"Water scarcity" tag

In cities, millions still have no access to toilets

Did you know that 660 million Indians have no access to sanitary facilities for relieving themselves? A staggering 2.5 billion people worldwide have to cope with this, while 1.1 billion are forced to practice open defecation.


Tiny Urban Traces #2

Counting the ways I can shower thee, writes Future Cape Town’s Adriaan Bester.

World Water Day: RAINS project in Yemen winner of Philips Livable Cities

Today, 22 March, is World Water Day, a day to highlight the importance of water security. With water resources being under more and more pressure awareness also becomes increasingly important, as does securing universal access to clean water.
The winner of the Philips Livable Cities Award. promotes exactly that. The RAINS project in Sana’a, Yemen by […]