engage water security as a strategic path for U.S. foreign policy.

28 Nov 2018 | USAID Madagascar

"Convincing people to use a latrine has been very difficult. When people were asked why they defecated in the open air, they told us that keeping feces between four...

21 Nov 2018 | Water Online

Water.org and SWP will mobilize $4M in microloans to improve water access, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) for 37,000 people in Cambodia’s Stung Chinit watershed. Families...

21 Nov 2018 | USAID KIWASH

In 2016, the KIWASH project began working in Khwisero to help revive the water scheme once more, this time focusing on strengthening governance, business operations and...

21 Nov 2018 | Climatelinks

Nga Kim Nguyen, Senior SBC and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Advisor for USAID, explained social and behavior change (SBC) as an approach that lends itself to...

14 Nov 2018 | NDTV

Plan India, in partnership with USAID and Coca-Cola India Pvt. Ltd have launched the 'Urban WASH - Swachh Bharat Swachh Vidyalaya' project across 60 schools in...

14 Nov 2018 | NDTV

The Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan with USAID and CURE NGO are on a mission to help 144 slum settlements across five cities to become open defecation free by 2021.

14 Nov 2018 | NDTV

Bengaluru is trying to tackle this challenge of clean drinking water with the help of Water Health Centres or WHCs. There are 55 WHCs across the city, providing access...