Extremely vulnerable people are invisible to the broader community and policymakers. They rely on water care from a few, though their basic water needs are not met. This is a challenge that needs to be addressed for truly universal WASH policy design and implementation. Dr Marina Korsenevica shares reflections from the REACH conference panel session on care and dependencies…
After nine years of collective research on water security by over 50 global partners the REACH programme is due to close in 2024. While we are on track to meet the target of providing 10 million poor people with improved water security, this is a fragile outcome. We...
REACH launches new collaboration on the role of gender norms and relations within and beyond the household to advance water security for climate resilience.
As we mark World Water Day 2022, REACH is posting a series of new resources featuring work to improve water security in schools, health care facilities and households. Read more below to find out more.
Dr Sonia Hoque, Dr Catherine Grasham and Dr Marina Korzenevica shed light on the lived experiences of water-related climate vulnerability to re-emphasise the importance of social research to ensure just outcomes in the fight against climate change.
In this explainer, Dr Catherine Fallon Grasham breaks down the concept of climate resilience, what it is and why it is political. She argues for anyone working on climate resilience to keep power, politics and people at the heart of policy and practice.
Dr Katrina Charles summarises key messages from REACH’s new Water Security for Climate Resilience Report. The report synthesis six years of interdisciplinary research on climate resilience and water security.
Nancy Gladstone, Professor Rob Hope, Dr Johanna Koehler, Florence Tanui, Cliff Nyaga, Dr Jacob Katuva This blog is based on research from REACH and the USAID Sustainable WASH Systems Learning Partnership - read the full report. Today is International Women’s Day which...
New funding from the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) will support REACH to improve water security for 10 million people in Africa and Asia.
Towards more equitable water in Wukro, Ethiopia: why this matters for small water-intensive businesses
The authors discuss recently published research which examined how small-scale businesses run by women in Wukro town, Ethiopia are impacted by inadequate supply of water, and what coping strategies are employed.