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2018 Window to the World: Clean Water

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Resources in Oliver

Here are some books that you may find useful during your studies.  Search the Bennies catalogue Oliver for more, or browse the Non-fiction collection NFS..

World Vision

We all need clean, fresh water to drink. We all need sanitary conditions so that human waste is safely disposed. Yet, water and sanitation facilities are often scarce or unreliable in many communities around the world.

Global Issues

YouTube

In the first in a series of collaborative reports about water problems around the world, Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on the shortage of potable water in Ethiopia and how the effort required to maintain existing watering points affects millions of people every day.

Despite the influx of large amounts of international aid into Afghanistan, getting access to water remains a daily struggle for a large part of the country. The government says almost three quarters of the population do not have access to clean water. As Al Jazeera's Charles Stratford reports from Kabul, even drinking from wells built by aid agencies is no longer safe.

Explora

World Health Organization

   

This document provides a summary of national actions taken to advance WASH in health care facilities within the context of quality universal health coverage. Key successes and associated enabling factors, as well as factors which improve sustainability.

United Nations

Water is at the core of sustainable development and is critical for socio-economic development, energy and food production, healthy ecosystems and for human survival itself. Water is also at the heart of adaptation to climate change, serving as the crucial link between the society and the environment. 

World Book