3 Jul 2022 LISBON, Portugal
Oceans under threat through plastics pollution, overfishing, and the effects of climate change, river basin and coastal pollution.
26 Jun 2022 BEIJING, China
Glacier mass in the Himalaya Kush has declined dramatically in the past 40 years due to an increase in temperature of 0.42C in each decade. Scientists have identified a shift in water stored in regional basins.
20 Jun 2022 DUSHANBE, Tajikistan
Minister addresses Dushanbe conference. SDG 6 objectives already integrated into 10-year National Development Plan and environmentally friendly and efficient hydraulic infrastructure development is crucial to its achievement.
17 Jun 2022 WASHINGTON DC, United States
The US Action Plan on Global Water Security takes the significant step of making water security, including access to water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH), a major component of US foreign policy for the first time.
4 Jun 2022 ARLINGTON VA, United States
The Nature For Water Facility has launched its first call for proposals to support local programs that promote collective watershed management and nature restoration. Local NGOs, utilities, government agencies, and corporate entities can apply.
2 Jun 2022 GENEVA
New approaches and partnerships are an essential component to increase the long-term stability of a region that has endured successive conflicts and crises for far too long.
2 Jun 2022 GENEVA
Summary information on WASH activities in 2020
2 Jun 2022 BEIRUT, Lebanon
The shortage of fuel and recurring power cuts are severely hindering the country’s working water pumps; should a pumping station go out of service, it will not be possible to secure the funds to repair it.
2 Jun 2022 LAGOS, Nigeria
Lagos is Africa’s second largest city and 90% of its 15 million inhabitants rely on boreholes for drinking water. The study found very high concentrations of microplastics in the drinking water and even more in industrially active areas.
2 Jun 2022 JAKARTA, Indonesia
‘Building Forward Better for Recovery and Resilience’ seen as a critical opportunity to link water and sanitation with other sectors with a view to the transversal integration of water and sanitation across government policies.
17 May 2022 DELHI
While heatwaves are common in India, especially in May and June, summer began early this year with high temperatures from March, when the first heatwave arrived. Average maximum temperatures for the month were the highest in 122 years.