In March 2019, Tropical Cyclone Idai made landfall in Mozambique, leaving massive floods and the threat of waterborne disease in its wake. Within days, a USAID–led disaster assistance response team partnered with other agencies on the ground to help restore access to safe water and avert a cholera epidemic.
On September 12, 2019, USAID announced the appointment of Jennifer Mack to coordinate the Agency's water security, sanitation, and hygiene activities.
USAID is working directly with communities in South Sudan to enhance the safety of women and children through improved access to water and sanitation.
E-WASH is strengthening the governance, financial, and technical capacities of six State Water Boards in Nigeria to better manage and deliver water services.
In this Global Waters Radio podcast, Cliff Nyaga and Pauline Kiamba share lessons learned from taking a "systems approach" to water service delivery.