More than 1 in 6 people in the world remain without access to safe drinking water. Over one-third of the world's population has no access to sanitation facilities. In developing countries, about 80% of illnesses are linked to poor water and sanitation conditions. 1 out of every 4 deaths under the age of 5 worldwide is due to a water-related disease.
There’s a real problem of access to clean water in many parts of the world
With some expert guidance local villagers can dig these wells and lay pipelines themselves – costing a fraction of what the large dam schemes cost and nobody is displaced from the land!
Water is life!
Complete a well planned and informative flyer, suitable for circulation around the school, to show your understanding of the problems of water in India and how they are being dealt with.