Around the world there are countries that are in real need of access to clean water and sanitation, but with the help of bigger nations and the UN we can solve these issues by the year 2030.
2.4 billion lack access to basic sanitation.
Nearly 1,000 children die due to lack of water and sanitation each day.
1.8 billion people globally use a source of drinking water that is fecally contaminated.
Maiduguri, Borno state, Nigeria
Children Drinking out of Tap
The water and sanitation crisis not only affects the people of the country but it also affect their economy. When areas in such crisis they are more concerned with the economy rather than the water and their people. A great example of this is the issue in South Sudan, they are in the midst of a civil war and are also in a deep hole with clean water and sanitation.
- World Water Week created by president of UN, Peter Thomson.
- The creation of a treaty called "Clean Water For All Treaty", which will help fund countries to build sustainable water sources and safe sanitation disposal.