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Newaidanwater2020 Project

  1. 1. The Water Shortage Crisis Susan Carroll Aidan Brame
  2. 2. <ul><li>Can the water crisis be fixed by 2020? </li></ul>Here are some facts about water…
  3. 3. The people who don’t have clean water…
  4. 4. <ul><li>About 3.575 million people die each year from a water related disease. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>84% of water related deaths… </li></ul>
  6. 6. are in children ages 0-14.
  7. 7. <ul><li>98% of water related deaths, </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>occur in the developing world. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>884 million people, which is 1 in 8 people, </li></ul>
  10. 10. lack access to safe water supplies.
  11. 11. <ul><li>Less than 1% of the world’s fresh water is readily accessible for direct human use, </li></ul>
  12. 12. Let’s put it this way... About 0.007% of all water on earth.
  13. 13. <ul><li>An average American taking a five- minute shower uses more water… </li></ul>
  14. 14. than the average person living in a developing country slum uses in a whole day.
  15. 15. <ul><li>Poor people living in the slums usually pay 5-10 times more </li></ul><ul><li>per liter of water, </li></ul>
  16. 16. than wealthy people living in the same city.
  17. 17. <ul><li>The daily requirement for bathing, cooking, and sanitation needs, as well as for use for survival, </li></ul>
  18. 18. is about 13.2 gallons per person.
  19. 19. <ul><li>2.5 billion people lack access to improved sanitation </li></ul>
  20. 20. Which includes 1.2 billion people who have no facilities at all.
  21. 21. <ul><li>The lack of sanitation is the world’s biggest cause of infection. </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>88% of cases of diarrhea worldwide, </li></ul>
  23. 23. are caused by unsafe water, inadequate sanitation or insufficient hygiene.
  24. 24. <ul><li>Every 15 seconds, a child dies from a water related disease. </li></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>1.4 million children die as a result of diarrhea each year. </li></ul>
  26. 26. <ul><li>90% of all deaths caused by diarrheal diseases are children under 5 years of age, mostly in developing countries. </li></ul>
  27. 27. Are all made Think about it, Your body Your brain Your blood up of water.
  28. 28. <ul><li>We could go weeks without food. </li></ul>But only a few days without water.
  29. 29. <ul><li>What if we had no more? </li></ul>What if we ran out?
  30. 30. <ul><li>About 5 children have died from a water related cause, since we started our presentation. </li></ul>

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