As we mark World Water Day, here are three numbers to consider.
die every day from diarrheal diseases linked to the lack of safe water and adequate sanitation and hygiene.
account for two-thirds of the global population without access to safe water.
- China (108 million)
- India (99 million)
- Nigeria (63 million)
- Ethiopia (43 million)
- Indonesia (39 million)
- Democratic Republic of the Congo (37 million)
- Bangladesh (26 million)
- Tanzania (22 million)
- Kenya (16 million)
- Pakistan (16 million)
71% of the burden
of fetching drinking water is borne by women and girls, keeping them away from work and school. You can help. Check out the