Water crisis® 😭🚱 by ayaan, VIHAAN and Ryan

Boat travelling over the sea

More than 1.2 billion people lack access to clean drinking water. Water shortages may be caused by climate change, such as altered weather-patterns (including droughts or floods), increased pollution, and increased human demand and overuse of water.

These are the countries that suffer from water crisis and water shortages:

Libya

Western Sahara

Yemen

Djibouti

Jordan

what we can do to help water crisis?

Awareness

Learn about water crisis, just like you are doing. If you understand a problem, you are in a better position to have a solution. Talk about it with family and friends. Look out for news and facts on water shortages and crisis areas.

water scarcity infoTake part

Be part of competitions, organizations and societies that aim to preserve and defend natural resources including water. Speak to you parents about donating or helping out charity grouped to provide water to the most needy places.

water scarcity infoUse water wisely

Never assume that your society is too advanced to experience water shortage. If we do not acquire the right attitude towards water, it is only a matter of time and one day there will be a shortage. Keep the tap off when not in use. Minimize the flushing of toilets and bath times. In effect, anything that you can do to save water, do it.

water scarcity infoIndustries and Governments

Join pressure groups that stop individuals, industries and governments from cutting down trees and doing other things that pollute and degrade the environment.

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