(1) VIDEO GUIDES

The videos below will give students more information about clean water.

Click here to access World Water Day Video from Charity: Water
Click here to access what life in NYC would be like without clean water access
Click here to watch how water changes everything
Click here to see the water situation in Kenya
Click here to watch what water collection really is

(2) LINKS TO NONGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS (NGOs)

The following organizations have a commitment to clean water and sanitation; students can learn more about what the NGO community is doing to support clean water around the world.

Clean Water Campaign
Charity: Water
Water Aid
The Water Project
Joint Monitoring Programme for Water

(3) General Information on Clean Water & Sanitation

The following sources are also optional resources for students to explore on their own time.

Statistics on worldwide water use From UN Water, here
Statistics on worldwide water sanitation, here
Statistics on worldwide water pollution, here
UN report on global water quality, here
What is UN Water?, here
If you want to learn about water access in Africa through the lens of the Peace Corps, click here
The UN declared access to clean water to be a right; this document is very technical but if you scroll down the page you can read brief summaries of different countries' positions on the right to clean water here

(4) COUNTRY RESEARCH

The PDFs included for every country located below are the "Country Data Sets" that consist of information compiled from the CIA World Fact Book and the Human Development Report of 2010. They can be printed out for each student.
The links below are on-line articles having to do explicitly with the country and the issue or one of the sub-issues.

Afghanistan

Afghanistan.pdf
Afghanistan.pdf

Afghanistan.pdf

To read Afghanistan's BBC Profile, click here
To read about clean water in Afghanistan, click here
For further information about Afghanistan's clean water situation, click here
To see how Afghanistan compares to the rest of the world in terms of clean water, click here

Argentina

Final_Data_Argentina.pdf
Final_Data_Argentina.pdf

Final_Data_Argentina.pdf

To read Argentina's BBC Profile, click here
To read about clean water and health in Argentina, click here
To read about a clean water project in Argentina, click here

Australia

Final-Data_Australia.pdf
Final-Data_Australia.pdf

Final-Data_Australia.pdf

To read Australia's BBC Profile, click here
To read about Australia's efforts to provide clean water to developing countries, click here
To read about droughts and flooding in Australia, click here
To read about Australia's water work in Indonesia, click here

Azerbaijan

Final_Data_Azerbaijan.pdf
Final_Data_Azerbaijan.pdf

Final_Data_Azerbaijan.pdf

To read Azerbaijan's BBC Profile, click here
To read about Azerbaijan's good energy sources and poor water sources click here
To read about Azerbaijan's improvements on their water system click here

Bangladesh

Data_Set- Bangladesh.pdf
Data_Set- Bangladesh.pdf

Data_Set- Bangladesh.pdf

To read Bangladesh's BBC Profile, click here
To see Bangladesh's difficulties in providing clean water to its citizens, click here
To read about UNICEF's efforts to improve water in Bangladesh, click here
To read about arsenic poisoning in Bangladesh's water supply, click here

Brazil

Final Data-BRAZIL.pdf
Final Data-BRAZIL.pdf

Final Data-BRAZIL.pdf

To read Brazil's BBC Profile, click here
To read about efforts to improve Brazil's clean water, click here
To read about a World Bank loan granted to Brazil for water projects, click here

Cambodia

Cambodia.pdf
Cambodia.pdf

Cambodia.pdf

To read Cambodia's BBC Profile, click here
For an overview of the clean water situation in Cambodia, click here
To read about UNICEF's water work in Cambodia, click here
To read about water projects in the capital city, click here

Central African Republic

CAR.pdf
CAR.pdf

CAR.pdf

To read Central African Republic's BBC Profile, click here
To read an overview of the political situation in the CAR, click here
To read about the work of a charity trying to improve the water situation in the CAR, click here
To watch a video about what NGOs are doing to help CAR's water problems, click here

