Access to safe water in Somaliland is a major challenge; it has been estimated that somewhere between 83%1 and 90%2 of the rural populations do not have access to safe drinking water. Most people living in Somaliland obtain their water from open sources, including springs, berkads, and dams.
Vital Capital joins an established list of previous backers that includes the International Finance Corp., Dow Chemical Co., Coca-Cola Co., Tata Capital and Irvine-based Sail Capital Partners, among others.
PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), a premier global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, today announced that its recent work with WaterStep, a non-profit water purification agency, has enabled the organization to assist a greater number of disaster victims and those in need around the globe.
The program was launched in September 2013 to modernise water and sanitation services, improve health, decrease school drop-out rate and make financing for WASH more effective, according to Abiy Girma, the One WASH Coordinator at the Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy (MoWIE).
APN International Projects Coordinator, Pastor Dale Armstrong, who recently returned from Ukraine, says the most immediate need there is humanitarian aid, including water purification tablets and individual medical kits for each soldier.
Cambodian deputy Prime Minister Yim Chhayly and Denise Rollins, acting assistant administrator for the US Agency for International Development (USAID)'s Bureau for Asia, jointly announced the project in Phnom Penh.
Making this disclosure in Abuja during a workshop on Performance Assessment, Benchmarking and Government Issues for Urban Water Sector in Nigeria, Minister of Water Resources, Mrs. Sarah Ochekpe said this is to enhance the performances of the State Water Agencies for sustainable service delivery.
Water for Africa is delighted to announce the amazing support of ‘Samatrix’ with its work in Africa.
Samatrix as a company have always been supportive of local charities and have participated in many fundraising events over the years. Working in partnership with Water for Africa is one of their biggest charitable ventures to date.
The highlight of World Water Week day two was the Africa Focus sessions. Discussion points included the state and scale of hydropower,transboundary water management and the declining reliance on donor-funded infrastructure projects on the continent.
USAID has a dual interest in ensuring that the WASH services we support are reliably available to the people who depend on them and that the development investments supported by U.S. citizens are efficient and effective.
The unremitting flow of rural people has overwhelmed the urban infrastructure and poor access to clean water and decent sanitation has been reflected in a worrying increase of contagious disease over the past two decades. Batbayar’s plight is a common one.
Water and sanitation are among the key challenges facing the Pacific Island region and will be a focus for discussion at the upcoming Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in Samoa, 1‒4 September.
In this video, you will learn how the 2014 Tap Project Challenge works and how you can help provide clean water to kids all around the world by putting your phone down.
We're obsessed with our cell phones. Sometimes for good reasons. Other times we check for likes. And check, and check. Or read intriguing articles about. Well never mind. And have you been out to dinner lately?
The latest state-of-the-art technology will be deployed to forecast climate hazard events which will allow increased time for the Authorities to take action thus saving lives and reducing the social and economic damage caused by floods and droughts.