venerdì 15 ottobre 2010

Blog Action Day 2010 - WATER

Agim Sulaj- Acqua(2010)

Blog Action Day 2010 - WATER

The problem of scarce clean water

Nearly 1 billion people lack access to clean water, which causes a litany of struggles, diseases and even death.

  • 40 Billion Hours: African women walk over 40 billion hours each year carrying cisterns weighing up to 18 kilograms to gather water, which is usually still not safe to drink. More Info »
  • 38,000 Children a Week: Every week, nearly 38,000 children under the age of 5 die from unsafe drinking water and unhygienic living conditions. More Info »
  • Wars Over Water: Many scholars attribute the conflict in Darfur at least in part to lack of access to water. A report commissioned by the UN found that in the 21st century, water scarcity will become one of the leading causes of conflict in Africa. More Info »
  • A Human Right: In July, to address the water crisis, the United Nations declared access to clean water and sanitation a human right over. But we are far from implementing solutions to secure basic access to safe drinking water. More Info »

Omar Zevallos (Peru).

Jose Antonio Avalos Almeyda (Peru)

Agim Sulaj (Italia)

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Elena Ospina(Colombia-Espana)

Rocco Grieco - Coriandoli.It

General Assembly declares access to clean water and sanitation is a human right
SOS ACQUA - Agim Sulaj

PS: Ho modificato il post aggiungendo la nuova opera sull'acqua fattami pervenire
da Agim Sulaj , che ringrazio vivamente.

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