HotSpots H2O, June 20: Shelling Cuts Off Water Supply of 400,000 Ukrainians
Solar-powered water pumps are fostering peace by creating a steady supply of water in Sudan.
A report by Greenpeace finds that using sewage water to cool coal-based power plants in India will not resolve recent conflicts over the energy source.
The study concludes that utilizing wastewater would not resolve conflicts over water use between utilities, farmers, and urban communities.
India Today By The Numbers 750,000 Number of children at risk of losing access to water as fighting increases in eastern Ukraine.
The water supply of 400,000 people, including 104,000 children, was cut off last week after shelling damaged two filtration systems linked to the South Donbass Water pipeline.
UNICEF 58,000 Number of families who have been displaced from Marawi City amid fighting between Islamic State and the Filipino government.
The number of people leaving Marawi City is expected to rise as the conflict enters its fourth week.
Relief Web Science, Studies, And Reports Water scarcity has caused many conflicts among tribes in Sudan, but solar powered water pumps are beginning to foster reconciliation.
Relief Web On The Radar The American Red Cross has pledged $650,000 in funding to East Africa as drought persists throughout the region.
The funds will aid local Red Cross teams in Kenya and South Sudan, including in areas of South Sudan which are facing violent conflict.