Water : Links

There are 60 documents in this section.

  • Population Action International (PAI)

    8 September 2000

    Population Action International (PAI) is a US-based advocacy group working to strengthen support worldwide for population programs, including family planning and related health services, and to advance educational and economic opportunities, especially for girls and women. Its website contains a wealth of information on various topics, including population, gender, reproductive health, economics and environment. In addition, it has a good collection of publications, links, fact sheets and video material.

  • International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) Human Settlements Programme

    8 September 2000

    This programme aims to reduce poverty and improve health and housing conditions among the urban populations of Latin America, Asia and Africa, especially among low income groups.

  • World Resources Institute (WRI)

    8 September 2000

    The World Resources Institute is a US think-tank which analyses a wide range of global environmental issues. It aims to reverse the rapid degradation of ecosystems, halt the changes to the Earth's climate caused by human activity, promote sustainability, and ensure people's access to information and decisions regarding natural resources and environment. This excellent website covers a broad range of subjects including climate change, water resources, health, oceans and coasts, biodiversity and forests.

  • World Health Organization (WHO) - Protection of the Human Environment

    23 August 2000

    The WHO sub-site on safe environment, including information on chemical pollution, ultraviolet radiation, air, water and food safety.

  • WHO - Water, Sanitation and Health

    23 August 2000

    WHO sub-site covering many topics, including drinking water quality, hygiene and a global assessment of water supply and sanitation.

  • WHO - Arsenic in drinking water

    23 August 2000

    WHO overview on arsenic pollution in water, including links to UN report and factsheet on the subject.

  • US Environmental Protection Agency

    23 August 2000

    This US agency seeks to protect human health and safeguard the natural environment. It's website is a thorough resource on issues relating to human health and the environment. (On the hompage click on 'Browse EPA topics)

  • US National Safety Council Environmental Health Center

    23 August 2000

    The Environmental Health Center sub-site provides wide-ranging information on themes such as waste, climate change, water and air quality.

  • Friends of the Earth International (FOE)

    12 August 2000

    International campaigning organisation dedicated to preserving the global environment.FOE is a federation of autonomous environmental organizations in 61 countries.

  • Panos Institute

    Panos is an international non-profit institute working with partners worldwide to stimulate informed public and policy debate and build media capacities on developing country issues. It publishes reports and media briefing documents.