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One of the largest and most populous countries in Africa, Ethiopia is also one of the oldest countries in the world.
The Water Crisis in Ethiopia- Ethiopia is the oldest independent country in Africa, and is the second most populous with over 102 million people. The country has been lead to a humanitarian crisis after recurring droughts which has resulted in famine, food shortages and water-related diseases, causing malnutrition across the population.
Unclean water is one of the leading causes of death in Sub-Sahara Africa. Duka, a mother of 2 from the Hamar tribe of the Omo Valley in Ethiopia, walks miles every day to collect just enough water for her family. This is her journey.
Water is one of the most critical resources in Ethiopia. When it is scare, women and girls pay the price. Find out what USAID/OFDA has done in partnership with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) and the Global Team for Local Initiatives to not only help women gain better access to water, but also find their voice.
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.
Many countries have set 2030 as the target for providing universal access to clean water. Making that plan a reality may be a massive challenge. But one project in northern Ethiopia is proof of what can be achieved.