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03.05.00 – WATER

SYRIA / WATER CUTS ALEPPO

The restoration of water supply to the war-torn city of Aleppo has come as a welcome relief to residents whose taps have run dry in recent weeks due to the fighting and frequent power cuts. UNICEF

12 Aug 2015 | Read More »

UNICEF / WORLD SANITATION REPORT

Lack of progress on sanitation threatens to undermine the child survival and health benefits from gains in access to safe drinking water, warn WHO and UNICEF in a report tracking access to drinking water and sanitation against the Millennium Development Goals.  UNICEF / FILE

30 Jun 2015 | Read More »

YEMEN / WATER SHORTAGES

The conflict in Yemen has left the population short on dependable water supplies, the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) reports. UNICEF

19 May 2015 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / EBOLA QUARANTINE LATRINES

The tiny village of Kontadubala in Kambia District, Sierra Leone, may seem like a postcard of idyllic country life, but the Ebola crisis has shed a light on longstanding problems such as the lack of water and sanitation. UNMEER

31 Mar 2015 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / EBOLA WATER

The Kolenté River provides running water to the town of Kambia in Sierra Leone through a water treatment plant built with support from the Japanese government in 2013. But Sierra Leone's economic constraints meant that the plant was only running three times a week and only for a couple of hours a day. UNMEER

30 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / WATER

United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson said at the General Assembly that the international community must gear up for a new era of "hydro-diplomacy" as the threat of water scarcity risks plunging the world into a period of geopolitical tension and stunted development. UNIFEED-UNTV

30 Mar 2015 | Read More »

LIBERIA / EBOLA WATER

In the remote village of Tewor Fahnbulleh, in Ebola affected Liberia, UNICEF and partners are conducting a "mop up" campaign to eradicate Ebola from communities. UNMEER

30 Jan 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / WATER AND SANITATION

A new World Health Organization's report says global efforts to provide improved water and sanitation for all are gaining momentum, but serious gaps in funding continue to hamper progress. WHO noted that 2.5 billion men, women and children around the world lack access to basic sanitation services. WHO / FILE

19 Nov 2014 | Read More »

INDIA / WORLD TOILET DAY ADVANCER

More than half of India's population does not use toilets, creating a sanitation problem throughout the country. Now a campaign encourages people to build, and use, toilets, and already health is improving. WORLD BANK

18 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UN / DETROIT WATER HUMAN RIGHTS

A United Nations special rapporteur on the right to water said the city of Detroit is violating human rights by conducting large-scale water supply disconnections to homes that have not paid their bills. UNIFEED – UNTV

22 Oct 2014 | Read More »

 

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