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Ethiopia Millennium Water Alliance (MWA-EP) Activity Ex-Post Evaluation

This evaluation examines the long-term sustainability of select components from the USAID-funded Millennium Water Alliance program in Ethiopia (MWA-EP), implemented in 24 rural districts from 2004–2009. It focuses on outcomes related to rural water point construction, management, and rehabilitation, as well as participatory sanitation and hygiene education and construction activities.

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How USAID is Addressing the Global Water and Sanitation Challenge: Annual Water and Development Report

Water makes headlines in times of crisis—think Cape Town Day Zero, Hurricane Maria, or the cholera epidemic in Yemen. But for the 2.1 billion people worldwide who live without access to safe drinking water, and approximately 4.4 billion without access to adequate sanitation, lack of these basic necessities is a daily reality that affects health, economic well-being, productivity, and quality of life.

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Working Together to Shape the Future Direction of Water Programming

In November 2017, the U.S. Government (USG) released the first-ever whole of government Global Water Strategy, the culmination of 17 government agencies working together to address the world’s most pressing water challenges through diplomacy, foreign assistance, science, and technology. The real work of making this vision a reality and coordinating the implementation of the Strategy at the USG level began Tuesday, March 13, at the “Reaching a Water Secure World: U.S. Global Water Strategy Workshop” hosted by USAID and the U.S. Department of State, in Washington, DC, and live streamed worldwide.

Event

Sustaining Urban Water Utility Services: A Look Back at USAID’s Indonesia ESP Activity (Webinar)

How sustainable are outcomes several years after water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) projects have closed? In this webinar, Leslie Greene Hodel (Senior Advisor, Water CKM Project) will present findings from the second in a series of USAID Water Communications and Knowledge Management (CKM) Project ex-post evaluations on the Indonesia Environmental Services Program (ESP), implemented by DAI between 2004 and 2010. Read the full evaluation.

Launch

Launch of the Women + Water Alliance

Please join Gap Inc. and USAID for a reception on World Water Day to mark the launch of their new partnership, the Women + Water Alliance, which aims to achieve transformational change across the apparel value chain, leading to improved advancement outcomes for women in communities touched by the apparel industry.

The Women + Water Alliance is USAID’s first water sector initiative to focus on women as change agents to improve water and sanitation services.