China

Final Data- CHINA.pdf
Final Data- CHINA.pdf

Final Data- CHINA.pdf

To read China's BBC Profile, click here
To read about China's clean water situation, click here
To read about China's efforts to improve its water, click here
To read about a Chinese clean water environmentalist group, click here

Colombia

Final Data-COLUMBIA.pdf
Final Data-COLUMBIA.pdf

Final Data-COLUMBIA.pdf

To read Colombia's BBC Profile, click here
To read about water conservation efforts in Colombia, click here
To read about political efforts to improve water in Colombia, click here

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Final_Data_DR Congo.pdf
Final_Data_DR Congo.pdf

Final_Data_DR Congo.pdf

To read the Democratic Republic of Congo's BBC Profile, click here
To read about the water situation in the DR Congo, click here
To read about Japanese foreign aid to the DR Congo to improve its water, click here
To read about British foreign aid to the DR Congo to improve its water, click here

Ethiopia

Final-Data-Ethiopia.pdf
Final-Data-Ethiopia.pdf

Final-Data-Ethiopia.pdf

To read Ethiopia's BBC Profile, click here
To watch what collecting water looks like in Ethiopia, click here
To read how Ethiopia is making vast improvements on their clean water issues, click here

France

Final Data-FRANCE.pdf
Final Data-FRANCE.pdf

Final Data-FRANCE.pdf

To read France's BBC Profile, click here
To read about France's international aid program, click here
To read about France's humanitarian policy, click here

Haiti

Haiti.pdf
Haiti.pdf

Haiti.pdf

To read Haiti's BBC Profile, click here
To read about critical water shortages in Haiti, click here
To read about the cholera epidemic in Haiti brought about by filthy water, click here
To read more about an international aid agency working in Haiti, click here

Honduras

Final Data-HONDURAS.pdf
Final Data-HONDURAS.pdf

Final Data-HONDURAS.pdf

To read Honduras' BBC Profile, click here
To read about US clean water assistance to Honduras, click here
For more information about the water situation in Honduras, click here

India

Final Data-India.pdf
Final Data-India.pdf

Final Data-India.pdf

To read India's BBC Profile, click here
For an overview of the clean water situation in India, click here
To read about efforts to improve India's water, click here
To read about UNICEF's projects in India, click here
To watch how schools need are suffering from lack of water, click here

Indonesia

Indonesia.pdf
Indonesia.pdf

Indonesia.pdf

To read Indonesia's BBC Profile, click here
To read about pollution in the River Citarum, click here
To read about US assistance in cleaning Indonesia's water, click here
To read about UNICEF's projects in Indonesia, click here

Iran

Iran.pdf
Iran.pdf

Iran.pdf

To read Iran's BBC Profile, click here
For an overview of the water situation in Iran, click here
To read about past World Bank sponsored water programs in Iran, click here
For more information about water in Iran, click here

Israel

Final Data- ISRAEL.pdf
Final Data- ISRAEL.pdf

Final Data- ISRAEL.pdf

To read Israel's BBC Profile, click here
To read about Israel's water situation, click here
To read about emerging Israeli water technology, click here

Jamaica

Jamaica.pdf
Jamaica.pdf

Jamaica.pdf

To read Jamaica's BBC Profile, click here
To access more information about Jamaica's water resources, click here
To access the website of Jamaica's Ministry of Water and Housing, click here

Japan

Final Data-JAPAN.pdf
Final Data-JAPAN.pdf

Final Data-JAPAN.pdf

To read Japan's BBC Profile, click here
To read about Japan's commitment to international water aid, click here
To read about radioactive leaks into Japan's water following the earthquake, click here

Liberia


Final_Data_Liberia.pdf
Final_Data_Liberia.pdf

Final_Data_Liberia.pdf


To read Liberia's BBC Profile, click here
To read how Liberia plans to fix their clean water issue click here
To watch how organizations are help Liberia click here

Madagascar

Final_Data_Madagascar.pdf
Final_Data_Madagascar.pdf

Final_Data_Madagascar.pdf

To read Madagascar's BBC Profile, click here
To read how Madagascar's lack of clean water is affecting education click here
To read how UNICEF plans to work with Madagascar click here

