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First, thanks for your patience. So here we go… Who is assigned to what country? Melissa Cathy Sarah Omar Laarif Elizabeth Omar Mendez-Palacios Kiely Zubeda Monica Khanh Anne Marie Sierra Leone, Guinea-Bissau Zambia, Kenya Papua New Guinea, Cambodia Mali, Ethiopia Somalia, Equatorial Guinea Mauritania, Madagascar Chad, Niger Mozambique, Angola Democratic Republic of the Congo, Nigeria Rwanda, Sudan Togo, Oceania
What to Research Below are the categories I’d like you to research. Please use this document and begin adding to it. For example: if you find information in 1) below, paste/write the information into this document in that section. There are a total of 9 sections below.
Best of luck!!! Andy
====================================== 1) Peace Corps Welcome Books: http://www.scribd.com/collections/2502620/Peace-CorpsWelcome-Books Task: Find any material you feel would be useful per our previous discussions.
===================================================================================== 2) World Resources Institute: http://aqueduct.wri.org/atlas It may take some time to figure these maps out... Task: Highlight data related to: a) b) c) d) Seasonal variability Drought severity Upstream storage Other relevant data by year a. Look at to left corner of the website at “Projected Change”, look for key information about changes in either positive or negative directions related to water scarcity. b. Consider data for both 2025 and 2050
===================================================================================== 3) UNICEF Document: http://www.unicef.org/media/files/JMPreport2012.pdf Task: Identify key data related to the country you are researching
===================================================================================== 4) Google searches: Task: Search key words such as: a) b) c) d) Water scarcity Romania (insert your country name here) Water crisis Romania Water conflict Romania Water concerns
Document (summarize) key articles, websites, etc… in a way that we can look deeper into items as needed.
===================================================================================== 5) Search PSU online library journal/databases related to searches in topic 4).
===================================================================================== 6) Search for NGOs (non-governmental organizations) or non-profits, churches, community groups, government websites, etc… Task: Document who the key/main players are in that country, related to water systems
===================================================================================== 7) Search for crime/conflict information about your county Task: Document (summarize) key articles, websites, etc… in a way that we can look deeper into items as needed. Here is a start: http://www.worldwater.org/conflict/list/ http://www.transboundarywaters.orst.edu/publications/
==================================================================================== 8) Search for refugee/asylee information about your country. Task: Compare areas/regions/states/territories within a country with high refugee numbers with other data you have found. For example, if an area in particular has a lot of refugees fleeing, see if you can get any information as to why. Was it conflict/war, drought, etc…?
================================================================================== 9) Document any other information you find of interest…that you think is relevant for what we are trying to do.