Is Water A Human Right?

How California’s Drought Affects The Rest Of The World:


As the global supply of fresh water dwindles and with some countries experiencing more scarcity than others, should the international community make an effort to make clean water available to all?

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USAID Report: Addressing Water Challenges In the Developing World
“This Framework lays out guiding principles for U.S. foreign assistance in the water sector. Therefore, this document should be viewed as the overarching strategic structure through which all of the diverse threads of U.S. Government water sector efforts can be woven together.”

World Bank Report: Bolivia’s Water Management$file/precis_222.pdf
“The Major Cities Water Supply and Sanitation Project aimed to provide service for all in the most efficient manner, and lay the foundation for sustainability. Major areas of focus were system expansion, improvement of operations and management, accelerated sector development through better policies and regulation, and improved national coordination.”

Global Drought Information System
Displays an interactive map of global drought.

Trickle Down: Is Access to Clean Water a Human Right?
“In 2010 the U.N. agreed to a resolution declaring the human right to “safe and clean drinking water and sanitation.” Of the 41 countries that abstained, most were in the developed world”

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DNews – California’s Drought Water

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