Asia

Are the taps flowing?

BAGHDAD/DUBAI 22 April 2013 (IRIN) - While access to clean water has improved over the last decade, more than one quarter of Iraqis still have less than two hours of access to water from the general network every day.

Humanitarian overview

BAGHDAD/DUBAI 22 April 2013 (IRIN) - Ten years after the toppling of Iraq’s former leader Saddam Hussein, human development statistics – flawed as they are – paint a complex portrait of a country that has seen improvement over the last decade, but is still largely struggling.

Iraq 10 years on: the humanitarian impact

BAGHDAD/DUBAI 23 April 2013 (IRIN) - Ten years after the toppling of Iraq’s former leader Saddam Hussein, human development statistics – flawed as they are – paint a complex portrait of a country that has seen improvement over the last decade, but is still largely struggling.

Community-Led Total Sanitation in East Asia and Pacific: Progress, Lessons and Directions

Community-Led Total Sanitation in East Asia and Pacific: Progress, Lessons and Directions, 2013CLTS-cover-resized

UNICEF, Plan, WaterAid and Water and Sanitation Program (WSP).

Científicos revelan causa de mortandad de camarones que diezma productividad de especie en Asia desde 2009 y desconcierta a expertos.

Científicos revelan causa de mortandad de camarones que diezma productividad de especie en Asia desde 2009 y desconcierta a expertos.

Asia: manejo de ciencia espacial ¿perjudica desarrollo?

Programas espaciales pueden ayudar al desarrollo pero ¿están gastando dinero que serviría mejor para esfuerzos en tierra? Talent Ng'andwe investiga.

The Possible End of the Aral Sea

* This project was conducted by high school-aged students at St. George’s School in Bogotá, Colombia, as part of a 2013 literature review project on ecosystems.

Research Question: How has the reduction in the flow of water affected the internal and external ecosystems of the Aral Sea? Especially, how has this affected bentic and plankton species within the lake?

Mangroves, Domes, and Flats on the UAE Coast

 NASA Earth ObservatoryOriginally Published by NASA Earth Observatory - The United Arab Emirates coast is home to complex assortment of natural features.

Warm Arctic, Chilly Mid-Latitudes

 NASA

Sustaining sanitation – Pan European Networks interviews Joep Verhagen

Joep-Verhagen-PEN-interviewIn an interview with Pan European Networks, IRC Senior Sanitation Specialist Joep Verhagen explains how sanitation efforts need to begin to increase their focus on sustainability.

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