Water & Sanitation

Microplastics can spread through flying insects, research shows

A new study, published in the Journal Biology Letters, shows that plastic now contaminates...

Blackouts threaten Africa as temperatures rise and hydropower dams dry out, scientists warn

In recent weeks, outbreaks of communicable diseases such as cholera and Ebola have...

30% of schools do not have access to safe drinking water, report finds

A new report from the UN Children’s fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organisation...

How close are we to achieving SDG6?

WaterAid has warned that the 2030 Sustainable Development Goal of universal and...

1 in 3 people still do not have adequate sanitation

The UN high-level political forum (HLPF) is held annually to focus on different and...

Millions of people in India are facing the worst water crisis in history

Water has become costly in India due to weak infrastructure and a national water shortage....

WMO to increase action on water

The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) has amended its water strategy in light...

India is facing its largest ever water crisis

A recent report, called The Niti Aayog Report, conducted by a government think tank...

WHO prepares Cox’s Bazar for flooding and monsoon conditions

The Rohingya refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar has started to experience intermittent...

Integrating child health and WaSH policies will increase the effectiveness of aid delivery

New research by WaterAid and PATH has found that combining clean water, decent household...

Water-related disasters require urgent action at all levels

The final outcome of ‘Making Every Drop Count’, a document put together...

IOM, Japan and Bangladesh are working together to bring clean water to Rohingya refugees

The UN Migration Agency (IOM), the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and...

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