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World Water Day 2019: Leaving no one behind

UNHCR’s report: one person displaced every two seconds

The UN Refugee Agency’s annual Global Trends study found 68.5 million people had been driven from their homes across the world at the end of 2017, more people than the population of Thailand.
“To make the SDG 6 goal possible, everyone must step up and do their part”

Photo credit: UNHCR/ACNUR   The Democratic Republic of Congo is currently one of the world’s largest and most complex humanitarian crisis, which at the end of 2018, reached 4.5 million people who were internally displaced due to ongoing conflict a …

Water rationing exercise – video story

Water saving habits are best cultivated from young. Schools in Singapore are encouraged to organise Water Rationing Exercises (WRE) during the month of March to mark the World Water Day.

Go blue – save water

The GoBlue4SG movement is a nation-wide initiative in Singapore that aims to raise awareness on the importance of saving water.

The Singapore World Water Day

Over 700 community partners came together to support the opening ceremony of the World Water Day celebrated in Singapore. Singaporeans came to pledge their commitment to save water and Make Every Drop Count. 

Secretary-General’s message World Water Day 2019

Photo credit: UN Geneva   Secretary-General António Guterres message World Water Day 2019   Water is vital for survival and, alongside sanitation, helps protect public and environmental health. Our bodies, our cities and our industries, our a …

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