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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.
Lions host photo contest

The Lions Club of Seregno is organising the third edition of the World Water Day Photo Contest to draw attention to global water issues. The theme of the 2019 edition is “Water for all | No exceptions”

World Water Summit hosted in Geneva

The 1st World Water Summit on the theme “Leaving No One Behind,” will be hosted in Geneva on 7-8 February, 2019.

Human rights youth challenge on water and sanitation

Join the human rights youth challenge on water and sanitation. Show your knowledge, understanding and passion about the human rights to water and sanitation by creating an original content about the human rights to water and sanitation and upload it to a social media network.

UNHCR’s report: one person displaced every two seconds

UNHCR’s annual Global Trends report shows an average of one person was displaced every two seconds in 2017, with developing countries most affected.

Innovation, green tech and sunlight help secure safe water for Rohingya refugees

First five solar-powered safe water systems – put in operation by UNHCR – are now delivering at their full capacity. These new systems improve the daily supply of safe, clean drinking water to Rohingya refugees living in crowded sites in southeast Bangladesh.

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