“Where you live should not determine whether you live, or whether you die.”
Diseases from unsafe water and lack of basic sanitation kill more people every year than all forms of violence, including war.
90% of the 30,000 deaths that occur every week from unsafe water and unhygienic living conditions are in children under five years old.
clean water alone can reduce water-related deaths by 21%
sanitation alone can reduce water-related deaths by 37.5%
handwashing alone can reduce water-related deaths by 35%
information taken from the charity: water website