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In war, dirty water more dangerous to children than violence, says UNICEF

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Most vulnerable are young children under age 5, who are 20 times more likely to die from diseases than violence.

UNICEF Warns of a ‘Lost Generation’ for Syria’s Children

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The humanitarian agency lacks the money to serve the millions…

The Stream, August 23: The Struggle for Safe Drinking Water

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This photo slideshow demonstrates the effects of coal extraction…

The Stream, February 29: Water Struggles At Fukushima

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Asia Water is essential for keeping Japan's damaged Fukushima…
Libya aftermath - lack of clean water

Water as a Tool of War: Qaddafi Loyalists Turn Off Tap for Half of Libya

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Muammar Qaddafi’s great achievement of tapping desert aquifers and sending the water hundreds of kilometers to Tripoli, the capital, and other coastal cities is now the focal point for sabotage and siege. Aid agencies have begun humanitarian relief as rebel leaders try to gain control of water-producing regions.

Cholera in Haiti -- The Climate Connection

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Researchers explain the correlation between environmental interactions and human health, as reported infections climb to 10,000 cases.

UNICEF, WHO Report Says 1.5 Million Children Die Annually from Diarrhea; New Response Plan Launched

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UNICEF, WHO Report Says 1.5 Million Children Die Annually from DiarrheaAn estimated 1.5 million children under the age of five die from diarrhea each year -– more than AIDS, malaria and measles combined according to a joint UNICEF-WHO report released today.

Cholera Returns to Zimbabwe

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Zimbabwe Cholera OutbreakZimbabwe and international organizations fear another cholera outbreak might spread in the African country after 12 new cases of the waterborne disease were registered in a rural district last week

Project engages students in water crisis one DROP at a time

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This November almost one-hundred creative student thinkers, designers…

Sanitation shortcomings spotlighted at World Water Week

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STOCKHOLM - Concern over sanitation emerges as a primary focus…

Sanitation and drinking water: is the world on track?

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New UNICEF and the World Health Organization report: despite…

To tap or not to tap…

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We take for granted the privilege of safe drinking water right…