Credit: Catherine Grasham/REACH

5 July 2018

Towards establishing a ‘risk threshold’ in the Awash river basin, Ethiopia: Part II

The lower part of Ethiopia’s Awash Basin is characterised by low rainfall and chronic water variability. In this blog entry Dr Catherine Grasham discusses how water related risks vary within communities of the lower Awash, and how they compare to the risks experienced in the upper part of the basin.

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Credit: REACH/Katrina Charles

21 June 2018

Advancing climate resilient water services in Wukro, Ethiopia

Wukro is a growing small town in Northern Ethiopia faced with seasonal rainfall and an increasing water demand. Dr Taye and Dr Charles discuss the role of Climate Resilient Water Safety Plans in integrating water quality and quantity, and building the resilience of water systems to future changes.

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Credit: Marina Korzenevica-Proud

20 June 2018

Exploring water vulnerabilities in Wukro, a growing small town in Northern Ethiopia

Following from a visit in Wukro, Northern Ethiopia with a team from Mekelle University leading the Exploring Inequalities grants in Wukro, Dr Marina Korzenevica-Proud critically reflects on some of the challenges to providing affordable and equitable water access in the small – yet growing – town.

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UK Department for International Development Parliamentary Under Secretary of State

'Access to water is a defining challenge for the 21st century. The UK has already helped 43 million people to access clean water, but there is far more to be done.'

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