Women in Dubai word, Ethiopia; 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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Children in Wukro, Ethiopia; 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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Woman carrying a jerrycan of water in Turkana; Credit: Rob Hope/REACH

7 March 2018

Living and thriving under the glare of the Turkana sun

Following meetings in Turkana which convened national and county level stakeholders, Rob Hope, Dan Olago and Andrew Trevett reflect on the challenges associated with improving water security for the poor in the drought-prone county.

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