World Water Day-2019: One month campaign kick-off on “Safe water for all’ by CCHR-India. United Nations (UN) recognized that the right to safe and clean drinking water and sanitation as a human right that is essential for the full enjoyment of life and all human rights. It is more than just essential to quench thirst or protect health; water is vital for creating jobs and supporting economic, social, and human development.

Centre for Community Health Research Safe water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Health for all

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Safe Water

Two thirds of the earth’s surface is covered by water but 97.5 percent of this water is saline (oceans and sea) and not fit for drinking and other domestic purposes.

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Sanitation

With over 2.6 billion people living without access to improved sanitation facilities, and nearly 900 million people not receiving their drinking-water

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Hygiene

It was estimated that 2 million people die every year due to diarrhoeal diseases, most of them are children less than 5 years of age. Half of the world’s hospital beds

WASH in Schools

WASH Coalition along with its stakeholders in Kerala State (South India) launched a programme in certain selected schools in the southern districts of Kerala called “WASH in Schools” with an objective for better hygiene behavior and healthy environment in schools.

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Safe Water

Two thirds of the earth’s surface is covered by water but 97.5 percent of this water is saline

Sanitation

Two thirds of the earth’s surface is covered by water but 97.5 percent of this water is saline

Hygienee

Two thirds of the earth’s surface is covered by water but 97.5 percent of this water is saline

Wash in Schools

Two thirds of the earth’s surface is covered by water but 97.5 percent of this water is saline

Rainwater Harvesting

Two thirds of the earth’s surface is covered by water but 97.5 percent of this water is saline

Climate Change

Two thirds of the earth’s surface is covered by water but 97.5 percent of this water is saline