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31 Mar 2010 description
report CHF International

For countries that are coping with post-conflict, unstable or natural disaster situations, restoration of proper water and sanitation systems is a high priority. Clean water and proper hygiene prevent water-borne disease and provide a base for other development activities to take place. CHF International has worked around the world to restore or develop delivery of clean water and improve the sanitation and health of thousands of people in very difficult situations.

21 Apr 2009 description
report World Bank
  • The Bank expands its food crisis facility to $2 billion to provide immediate relief to countries hard hit by food prices

    - Since last May, the facility has approved $916 million worth of projects in 31 countries; with nearly half of the funds supporting projects in Africa

    - The number of undernourished is now thought to exceed 1 billion

    When word got out earlier this year that cash could be earned to clear garbage, hoe fields or hack brush near Banga in Bong County, Liberia, the desperate stampeded.

    "People came rushing on us and we could not recruit them all," …