Huseyna Faraha, 20 years old, helping others in pouring water in their containers. Credit: UNICEF Ethiopia

22 April 2020

COVID-19 amplifies water security inequalities

COVID19 is not waterborne, but we know that WASH is essential to reduce the spread of the disease. And more than that, water insecurity can limit social distancing. Dr Katrina Charles discusses the links between COVID19 and water inequalities.

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The REACH team in Naivasha, Kenya, April 2017; Credit: Alice Chautard

7 April 2020

REACH & COVID-19 | A message from the REACH Directors

The directors of the REACH programme share some reflections about what Covid-19 means for REACH and the period ahead, and how the programme will navigate through these challenging and unprecedented times.

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Credit: Alice Chautard/REACH | Young girls collecting water in Haro Kersa, rural Ethiopia.

24 March 2020

Climate resilience and water security: for whom, by whom and at what scale?

In February REACH hosted a workshop on water security and climate resilience in collaboration with Oxfam. In this blog, the authors report on the workshop and discuss where academics and practitioners working on water security can truly add value.

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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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