Malaria can be beaten. Proof of this can be found in the fact that across the Asia Pacific region, millions of people who would have died from the disease are living healthy, productive lives. Still, malaria remains a serious threat to lives and livelihoods. Endemic in 22 countries across Asia, it is contracted by an estimated 32 million people annually and kills 47,000 of them.
A majority of respondents think drip and sprinkler systems are the best solution.
Water and sanitation has a major impact on public health and women’s empowerment. Now is the time to accelerate the momentum and streamline health and gender into water supply and sanitation operations.
Sanitation experts are exploring new strategies on Pacific islands that go beyond simply building toilets, sewers and treatment plants.
Water is critical for sustaining all aspects of life and it is at the center of our need to better understand and address the impacts of climate change.
There is clear potential for replication and scaling up this model across developing Asia.
The benefits of the box canal on Kalimarta Canal Road are multifold.
“The law hath not been dead, though it had slept.” When Shakespeare wrote those lines, he never knew that many, many years down the road, he may actually be referring to the enforcement of environmental law by the judiciary around the world.
Disaster preparedness should include extending the reach of insurance to cover flooding to help individuals, businesses and governments to get back on their feet more quickly after a disaster strikes.
A wide range of innovative digital technologies can improve the efficiency and resilience of water services.