A global map of fresh water shows: dry areas are getting dryer - wet areas, wetter. A NASA rendering.
Wednesday, 12 July 2017
2.1 billion people lack safe drinking water at home, more than twice as many lack safe sanitation
Some 3 in 10 people worldwide, or 2.1 billion, lack access to safe, readily available water at home, and 6 in 10, or 4.5 billion, lack safely managed sanitation, according to a new report by WHO and UNICEF. Story here.