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water shortage in Africa

  • Boreholes Key to Drought Resilience in Ethiopia, Study Shows

    August 23, 2019

    Sarah McDaid August 23, 2019 Installing more boreholes to tap underground water will improve rural Ethiopian communities’ resilience to drought, according to a new report.  Research carried out by the British Geological Survey (BGS), the University of Addis Ababa and the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) showed that people who have access to groundwater from boreholes […]

  • Women and girls are responsible for water collection in seven out of ten households in 45 developing countries

    March 21, 2017

    Women and girls are responsible for water collection in seven out of ten households in 45 developing countries

  • Uganda: Water Shortages Trigger Domestic Problems

    February 15, 2013

    Chris Mugasha February 15, 2013 Water scarcity in some parts of Uganda has led to increased domestic violence in homes. One of the worst affected is Bushenyi district in the southwestern region. Wills Bashasha- the Bushenyi district chairperson says that the water shortage in the district had led to many women being beaten by their […]