African Water Resources

Witnesses testified about a water crisis in Africa, international environmental policy, and efforts to provide relief. Among the… read more

Witnesses testified about a water crisis in Africa, international environmental policy, and efforts to provide relief. Among the issues they addressed were the lack of safe drinking water for over 2.6 billion living without sanitation facilities, public health problems caused by the crisis, and child deaths caused by preventable waterborne diseases.

Ms. Ugaz and Ms. Ali gave a briefing in a meeting of the committee before the hearing began. Representative Blumenauer was the first witness. close

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African Water Resources

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Program ID:
198139-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 16, 2007
Last Aired:
May 18, 2007

Airing Details

  • May 16, 2007 | 2:47pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 16, 2007 | 3:38pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 18, 2007 | 3:11am EDT | C-SPAN 2