The world has made tremendous progress in bridging the gap between water supply and demand. But there's a long way still to go. In a 2017 joint monitoring report UNICEF and the World Health Organisation noted that more than 844-million people - many of them in Sub-Saharan Africa - still don't have access to improved and safely managed drinking water sources.
By Ellis Adjei Adams 3 days ago
In late January 2018, Paris seemed to be drowning. Both the Seine and the Marne rivers overflowed for their banks, forcing some suburban city-dwellers to have to row to reach their houses, while the iconic Zouave statue on the Pont d'Alma was even given a life-vest. That was just before snow engulfed the French capital.
By Dagmar Haase 19 Feb 2018