Geneva: (Web Desk) The United Nations has warned about the basic need of water, saying that the world is moving towards a water crisis.
The Water Conference 2023, to be held at the United Nations headquarters on March 22-24, has been hailed as a rare opportunity to accelerate progress towards access to clean water and sanitation for people around the world by 2030.
A report has also been released by the United Nations Water Forum and UNESCO on World Water Day.
Water is essential to human well-being, energy and food production, healthy ecosystems, gender equality, poverty alleviation and many other issues, but we are currently facing a global water crisis.
The report states that billions of people around the world still do not have access to water, with an estimated 800,000 more dying each year from diseases caused by unsafe water, inadequate sanitation and poor sanitation. are born directly from
As the demand for this precious resource is increasing, nearly four billion people face severe water shortages at least one month a year. And proper management must be ensured so that by 2030 everyone can have equal access to this essential resource of life.
According to the latest report, natural disasters related to water have increased at an alarming rate, floods have increased by 134% since 2000, while the duration of drought has increased by 29%. Diversity and people’s access to water and sanitation are threatened.
In its report, the United Nations has identified the causes of the water crisis as excessive use of water and climate change.