2 Nov 2021 Geneva, Switzerland
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is tol support water security efforts with a new Water and Climate Coalition, Water Declaration and a new strategy for hydrology. Eight Long-term ambitions announced.
26 Oct 2021 NEW YORK NY, United States
UN-Water Expert Group warns that the pressure on freshwater resources will not relax Fair distribution will benefit those in greater need.
26 Oct 2021 BAGHDAD, Iraq
The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (UNFAO),,the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) call for urgent food assistance in face of three-year Iraq drought. Crop reduction impacts.
21 Oct 2021 GLASGOW, United Kingdom
The Water Pavilion in the Blue Zone at COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland, aims to raise the profile of water, challenges and solutions, putting water at the very centre of climate solutions for mitigation and adaptation.
21 Oct 2021 SANAA, Yemen
While local and international humanitarian groups have been working to improve water availability in Yemen, without sufficient funding millions of Yemeni lives remain at risk without access to clean water.
17 Oct 2021 CAIRO
Outgoing African Ministers’ Council on Water president called for activating the council’s role in achieving cooperation among African countries in the field of shared water management.
4 Oct 2021 Johannesburg, South Africa
Power supply to Johannesburg and Pretoria curtailed. More cutbacks predicted.
4 Oct 2021 SACRAMENTO CA
State government is preparing for mandatory restrictions
4 Oct 2021 ANKARA
Drinking water supplies in major cities and tourist areas threatened by toxic combination of climate change and water management policies.
4 Oct 2021 SYDNEY
Increased desalination, stormwater recycling and ne efficiency measures recommended.
4 Oct 2021 KAMPALA, Uganda
Access to water and sanitation linked to climate change in new reports from WaterAid Nigeria
4 Oct 2021 DAMASCUS, Syria
ICRC assesses impact of a decade of war on infrastructure, water availability and quality, and hampered relief efforts.