Save Water Save Life – A Public Service Message by Student Affairs Department

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Save Water Save Life – A Public Service Message by Student Affairs Department

Respected Community of GIK Institute,

It is for the information of all that water is the basic necessity of life and we as a human being have a very basic most important responsibility to “manage the use of water and not to waste a single drop”.

Water-Related challenges

  • 2.2 billion people lack access to safely managed drinking water services. (WHO/UNICEF 2019)
  • Almost 2 billion people depend on health care facilities without basic water services (WHO/UNICEF 2020)
  • Over half of the global population or 4.2 billion people lack safely managed sanitation services. (WHO/UNICEF 2019)
  • 297,000 children under five die every year from diarrhoeal diseases due to poor sanitation, poor hygiene, or unsafe drinking water. (WHO/UNICEF 2019)
  • 2 billion people live in countries experiencing high water stress. (UN 2019)
  • 90 per cent of natural disasters are weather-related, including floods and droughts. (UNISDR)
  • 80 per cent of wastewater flows back into the ecosystem without being treated or reused. (UNESCO, 2017)
  • Around two-thirds of the world’s transboundary rivers do not have a cooperative management framework. (SIWI)
  • Agriculture accounts for 70 per cent of global water withdrawal. (FAO)

You are advised to read and try to implement on yourself and educate others with the following tips of Water Saving. Share it with your family, colleagues and friends, do your part to help in “saving the water!”. It is our common responsibility to save water and help in reducing its wastages, even if we have an abundant supply of water at our home. The purpose should be to give a responsible message to our future generation and help them realize the importance of water.

So, spread the Word of ‘Save Water, Save Life’ and prove yourself to be a responsible citizen.
For More Details Please click on the link below:
Water | United Nations

Water | United Nations
www.un.org

 

 

Click on the following link for more details:
Saving Water, Saving Lives | United Nations

Ashley Ong, 20, is a law student at the University College London. Water is a basic necessity of life, and it may seem inconceivable to imagine living without it. But the stark reality is that …
www.un.org

Click on the following link for 9 ways to save water at home:
9 ways to save water at home | UNICEF


9 ways to save water at home | UNICEF

Turn off the tap while brushing your teeth. Turning off the water while brushing your teeth for 2 minutes, twice a day, can save you up to 8 gallons of water per day.

www.unicef.org

A documentary video link:

“Together We can Save Water and Together We Can Save Life”

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