Alternative World Water Forum

The current coronavirus pandemic is greatly exacerbated by the global water crisis and adds urgency to the fight for the human right to water. Even before COVID-19 struck, the United Nations called water scarcity “the scourge of the earth.” At current rates of depletion and pollution, by 2025, two-thirds of   Read More ...

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Health agencies and officials have made it clear that running water is essential to preventing the spread of the Coronavirus. But before mid March, millions of Americans with unpaid water bills and no running water were left wondering how to protect themselves against the virus. Though it took a global   Read More ...

Categories: Global stories

Somkhele, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, 08 April 2020 Women of Somkhele and civil society groups call on government to uphold promises and provide water, in the time of the COVID-19 threat. The women of Somkhele in KwaZulu-Natal are in a desperate and dire state without basic water supply during the COVID-19   Read More ...

Categories: Global stories