Water & Sanitation crisis?

 for 783 million people-roughly 1 in 10 of the world's population 

 

This is the reality!

Facts:

More than 3.4 million people die each year from water, sanitation, and hygiene-related causes. Nearly all deaths, 99 percent, occur in the developing world.

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Lack of access to clean water and sanitation kills children at a rate equivalent of a jumbo jet crashing every four hours.

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Of the 60 million people added to the world's towns and cities every year, most move to informal settlements (i.e. slums) with no sanitation facilities.

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780 million people lack access to an improved water source; approximately one in nine people.

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The water and sanitation crisis claims more lives through disease than any war claims through guns." 

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An American taking a five-minute shower uses more water than the average person in a developing country slum uses for an entire day.

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Over 2.5X more people lack water than live in the United States.

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More people have a mobile phone than a toilet.

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“When the well is dry, we know the worth of water” - Benjamin Franklin