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Access to safe drinking water

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Se Eun O

on 18 November 2013

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Transcript of Access to safe drinking water

March
World Water Day
22
Access to Safe drinking Water
Global Issue
NGO PROFILE
Water For People works in
10
countries
water
780 million
people lack access to clean water
water is an essential resource of life and health for human
3.4 million people
die each year by diseases from unsafe water
70.9%
96.5%
2.5%
70%
30%
1%
of Earth's surface is water
of that is Ocean
fresh water
ICE
underwater we can get access to
A lot of that is so polluted and unusable
only less than 1% of the world's fresh water can be used for direct human use
Percentage of Water in Earth
: Water For People
make a world where all people can drink and enjoy safe water
Improving the access of toilet
Hand pump
Education
Goal
Success
case
Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe
the lack of access to safe water
the lack of resource of clean water
Since they don’t have the local authority which can provide safe water, some of them rely on using unsafe and untreated water like the sewage from the infested Mukuvisi River
China
Over 60% of the 656 major cities have suffered the problem of shortage of clean water.
As China becomes more urbanized and industrialized, underground water in half of the cities has been contaminated and the problem of lack of resource of clean water is getting worse.
Ken Miller, Wayne Weiss and John B. Mannion founded Water For People in the early 1980s
2011
2012
18%
9.9%
Guatemala
Chinda, Honduras
All the people in the 14 communities in Chinda now can enjoy safe water service in their homes every day
People can use only 0.007% of all water on earth for safe drinking water.
they are exposed to diseases like typhoid, cholera, diarrhea and dysentery.
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