water scarcity


Where to Find USAID at the 2018 UNC Water and Health Conference

The Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy will take place October 29–November 2, 2018, at the University of North Carolina ­(UNC)-Chapel Hill. The UNC Water Institute’s annual event has grown to become one of the most important gatherings in the water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) sector held in the United States. The conference this year focuses on five themes:

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USAID/Jordan Water Management Initiative: Review of Water Scarcity Ranking Methodologies

There is no doubt that Jordan is among the most water-poor countries in the world, particularly when considering its limited resources and unique circumstances amid intense regional conflict. This document seeks to provide insight into how water scarcity can and should be quantified, with the aim of ranking Jordan’s scarcity on a global scale. Although a vast number of indicators for measuring water scarcity exist, few have been compiled or updated for international comparison. The most commonly used indicator internationally measures renewable water resource supply per capita.