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Time now to act on looming water crisis, UN warns

Mar 20, 2015 - 10:58 PM

Without reforms the world will be plunged into a water crisis that could be crippling for hot dry countries the United Nations warns

WATER QUEUE. Yemenis fill jerry cans with water from a philanthropist-provided water tap in Radhma district, some 190 km south of Sana?a, Yemen, December 28, 2014. Yahya Arhab/EPA

A thirsty world and the PH water problem

Jun 25, 2014 - 11:14 AM

Unsafe water kills more people than wars each year Have you ever thought of how many people lack access to toilets and safe drinking water?

UNSANITARY. For many poor households, there is only a blur line separating the spaces used for cooking and eating, bathing, and as toilets and garbage disposals. Photo by Fritzie Rodriguez/Rappler.com

10 reasons you should care about water and energy

Mar 23, 2014 - 1:00 AM

Things you need to know about the interdependence of water and energy and how the world can attain security in both sectors

WATER GIVES ENERGY.  For the so-called bottom billion, the day-to-day concerns have to do with inadequate access to water, sanitation, and electricity. File photo by Joseph Galea/UN Water