4 Oct 2021 KAMPALA, Uganda
Access to water and sanitation linked to climate change in new reports from WaterAid Nigeria
4 Oct 2021 BRUSSELS, Belgium
Mismatch of policy and practice has led to uncertainty about sustainability of water use in EU agriculture.
4 Oct 2021 DAMASCUS, Syria
ICRC assesses impact of a decade of war on infrastructure, water availability and quality, and hampered relief efforts.
1 Oct 2021 GENEVA, Switzerland
A new permanent mechanism to be established for cooperative management of the aquifer system, including both a legal and an institutional framework for cooperation.
29 Sep 2021 WASHINGTON DC, United States
Support aims to help Yemen nationals have access to clean water, food, health, sanitation and education.
27 Sep 2021 GENEVA, Switzerland
Water as a source of interstate conflicts, and key to resolution...global and African insights into water diplomacy.
21 Sep 2021 Geneva, Switzerland
Three "pillars" to successful water diplomacy.
21 Sep 2021 NEW YORK NY, United States
UN Security Council stresses need for Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt to continue talks with African Union in order to agree water sharing of Nile River.
21 Sep 2021 LONDON, United Kingdom
Activists who strive to protect and promote human rights relating to the environment including land, water and air remain highly vulnerable across the world, facing increasing attacks over the course of past decade. 2020 set a new record.
6 Sep 2021 Almaty, Kazakhstan
The water resources available to the 5 republics of Central Asia are below the stress threshold of 1,700 m3 per person per year and risk falling further towards scarcity by 2050 if the nations do not undertake substantial investment in water infrastructure and management, as well as engage in transboundary water management and cooperation.
26 Jul 2021 Zhengzhou, China
The severe rainstorms have now moved north impacting neighbouring cities and regions, with collapsed roads and damaged dams and reservoirs cutting off power leaving thousands trapped without electricity and water supplies. In one incident, 12 drowned in a Zhengzhou train.
Locals were unprepared for the downpours as weather forecasters had issued a warning for extreme rain for the wrong place and time.
Farmers in the Henan region have lost livelihoods with at least 200,000 chickens and up to 6,000 pigs lost in the floods
25 Jul 2021 St Petersburg, Florida
The current crisis has led to over 600 tons of dead marine life since the end of June, with scientists now investigating the potential impact on dolphins in the area.
Cause is disposall of polluted wastewater containing high volumes of nitrogen.