Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Water Security: Global Water Partnership. May 2018. Improving Water Governance

Improving water governance in Botswana

GWP Southern Africa played a major role in Botswana's development of a national Integrated Water Resources Management and Water Efficiency (IWRM/WE) Plan. The creation of GWP Botswana and its involvement in the process was vital to make it a success, allowing the government to access stakeholders from all levels of society, says Bogadi Mathangwane, Director of the Botswana Department of Water Affairs.

CRISIS. Global Homelessness Crisis May 2018

Homeless in Their Home Country

Conflicts and disasters uprooted 30.6 million globally in 2017, with few long-term solutions in sight.

Africa saw a doubling of people displaced internally by conflict, according to The Global Report on Internal Displacement, published today by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre and the Norwegian Refugee Council. Conflict displaced 11.8 million—including 5.5 million in sub-Saharan Africa and 4.5 million in the Middle East and North Africa. Disasters displaced another 18.8 million.

“Internal displacement often heralds the start of broader crises,” said Alexandra Bilak, IDMC’s director, and while there have been some improvements—in the provision of emergency aid, for example—it doesn’t come close to answering the need, she told ReliefWeb.

2.2 million people were displaced internally in the Democratic Republic of the Congo as a result of extreme violence in 2017, Bilak added on Twitter—an especially sobering number given the Ebola outbreak now facing DRC. 

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