• Global Waters Article
    “When there are floods, we have to build barriers to keep our land safe,” says Ataev Maksat, a 35-year old farmer from Saryyazy, a village in Mary, Turkmenistan.
  • Annual Report Story
    In spite of abundant natural water resources, Lebanon faces a perennial water deficit due to a host of factors, including outdated infrastructure and unsustainable water use practices.
  • Global Waters Article
    Safe water, improved sanitation, waste management, and electricity are prerequisites for infection prevention in health care facilities.
  • Video
    The Kenya Resilient Arid Lands Partnership for Integrated Development (Kenya RAPID) program brings together public and private institutions and communities with the goals of increasing access to water and sanitation for people and water for livest
  • Global Waters Article
    Dharapani Village in Sindhupalchowk District is one of hundreds of communities devastated by the April 2015 earthquake in Nepal, which killed nearly 9,000 people and impacted hundreds of thousands more.
  • Global Waters Article
    The government in Kakamega County — Kenya’s second-most populated county (after the capital, Nairobi), with nearly 2 million residents — has set a goal to supply piped water to 80 percent of its residents by 2022.
  • Blog
    On March 22, USAID joined partners across the globe for World Water Day to highlight the importance of increasing water security and bringing safe drinking water and sanitation to the world’s poorest and most vulnerable.
  • Interagency Story
    Through the Irrigation and Market Access Project, the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is partnering with the Government of Niger to improve irrigation infrastructure, including the rehabilitation and development of large and small-scale irr
  • Photo Essay
    This photo essay was created by USAID in Exposure. USAID’s SPEED+ program (Supporting the Policy Environment for Economic Developme
  • Interagency Story
    In Africa, it is estimated that over half of the urban population lives in informal settlements, sometimes referred to as “slums.” Most informal settlements do not have access to basic city services such as piped water, sewer systems, or waste col