Thursday, March 29, 2012

Water Crisis Ethiopia

  • Of the 1 billion people worldwide who lack access to clean water and safe sanitation, approximately 75 million live in Ethiopia. With an average income of just over $100 a year per head, Ethiopia remains one of the worlds poorest countries.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Defeating the water crisis is not a joke, and people affected by the devastation take it seriously. One of the images in the gallery below illustrates a water committee meeting in La Kabouy, Haiti.
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  • whose water crisis exceeds Sanaas - to the politically inconceivable.
  • (The Guardian)
  • a newer approach to solving the global water crisis by proactively securing water resources from natural disasters before they happen. According to estimates, every dollar spent on disaster preparedness can save four in disaster relief.
  • (MSN Money)
  • A food crisis is in which Living Water International [currently] works is Burkina Faso. LWI played a significant role in the East Africa drought response. Much of that had to do with existing work LWI had in East Africa--Ethiopia, in particular.
  • (OneNewsNow)
  • He has sponsored or co-sponsored dozens of bills to help African countries get debt relief, increased peacekeeping support, expanded agriculture programs and better access to safe drinking water to this crisis.
  • (Salon)
  • Water.
  • (Environmental Leader)
  • ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, March 29, 2012/African Press Organization (APO information communication technology (ICT) and trans-boundary water networks, to stimulate trade, facilitate growth and create jobs.
  • (Modern Ghana)
  • A new report says land acquisitions in Africa, Southeast Asia and Latin America have sharply increased since the 2007/2008 food crisis. Some fear the investments by foreign countries and private corporations could lead to regional tensions over water rights.
  • (Voice of America)
  • Mozambique and Ethiopia in Africa have substantial untapped hydropower The Venezuelan electricity crisis of 2009-2010 aided the hydropower sector when the nation was found to be unprepared to cope with increased emergency demand.
  • (Yahoo Finance)

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