A girl collects water from a kiosk in Uganda prior to the COVID-19 pandemic (Photo courtesy of Water Mission)

19 February 2021

Monitoring socio-climatic interactions to improve rural water security in Africa

Rainfall variability and socioeconomic shocks pose a revenue risk to rural water services across Africa. A new paper by Andrew Armstrong et al. explores how water usage data combined with climate information can be used to generate warning signals of revenue risk and to improve policy response.

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A woman drawing water from a hand pump in Bangladesh

18 November 2020

Regulating rural drinking water services to manage risks and deliver safe water in Bangladesh

This blog discusses key findings from a journal article recently published in Global Environmental Change, as well as policy recommendations from a policy paper available in English and in Bangla.

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A young girl sits on a jerry can, as her mother fills up another with water, near the town of Jowhar, Somalia, on December 15. The area around Jowhar has experienced large amounts of flooding this year, completely blocking off the town from main roads and forcing thousands to flee their homes and seek shelter on higher ground. AU UN IST PHOTO / Tobin Jones

20 October 2020

New funding to improve water security for 10 million people in Africa and Asia

New funding from the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) will support REACH to improve water security for 10 million people in Africa and Asia.

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