Water

BREAKING: Water, Poverty Millennium Development Targets Met Ahead of Schedule

03/06/2012
In September 2000, the leaders of 189 nations made a commitment to achieve specific results by 2015 in eight major areas of international development, results that have come to be known as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).Reports today reveal the successful, early...
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World Wide Wrap-Up - February 10, 2012

02/10/2012
Our world is on the brink of change – change for the better. New policies, new ideas and new technology bring us ever closer to the end of poverty, disease and hunger each day. But with these rapid changes comes a deluge of information. To help vet some of that information, we...
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2012 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland

01/23/2012
"The World Economic Forum is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas." Follow along with tweets, pictures, videos...
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What is a Veronica Bucket?

10/10/2011
Diarrhea, infection and the common cold are abundant all over the world and relatively simple issues to address. But imagine confronting these health concerns without ready access to hand-washing. Running water, soap and a clean towel are difficult to come by in many developing...
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Infographic: How Does Lack of Water Affect Women & Children?

10/03/2011
This interactive infographic from GOOD addresses one of the greatest challenges in the developing world: access to clean water.  Did you know?:In parts of Africa, it takes up to eight hours each day to find water.One in five children dies from diarrhea — a consequence...
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Celebrate World Humanitarian Day 2011

08/19/2011
THE SECRETARY-GENERAL -- MESSAGE ON WORLD HUMANITARIAN DAY 19 August 2011There is never a year without humanitarian crises.  And wherever there are people in need, there are people who help them – men and women coming together to ease suffering and bring hope.  From...
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Oxfam's Interactive Map: What a Global Food Crisis Looks Like

08/15/2011
You read news about famine. You hear facts about world hunger. But do you really know how extensive the global food crisis is? Oxfam's interactive map shows you a new way to look at the food crisis.What a Global Food Crisis Looks Like.   
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Where is All the Water? (Infographic)

07/11/2011
 Water scarcity is a well documented reality, especially in developing regions. Besides the obvious necessity of clean water for drinking, water for agricultural activities is a crucial element in the livelihoods of millions of small-holder farmers. Yet one-sixth of the...
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2011 MDG Report: HIV Infections, Malaria and Tuberculosis on the Decline

07/08/2011
In September 2000, the leaders of 189 nations made a commitment to achieve specific results by 2015 in eight major areas, results that have come to be known as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs):1. Eradicate extreme hunger and poverty.2. Achieve universal primary education....
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Bringing Governance to the People

06/28/2011
Building Relationships between Parliamentarians and Elected WomenThe Hunger Project-India and local state partners recently held a series of interfaces with Parliamentarians and elected women representatives in the states of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka and Odisha. This...
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