Importance of clean water and sanitation

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Importance of clean water and sanitation by Mind Map: Importance of clean water and sanitation

1. Information

1.1. Clean, accessible water for all is an essential part of the world we want to live in. There is sufficient fresh water on the planet to achieve this. But due to bad economics or poor infrastructure, every year millions of people, most of them children, die from diseases associated with inadequate water supply, sanitation and hygiene.

1.2. Access to water, sanitation and hygiene is a human right, yet billions are still faced with daily challenges accessing even the most basic of services. Around 1.8 billion people globally use a source of drinking water that is fecally contaminated.

2. Facts

2.1. 2.6 billion people have gained access to improved drinking water sources since 1990, but 663 million people are still without

2.2. Between 1990 and 2015, the proportion of the global population using an improved drinking water source has increased from 76 per cent to 91 per cent

2.3. Each day, nearly 1,000 children die due to preventable water and sanitation-related diseases

3. Goals

3.1. By 2030, everyone in the world to have access to clean water and sanitation that is affordable to everyone to purchase.

3.2. By 2030, improve water quality by reducing pollution.

3.3. To ensure access to safe water sources and sanitation for all.