On the occasion of the Wilson Center's 50th anniversary, its Environmental Change and Security Program and nine co-sponsoring programs convened experts on November 28 from government, the NGO sector, and academia for a compreh
Nearly a decade after the Senator Paul Simon Water for the World Act of 2014 was signed into law, USAID continues to increase access to safe water, sanitation, and hygiene services and facilitate sound water resources management each year.
USAID has released its recently revised Water and Conflict Toolkit, first published in 2014. As of 2015, 177 million people lacked basic drinking water and 284 million people did not use basic sanitation in conflict-affected settings.
Water security, sanitation, and hygiene are critical elements of a healthy, resilient, prosperous, and secure world. This report describes USAID’s work in fiscal year 2021 toward the vision of a water-secure world.