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World Water Day 2011

by Portal Web Editor last modified Jan 10, 2013 07:31 AM
Contributors: USAID
World Water Day, held annually on March 22, takes a moment to focus attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. This year theme, Water for Cities: Responding to the Urban Challenge, aims to spotlight and encourage governments, organizations, communities, and individuals to actively engage in addressing the challenges of urban water management.

Original Source: USAID Global Health

USAID and Water
As a result of USAID’s activities, some 6.4 million people received improved access to safe drinking water and 3.4 million received improved access to sanitation in 2009.

Safeguarding the World’s Water: 2010 Report on USAID Fiscal Year 2009 Water Sector Activities - October 2010 [PDF, 7.3MB]
This report summarizes USAID's fiscal year 2009 investments and programs in safe drinking water and sanitation supply projects and related water management activities around the world through May 2010. The report describes all of USAID's water management programs that help ensure water security and sustainability with equity. 2008 Report on USAID Water Sector Activities - September 2009 [PDF, 9.2MB]

Water at USAID: From Ridge to Reef
USAID is committed to addressing these challenges, and creating a water secure world in which every society enjoys access to an acceptable quantity and quality of water to meet human, livelihood, production, and ecosystem needs. Learn more.

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