“1 Billion People Without Clean Drinking Water: A Global Crisis with Far-Reaching Consequences”

United nations estimates that over 1 billion people around the world lack access to clean drinking water, and water-related diseases are the leading cause of death among children under five. water scarcity affects over 40% of the global population, with poor water quality linked to a range of health issues, including diarrhea, cholera, and typhoid. over 80% of wastewater is released into the environment without being treated.

Water crisis is a global issue, with women and girls in some parts of the world spending up to 6 hours a day collecting water. water scarcity is a major issue in many developing countries, and climate change is exacerbating the problem in many regions. poor water management is a major contributor to water scarcity, and water pollution is a major environmental issue.

Scarcity can lead to food insecurity and malnutrition, and can have a negative impact on economic growth. access to clean water is a human right, and the un has set a goal of providing universal access to clean water and sanitation by 2030. investing in water infrastructure is essential to addressing the global water crisis and ensuring that everyone has access to clean water.


By Evey Lovelace

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