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30 Jul 2022 CARTAGENA, Colombia
A new study to deepen the understanding of the relationship of Covid-19 with water resources and to summarise the progress and lessons learned on water management and governance in Latin America during the post-pandemic period is underway.
24 Feb 2022 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates
Statement calls for a nexus approach that optimizes resource use, encourages governments to create practical and innovative solutions to water, food, and energy challenges
24 Feb 2022 NEW YORK NY, United States
Conflict, extreme weather and COVID-19 restrictions have put immense pressure on The Sahel and Somalia. Experts warn of widespread food crisis in coming months
10 Feb 2022 NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga
Eruption sent a plume of ash into the upper atmosphere and triggered a tsunami. Water supplies have been contaminated by ash and saltwater intrusion; COVID-19 is spreading.
5 Dec 2021 DAMASCUS, Syria
Crisis comes on the back of a decade-old conflict, an economic crisis and struggles to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.
24 Oct 2021 Manila, Philippines
The Asian Development Bank plans $66 Billion USD for climate mitigation, with the remaining to be used to support adaptation efforts including improving water security across developing member countries.
29 Sep 2021 WASHINGTON DC, United States
Support aims to help Yemen nationals have access to clean water, food, health, sanitation and education.
29 Sep 2021 NEW YORK NY, United States
Secretary-General warns UN Security Council of the possibility of increasing climate-related conflict
23 Jul 2021 Tehran, Iran
Iran's worst drought in five decades has devastated agriculture and livestock farming and led to power blackouts across the country. Authorities claim the situation is the result of reduced rainfall and increased electricity consumption. Protesters blame government mismanagement of resources and the resulting economic impact, with inflation rising to more than 50 Percent.
7 Jul 2021 New York, United States
Agency Director Henrietta Fore highlights work done to supply 106 million with WASH services across 153 countries during pandemic response. Stresses importance of innovation in bid to meet SDGs and draws attention to continued gender inequalities associated with water.
28 May 2021 Washington D.C., United States
Bill, prompted by pandemic, would grant water and electric utilities, broadband providers $10 Million USD each in low-interest loans in exchange for a moratorium on shutoffs. Includes debt forgiveness terms.
27 May 2021 Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
Four principles focus on specific action points in water security, management and access as well as transboundary issues. Provide a general framework for expansion of bank's role. COVID-19 has highlighted need for greater intervention.