USAID Global Water and Development Report FY 2016


This annual report shares USAID’s investments and achievements in the water sector for FY 2016 and looks forward to a new era of water programming to create a more water-secure world, as envisioned by the U.S. Government Global Water Strategy and USAID’s Water and Development Plan in support of the Strategy. 

The report highlights USAID’s efforts to address the challenge of improving water and sanitation access to a growing global population and engaging and empowering communities to become advocates, entrepreneurs, technical experts, change agents, and environmental stewards.

As a result of USAID support from FY 2008 to FY 2016, 37.3 million people received sustainable access to an improved water supply, and 24.1 million people received improved access to sanitation facilities.

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Below are a list of activity profiles from the FY 2016 report in a one-page shareable format.


Ghana: Making Cholera Outbreaks a Thing of the Past

Kenya: Helping Establish Self-Sustaining Water Supplies & Communities

Mali: A Ground Game to Tackle Malnutrition

Southern Africa: Conservation Upstream Helps Feed Users Downstream

Emergency WASH: Helping Stabilize Fragile Regions in Africa


Afghanistan: Saving Lives and Preparing Communities for Future Disasters through Emergency Planning

India: Taking on the World’s Largest Sanitation Problem

Nepal: Creating New Traditions

Nepal/Indonesia: Harnessing Nature to Bring Water Where It’s Needed

Philippines: Septage Management Contributes to Water Security

Latin America and the Caribbean

Colombia and Peru: Building Bridges Across the Watershed, Upstream and Downstream

Haiti: Partnering on the Ground to Bring Drought Relief

Middle East and North Africa

Egypt: Providing Clean Water to Underserved Communities

Jordan: Building A Modern, Responsive Water & Wastewater System

Lebanon: Finding Ways to Ease Water Pressure

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