2 November 2015

Gender and water security: the rest of the puzzle

Ask most people what the link between gender, poverty and water is and they’ll refer to the role of women in collecting water. However, this is only one piece of a much bigger puzzle linking gender and water to natural disasters, food security and even child marriage.

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28 October 2015

icddr,b scientist receives gold medal from Bangladesh Academy of Sciences

After over three decades of work in cholera research, REACH researcher Dr. Md. SirajuI Islam has been recognised by the Bangladesh Academy of Sciences, the leading scientific organisation in Bangladesh.

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26 October 2015

Water security isn’t a short-term issue for refugees

Access to water is a huge challenge for refugees. In more than half of refugee camps around the world, refugees cannot secure the minimum daily water requirement of 20 litres per person, let alone water to support livelihoods.

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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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