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Ghana Faces ‘Triple-Edged Problem’ as Covid-19 Cases Rise

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The pandemic’s health crisis is spilling over into the economy…

HotSpots H2O: Embattled Northwest Syria Sees First Covid-19 Case

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The first case of Covid-19 has been confirmed in northwestern Syria, sparking fears about the spread of the disease in the embattled region where water is scarce. 

Five Things You Need to Know About WASH and Covid-19

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Here are five things you need to know about Water Access, Sanitation, Hygiene (WASH), and Covid-19.

Brazil’s Covid And Water Crisis: On The Front Lines With Photojournalist Tommaso Protti

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Reporting from the front lines in Brazil, one of the new epicenters of the coronavirus, where water is a central issue in combatting the disease.

HotSpots H2O: Conflict and Covid-19 Disrupt Water Supplies in Ukraine

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Aerial bombardment as part of a years-long conflict has once again upset water supplies in eastern Ukraine, leaving many civilians without running water in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. 

In Nigeria, Doctors Turn to Basic Hygiene to Slow Covid-19

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As the coronavirus pandemic spreads through Africa’s most populous country, a health foundation pushes for better access to water, sanitation and hygiene.

HotSpots H2O: In Somalia, Covid-19 Compounds Water Stress

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The fragile situation for herders in Somalia and Somaliland, where harsh weather has stripped the land of food and water, is being exacerbated by the spread of Covid-19.

Coronavirus, After Delay, Arrives in Bangladesh's Refugee Camps

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One threat for Rohingya Muslims collides with another.

North Carolina, In Early Stages of Financial Review, Sees Potentially Large Number of Distressed Water Systems

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North Carolina officials are working to develop a rating system that would identify public water and sewer providers at risk of financial failure.

HotSpots H2O: Aid Groups Airlift Water and Sanitation Supplies to Venezuela

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Deteriorating conditions have led to chronic shortages of food, medicine, and running water, in Venezuela amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Remarkable Drop in Colorado River Water Use a Sign of Climate Adaptation

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Use of Colorado River water in the three states of the river’s lower basin fell to a 33-year low in 2019.

HotSpots H2O: Water, Sanitation Services Face Shutdown in Yemen as Aid Funding Falls Short

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Aid operations to offset the deprivations of war are at risk of collapse in Yemen as funding falters, the United Nations warned last week.