- Southern Africa: Armyworm Infestation - Jan 2017
- Southern Africa: Floods - Jan 2017
- Southern Africa: Food Insecurity - 2015-2017
- Mozambique/Malawi: Cholera Outbreak - Feb 2015
- Southern Africa: Floods - Jan 2015
- Tropical Cyclone Hellen - Mar 2014
- Mozambique: Floods - Jan 2013
- Tropical Storm Irina - Mar 2012
- Mozambique: Storms and Floods - Jan 2012
- Southern Africa: Floods - Jan 2011
In preparation for the Fourth High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness coming up in Busan, South Korea, at the end of November 2011, Alliance2015 is launching an advocacy tool kit: Democratic Ownership beyond Busan: Building Inclusive Partnerships for Development.
The kit contains five Country Briefs covering the issue of Democratic Ownership in Cambodia (where the kit has been launched on June 3rd), Mozambique, Tanzania, Ghana and Nicaragua, plus the cross-country synthesis report Democratic Ownerhip beyond Busan: Building Inclusive Partnerships for Developement.
Hurricane/Tropical Storm Isidore has caused significant flooding and damage along the southern coast of the United States and in the Caribbean. The Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama-West Florida Conferences are doing assessments to determine the appropriate response of UMCOR's Domestic Disaster Response network. Flood buckets filled with cleaning supplies have been sent to the Slidell area of Louisiana. More buckets are needed for response to the impact of Isidore.
Cambodia and Vietnam - CWS is continuing to assist the most vulnerable communities in Cambodia, following severe flooding that affected vast areas of Southeast Asia in Fall 2000.
News Release No:2001/076/S
Jose Hueb, WHO
Water, Sanitation and Health
Department of Protection of the Human Environment
Approximately 1.1 billion people globally do not have access to adequate supplies of clean drinking water and about 2.5 billion people have no access to adequate sanitation facilities. More than 2 billion people, most of them children, die annually from diarrhoeal diseases which are closely related to lack of access to safe water and adequate sanitation.