Presentation on theme: "UN Plan: Access to clean drinking water by 2015. Roadmap Healthy water access is a world wide concern Integrated Water Resource Management is the solution."— Presentation transcript:
Roadmap Healthy water access is a world wide concern Integrated Water Resource Management is the solution Step by step successes
The world population is in a desperate need of healthy water access 18% of the worlds population are without access to safe drinking water. Especially in Asia. Safe drinking water = healty water within a 15-minute walk. Consequences: 80% of all diseases in the South are due to polluted water 4 Million children die each year
The UN´s plan: Integreted Water Resoures Management (IWRM) In 2000 the UN decided to halve the number of people without access to clean water by 2015. This means 100 million water connections each year, 300.000 water connections per day. Promotion of the social and economic development as well as the functioning of sustainable ecosystems.
Initial successes Since 1990 more than 90 million people worldwide have access to healthy drinking water Progress was made in Africa, Latin America and Asia, where 84% of all people have been connected.