Providing access to clean water
This report explains access to clean water and what may happen if the world is denied it. Pollution by factories and industries, wars and natural disasters were some of the causes of this problem. Problems like diseases, war and collapse of the economy it’s likely to be the effects of denial of access to clean water. Education and other solution like water recycling and desalination are mostly the preferred answer to future denial of access to clean water.
Living without food for five days is manageable, but living without water for five days will be a suicidal mission. A vast majority of people are denied access to clean water in some part of the world. Africa especially, is the leading continent lacking the access to clean water. Water related diseases are the leading cause of death among children under 5 years old. 1.1 billion people worldwide lack access to clean water, that’s approximately one in six people on earth. On a regular day, Americans use about 80 to 100 gallons of water while a regular home in Africa will probably use 8 to 10 gallons of water. It’s unfortunate how those who really need it are denied access to it. Some of the diseases related to denial of access to clean water are,
* Diarrhea which causes a person to lose both water and electrolytes is caused by a variety of micro-organism including viruses, bacteria and protozoans.
* Arsenicosis is caused by a long term exposure to low concentrations of arsentic in drinking water. This results in painful skin keratosis and can result in cancers of the skin, lungs, bladder and kidney.
* Cholera is an acute bacterial infection of the intestinal tract. It causes severe attacks of diarrhea that, without treatment, can quickly lead to acute dehydration and death.
* Fluorosis is a serious bone disease caused by high concentration of fluoride occurring naturally in groundwater.
* Guinea worm disease is also known as...