- Reinsurance Against Flood
The agreement will allow the NFIP to share flood risk with private reinsurance companies to help defray the cost of claims from large and unexpected insured events, such as large hurricanes, ultimately strengthening the NFIP’s solvency and lessening the burden on taxpayers, according to background information from Munich Re.
- Oct. 18-19: First Nations Water Symposium
Where: Marriott Gateway, Niagara Falls, ON. Organization: Ontario First Nations Technical Services Corporation Website: http://www.ofntsc.org/ The Ontario First Nations Technical Services Corporation (OFNTSC) is pleased to announce that in partnership with Health Canada, the OFNTSC will be delivering a First Nations Water Symposium on October 18-19, 2016 at the Marriott Gateway on the Falls, Niagara Falls, ON. Delegates will […]
- Rural Manitoba Communities Granted Wastewater Funding
Under the federal government’s Clean Water and Wastewater Fund, Ottawa will contribute fifty per cent of the costs on projects that meet the fund’s requirements. Currently, $49 million has been allocated to water infrastructure projects across the province. Manitoba has been allocated $95 million in funding from the federal government’s total $2 billion in national funding through the fund.
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- Art from Kanija Village
Water means life to the families of Kanija Village in India. And because they have access to safe water children have the time and good health to attend school which is where these girls created celebratory art for their community's Water Day event.
- Mitu will solve her family's problems
Going to the toilet in Bangladesh is not as simple was walking down the hall like in other parts of the world.
- WATER: R is for Reading
When Usha built a washroom in her home, it gave her the time she needed to support her young daughter's studies.