This fact sheet provides context for the Urban Resilience by Building Partnerships and Applying New evidence in WASH (URBAN WASH) project, a five-year (2021–2026) project that will generate evidence to promote impactful, sustainable, equitable and
In rural Burkina Faso, most people get their drinking water through boreholes, a narrow vertical shaft drilled into the ground. Women and girls are traditionally responsible for fetching water, often traveling for miles several times a week.
While the business case for investing in source water protection has become increasingly clearer, there are many hurdles that need to be addressed by basin and WASH managers, affected communities and the private sector, and local government offici
In Iraq, rising temperatures, reduced rainfall, and dropping water levels are all increasing the risk of drought and desertification. Growing water scarcity across the country threatens the health and livelihoods of at least seven million Iraqis.