Las Vegas via Andrey Bayda / Shutterstock.com What do casinos in the Las Vegas desert, beachside cultural sites in Malta, and palm groves around centuries-old markets in Marrakech have in common?…

Richard Abdulnour, Lauren Nicole Core, Stephane Dahan |

También disponible en: English Vea la infografía completa aquí. (i) En los últimos dos años ha llovido muy poco en Somalia. Las consecuencias son trágicas y bien conocidas: pozos secos; ganado…

Claudia W. Sadoff, Dominick Revell de Waal, Edoardo Borgomeo |

هذه المدونة متوفرة باللغات التالية: English خلال العامين الماضيين، كانت الأمطار شحيحة في الصومال. وما تلا ذلك مأساوي بالطبع: جفاف الآبار، ونفوق الماشية، وانهيار المحاصيل الزراعية، والهجرات والنزوح…

كلوديا سادوف, Dominick Revell de Waal, Edoardo Borgomeo |

View the full infographic here For the past two years, the rains have been poor in Somalia. What comes next is tragically familiar. Dry wells. Dying livestock. Failed harvests. Migration.  Masses…

Claudia W. Sadoff, Dominick Revell de Waal, Edoardo Borgomeo |

A motorized tricycle fitted with a small tank provides desludging services in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. Photo credit: Kathy Eales / World Bank Our last blog outlined the neglect of Fecal Sludge…

Peter Hawkins, Isabel Blackett |

Alors que je me rendais à la mosquée, je me suis mis à réfléchir aux ressorts de la violence qui sévit dans mon pays. La plupart des conflits durables dans le monde ont pour origine un manque de…

Dawud Abdirahman |

The case of the Maldonado stream: The voice of a citizen Imagine a busy metropolitan avenue crossing the length of Buenos Aires, Argentina, transited daily by buses and trains and lined with a…

Maria Madrid |

The case of the Maldonado stream: The voice of a citizen Imagínense una concurrida avenida metropolitana por la que transitan autos, omnibuses y trenes; donde hay un hospital, centros médicos,…

María Madrid |

Historically, cities and civilizations have flourished along water bodies, which not only served as important transportation corridors to spur economic activity and trade, but also as prominent…

Parul Agarwala |

We know that water and sanitation services do not always recover their costs from tariffs. So, if communities or governments are to maintain the infrastructure properly, they depend on the public…

Meike van Ginneken |