Access to drinking water
Dubious Nairobi shack study sparks controversy

Economists and Nairobi water company cut off impoverished people’s water supply in the Kenyan capital in an effort to establish if landlords will pay their outstanding bills.

Still without emergency assistance, unemployed women struggle against hunger

Informal workers from the poor neighborhoods of São Paulo and Pará survive aided by solidarity, and in fear of the pandemic

Peruvians fight the COVID-19 outbreak amid water crisis and neoliberalism

The government led by President Martín Vizcarra has taken measures that heed social distancing, but has completely disregarded the water criss in the country, which is fundamental in avoiding contagion of the novel coronavirus

The Cost of This Pandemic Must Not Bankrupt the People

Vijay Prashad and Manuel Bertoldi discuss the pressing need for states to take humanitarian measures in the wake of the global COVID-19 pandemic and crisis

Peruvians protest against water privatization

Protesters are demanding the abolition of a decree that seeks to privatize water services in Lima and Callao

Indonesia Jakarta Climate-change induced “sinking” of Jakarta pushes government to relocate the capital

The city is sinking at an average of 3 inches per year, which outpaces the average yearly sea rise.

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