Archive for March, 2010

hey !!!! u know some Shocking facts about water …!!!!

March 24, 2010
1. Over 1.5 billion people do not have access to clean, safe water.

2. Almost 4 million people die each year from water related diseases.

3. 43% of water related deathsare due to diarrhea.

4. 98% of water related deaths occur in the developing world.

5. Unsafe water is the biggest killer of children under five; around 90% of all diarrheal deaths are in this age group….!!!

6. A typical individual in the United States uses 500 litres of water each day.
7. Over 1 billion people use less than 6 litres of water per day.
8. Half the world’s schools do not have access to clean water, nor adequate sanitation.
9. about 1.8 million child deaths a year are due to diarrhea.

10. A child dies of water born diseases about every 15 seconds (that’s about 12 children just since you started reading this article). By this time tomorrow, another 2,500 will be dead.

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