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Global Waters Article

Photo Essay: Transforming Vulnerable Communities Through Water Access in Madagascar

Madagascar is urbanizing at twice the rate as the rest of the world, with an estimated 4.5 percent urban growth rate and approximately one-third of the total population already living in urban areas. Every month, cities across Madagascar grow by tens of thousands — growth often concentrated in informal settlements with limited access to water and sanitation services as the demand outstrips local capacity.

Fact Sheet

Nepal Fact Sheet: Safaa Paani (WASH Recovery) Program

USAID’s Safaa Paani (WASH Recovery) project increases sustainable access to safe drinking water, improves sanitation through promoting proper hygiene and construction of public toilets, and heightens awareness of menstrual hygiene through school programs in two earthquake-affected districts.

Conference

Global WASH Cluster Meeting 2018

Dear WASH Partners,

As you may be aware, the Global WASH Cluster will be hosting its annual meeting from the 10th – 11th April in Berlin, Germany. The forum is expected to bring together humanitarian WASH partners involved in humanitarian WASH interventions globally to share experience, cross-country learning and to broaden networks in the sector. The main themes of the meeting will be:

Safe Drinking Water for Maldives

USAID, and the Government of Maldives inaugurated a $3.8 million integrated water supply and distribution system recently, providing a safe and reliable water source for more than 4,000 residents of Hinnavaru Island.

Global Waters Article

Upgrading Rural Afghanistan’s Water Supply

After enduring decades of conflict, more than 200,000 rural Afghans across 17 provinces are making progress toward a healthier and more water-secure future.