Appeals & Response Plans
- Uganda: Cholera Outbreak - Feb 2018
- East Africa: Armyworm Infestation - Mar 2017
- Tanzania: Earthquake - Sept 2016
- South Sudan: Cholera Outbreak - Jul 2016
- Uganda: Yellow Fever Outbreak - Apr 2016
- Uganda: Measles Outbreak - Aug 2013
- Uganda: Cholera Outbreak - May 2013
- Uganda: Floods - May 2013
- Uganda: Marburg Fever Outbreak - Oct 2012
- Uganda: Ebola Outbreak - Jul 2012
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Idah is an elderly woman living near a primary school in the Mbarara District of Uganda. She purchased her own bob®, the domestic rainwater harvesting bag developed by Relief International’s EnterpriseWork’s division, about a year ago. Idah owns two cows, dozens of chickens and one pig, which she uses for her family’s needs as well as selling the milk, eggs and animals when possible in her community.
“Growing up I was lucky to have access to clean water,” reflects Diana Kankunda upon her childhood spent in Uganda.
In Africa alone, there are still 284 million people living in rural areas without access to potable water. This is one of the many reasons why Rural Water Supply Network holds its annual forum bringing in professionals and practitioners from over 120 countries to collaborate on ideas and practices to improve rural water supplies around the globe.