Last Updated: Jun 9, 2016
- Human Development Reports (United Nations)
Select a country on the interactive world map to view statistics and issues concerning your country.
- World Health Organization
Select country to begin your search or, in blue search bar at top of page, select "health topic." You can also view specific reports on health issues by selecting "Publications" in the blue search bar.
- CIA World Factbook
Select name of country from drop down box on website to begin your search.
- UNESCO Institute for Statistics
Find statistics on education and literacy as well as scientific and cultural information on your country.
World at Risk
Call Number: REF 300 WOR
Publication Date: 2002
This Global Issues Sourcebook contains articles, maps, statistics, case studies, and biographical sketches concerning a variety of global issues, such as human rights, population, and hunger and food security.
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- Environmental Issues: Essential Primary Sources.
Begin by selecting e-book, Environmental Issues. Provides historical background as well as case studies of current endeavors to solve environmental problems such as food scarcity, water quality, and sanitation.
Kenya and water
- Expanded Academic ASAP (Gale)
Select ADVANCED SEARCH and type in search box
"water quality" AND kenya (or name of country of your choice)
- History Study Center (ProQuest)
- Opposing Viewpoints
Search hot topics, current events, and social issues in this database designed to aid analyzing a broad range of materials. Featured are topic overviews, pro/con viewpoint essays, primary source documents, court-case overviews, statistics/graphs, podcasts, and an image bank.
- Salem Online
E-books featuring great events will provide background overview.
Example search: Search broadly by name of country and browse resulting articles or search a specific topic of concern, such as refugees