Sunday, 23 March 2008

Water will be source of war

Two-thirds of the world's population will live in water-stressed countries by 2025. Tackling the water and sanitation crisis is essential. Ministers agree the world needs to take urgent action to avoid missing Millennium Development Goals to halve the proportion of people without access to safe drinking water by 2015. Climate change is going to be potentially the biggest source of water stress. Read more here (No idea why the hyperlink won't work)
More than a billion people across the globe don’t have access to safe water. Every day 3900 children die as a result of insufficient or unclean water supplies. Watch this video or part of it, if it is too long to show how important this is. Good for Higher and Int 2 Dev and Health.

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