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Water, sanitation and hygiene

The Water for Women (WfW) GESI mid-term review complements the recent Independent Review of the Fund completed in August 2020.

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Development

On World Water Day we reflect on water’s value to communities, economies, and the environment. Water underpins everything that we do to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

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Development

At the 4th World Water Summit in New Delhi, the Australian Government announced its contribution of $10 million to support cooperation between Australia and India on urban water security.

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International relations

DFAT calls for grant applications for the upcoming South Asia Water Security Initiative (SAWASI) due to commence early 2021.

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Development

Water is a most precious resource. We all need water to survive; as do all the systems we rely on: agriculture, healthcare, business and industry.

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News, speeches and media

The Australian Government supports healthy, climate-resilient and inclusive societies by investing in water resources management and water, sanitation and hygiene services. The programs below are a sample of global, regional, multilateral and bilateral water-related initiatives in DFAT’s development portfolio.

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Development

The World Economic Forum has rated water crises as a 'top five global risk' in terms of impact since 2012. Climate change increases the variability and unpredictability of water availability making it a risk multiplier for water security. It is predicted that over half of the world's population will live in water-stressed regions by 2050.

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Development
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