Friday, March 11, 2011
USAID Water Report for 2009 - released - Safeguarding the World's Water
USAID's Water Report for FY2009 has just been released:
This report shows that during FY 2009, USAID allocated more than $630 million for water sector activities. The amount allocated for water supply, sanitation, and hygiene was $493 million. During this time, USAID provided 6.4 million people with first-time or improved water supply and 3.4 million people with first-time or improved sanitation. Disinfection products, partially or wholly supported by USAID, were used to purify 7.8 billion liters of drinking water, more than 6.6 billion liters of which were made available to people in African countries.