Mali

Final_Data_mali.pdf
Final_Data_mali.pdf

Final_Data_mali.pdf

To read Mali's BBC Profile, click here
To read about UNICEF's projects in Mali, click here
To read about US water aid to Mali, click here

Mongolia

Mongolia.pdf
Mongolia.pdf

Mongolia.pdf

To read Mongolia's BBC Profile, click here
To read how climate change and a growing population is hurting Mongolia's water resources, click here

Peru

Peru.pdf
Peru.pdf

Peru.pdf

To read Peru's BBC Profile, click here
To read about the water situation in Peru, click here
To read about the government's efforts to improve access to water, click here

Philippines

FInal Data-PHILIPPINES.pdf
FInal Data-PHILIPPINES.pdf

FInal Data-PHILIPPINES.pdf

To read The Philippines' BBC Profile, click here
To read about flooding in the Philippines, click here
To read about efforts to clean up one of the Philippines' dirtiest rivers, click here

Portugal

Portugal.pdf
Portugal.pdf

Portugal.pdf

To read Portugal's BBC Profile, click here
To read about droughts and water concerns in Portugal, click here
To read about efforts to clean up Portugal's environment, click here

Romania

Final Data-ROMANIA.pdf
Final Data-ROMANIA.pdf

Final Data-ROMANIA.pdf

To read Romania's BBC Profile, click here
To read how Romania's purified water can still be contaminated ,click here
To read about how the UNDP plans to help Romania , click here

Russian Federation

Final Data-RUSSIA.pdf
Final Data-RUSSIA.pdf

Final Data-RUSSIA.pdf

To read the Russian Federation's BBC Profile, click here
To read about Russia's growing concern over its water supplies, click here
To read about Russia's attempts to improve its water quality, click here

Saudi Arabia

Final-Data-Saudi Arabia.pdf
Final-Data-Saudi Arabia.pdf

Final-Data-Saudi Arabia.pdf

To read Saudi Arabia's BBC Profile, click here
To read about Saudi Arabia's desalination programs, click here
To access the website of the Saudi Arabian Water Environment Association, click here

South Africa

Final Data-SOUTH AFRICA.pdf
Final Data-SOUTH AFRICA.pdf

Final Data-SOUTH AFRICA.pdf

To read South Africa's BBC Profile, click here
To read about South Africa's attempts to improve its water quality, click here
For more information about South Africa's water programs, click here

Turkey

Final Data-TURKEY.pdf
Final Data-TURKEY.pdf

Final Data-TURKEY.pdf

To read Turkey's BBC Profile, click here
To read about Turkey's water disputes with its neighbors, click here
To read Turkey's official international water policy, click here

United Arab Emirates

Final-Data-UAE.pdf
Final-Data-UAE.pdf

Final-Data-UAE.pdf

To read the United Arab Emirates' BBC Profile, click here
To read how humanitarian efforts are helping the United Arab Emirates' flood victims, click here
To read how water supply is decreasing in the UAE , click here

United Kingdom

Final Data-UNITED KINGDOM.pdf
Final Data-UNITED KINGDOM.pdf

Final Data-UNITED KINGDOM.pdf

To read the United Kingdom's BBC Profile, click here
To read about British international water aid, click here
To read about a water quality agency working in the UK, click here

United States

Final Data-UNITED STATES.pdf
Final Data-UNITED STATES.pdf

Final Data-UNITED STATES.pdf

To read the United States' BBC Profile, click here
To read about water quality in the US, click here
To read about US efforts to combat the global water crisis, click here
To read about US water aid, click here

Yemen

Final_Data_Yemen.pdf
Final_Data_Yemen.pdf

Final_Data_Yemen.pdf

To read Yemen's BBC Profile, click here
To read about Yemen's growing water crisis, click here
To read about dropping water levels in Yemen, click here
For further information about Yemen's water plight, click here