Water is considered to be one of the most important necessities for humans. However, not everyone has access to clean water. This makes it challenging for people to maintain a healthy life. This infographic will discuss the impact of climate change and overpopulation on water access around the world.
Access to clean water is a major concern for the world today. In some parts of the world, access to clean drinking water is scarce. According to the World Health Organization, 1.1 billion people don’t have access to clean drinking water, 1.6 billion don’t have access to clean water for basic hygiene and 88 percent of diarrhea cases can be blamed on unsanitary water.
Every 20 seconds a child dies from a water-borne illness. Check the infographic to read more about the lack of access to clean water and the effects it has on the lives of the people who are struggling.
Hearing all the headlines about the lack of safe water around the world. We need to work towards a #CleanWater revolution.
Original infographic, via good.is content updated january 2022.