Archive for November 10, 2017

Why Do So Many People Still Struggle to Access Clean Water?

It seems incredible that it’s 2017 and there’s still 663 million people around the world who don’t have access to clean water — a basic human right that no one can live without.

In the lead up to World Water Day, March 22, 2017, our partners at WaterAid released a report ‘Wild Water,’ outlining why so many people struggle to have safe drinking water. It examines how climate change and extreme weather such as flooding, drought, and cyclones will make reaching a reliable source of clean water an increasing challenge for remote and rural communities in particular. Read more