Did You Know? - Water Related Diseases

  • MDG
  • March 19, 2015

Wastewater Facts:

1 out of every 5 deaths of children in the world under the age of 5 are due to a water-related disease.

Half of the hospital beds in the world are occupied by patients suffering from diseases associated with lack of access to safe drinking water, inadequate sanitation or poor hygiene.                                                                                                                       1in5

At least 320 million people in China do not have access to clean drinking water.

According to the WHO (World Health Organization) and United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF), around 2.5 billion people do not have access to improved sanitation.