Huseyna Faraha, 20 years old, helping others in pouring water in their containers. Credit: UNICEF Ethiopia

22 April 2020

COVID-19 amplifies water security inequalities

COVID19 is not waterborne, but we know that WASH is essential to reduce the spread of the disease. And more than that, water insecurity can limit social distancing. Dr Katrina Charles discusses the links between COVID19 and water inequalities.

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Credit: Alice Chautard/REACH | Young girls collecting water in Haro Kersa, rural Ethiopia.

24 March 2020

Climate resilience and water security: for whom, by whom and at what scale?

In February REACH hosted a workshop on water security and climate resilience in collaboration with Oxfam. In this blog, the authors report on the workshop and discuss where academics and practitioners working on water security can truly add value.

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Credit: Katrina Charles; Water quality testing in Kitui, Kenya

10 March 2020

REACH is hiring!

Are you interested in water security, water quality and climate resilience? REACH is currently advertising three research roles joining Dr Katrina Charles’ water quality team. Application deadline: 15 April.

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