World Water Day

More children killed by unsafe water, than bullets, says UNICEF chief

A lack of safe water, is far deadlier for children than war in more than a dozen conflict-affected countries, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Thursday, in a report launched to coincide with World Water Day, marked on 22 March.

UN and Africa: focus on South Africa, DR Congo and South Sudan

State-sponsored xenophobia “unacceptable”: South African Minister says

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Former “Lost Boy” bringing water to South Sudan

Small grassroots organizations can make a “great difference” in the communities where they work, according to the founder of a not-for-profit that is providing villagers in South Sudan with access to water.

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Wastewater, a sustainable development tool

One thousand children die every day from illnesses linked to poor sanitation but a new approach to wastewater could help do something about it.

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Upcoming UN day highlights need to share precious global water

Mustapha, Musa and Adam, subjects of a recent United Nations documentary, speak different languages, come from different African countries and eke out their subsistence in three different ancient ways: fishing, farming and herding.