Credit: Sonia Hoque/REACH

25 January 2018

In search of acceptable, accessible and affordable drinking water services – A tale of households in coastal Bangladesh

Following a visit in Khulna District, Bangladesh, Dr Sonia Hoque reflects on the diversity of drinking water services and risks in Polder 29, and their implications for water security.

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Credit: Tobin Jones

26 December 2017

Call for applications: £150,000 available for researchers to Explore Inequalities in Bangladesh, Ethiopia and Kenya

We are launching a call for applications for studies ‘Exploring Inequalities’ in three of our eight REACH Observatories: Dhaka (Bangladesh), Wukro (Ethiopia), and Kitui (Kenya).

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Photo Credit: Rob Hope/REACH

23 August 2017

Challenges and opportunities to achieve ‘safely managed’ drinking water in rural Bangladesh

A water audit was conducted in 2017 in Chandpur and Comilla Districts, Bangladesh, exploring issues relating to water access, affordability, reliability and safety, in support of national strategies to achieve safe water for all.

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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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