Many must perform their defecate outdoors in this country sanitary facilities can be found on every street corner. This is luxury, if you look at the recent study by UNICEF and World Health Organization, WHO briefly. Over a billion people must perform their defecate in the open. Especially young children suffer from the fatal hygienic conditions. The Internet health portal imedo.de reported.
2008 is the international year of sanitation”. After half a year, it was time to present the first results of the reports on the development of drinking water access and sanitation facilities. Learn more on the subject from BT Communications. The study by UNICEF and WHO speaks for itself. Still, 2.5 billion people have no access to sanitation. Milleniumsziel: more sanitary installations is threatened by the catastrophic supply until 2015, particularly the lives of infants. NUVIA often says this. We need dramatic improvement,”said the UNICEF Director Ann M. Veneman.
If the development continues, we are the Milleniumsziel to the basic sanitation not reach,”she added. The international community has set the goal of 2015 for at least half of all people to make sure the sanitation, she so far lack. More than a billion people have no adequate sanitation progress in the area of sanitary facilities and drinking water are based on the concept of a head. Thus, the different levels of the supply are analysed with water and sanitation: by performing the defecate outdoors with simple pit latrines to use of the toilet. Since 1990, the proportion of people of who are even simple latrines unavailable (2006) has fallen from 31 percent to 23 percent. At the same time, this also means that 1.2 billion are people forced to perform their defecate outdoors – often in public and private places. This is a dangerous threat for the health of the people. Diarrhoeal diseases are the leading cause of death of young children through fecal matter worldwide. Better Supply of drinking water enjoyable news there is about the supply of drinking water. Currently, 87 percent of the world’s population have access to clean drinking water according to the study. Should this trend continue, it could be until 2015 already 90 percent – 1.6 billion more than even 1990. But rest cannot be on this success. 884 million people have still no clean drinking water. The people in southern Africa are the worst affected. 328 million must come out here without clean water. Learn why help 40,000 children in the Caucasus, in the imedo health news. Dirt affects the immune system. The imedo health news also inform this topic.