World Water Day 2019: Leaving no one behind
UNHCR’s report: one person displaced every two seconds
For months after fleeing violence in Myanmar, Rohingya refugee Nurul Salam and his wife Lalu Begum drew water from a hand pump that frequently left their family with sore throats and diarrhoea.
As we explore further from our home planet providing water and food to astronauts will become more and more challenging so just like on Earth reduce, reuse, and recycle is the mantra for off-world explorers and their space agencies.
UN Sustainable Goal 6 is crystal clear: Water for all by 2030. For World Water Day this video from the European Space Agency looks at ways that space can help this global challenge.
World Water Day calls for ensuring water for all. Peru’s Andean communities are taking steps to warrant water and sanitation rights 4,000 meters above sea level.
With the aim of demonstrating the urgency and value of such innovations, IWMI is embarking this month on the Fair Water Futures campaign. Through a thematic journey across selected river basins, the campaign will show what inclusive water governance really means for the people who have a direct stake in it.