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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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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Woman walking to collect water in Haro Kersa, Ethiopia; Credit: Alice Chautard/REACH

28 August 2019

Ethiopia’s future is tied to water – a vital yet threatened resource in a changing climate

REACH researchers find that the future of Ethiopia’s Awash basin will be hotter, drier and more water scarce – which could have serious consequences for people and the economy. Developing climate-resilient policies will be critical to ensure a prosperous and sustainable future for all.

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Kelly Ann Naylor, Associate Director, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Section, Programme Division, UNICEF

'Our partnership with REACH recognises science has a critical role in designing and delivering effective policy and improving practice on the ground.'

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