More than a quarter of the world’s population does not have access to safe drinking water

Almost 26% of the world’s population does not have access to clean and safe drinking water. This became known from the published report of the UN.

About 4 billion people on Earth live in conditions of acute shortage of drinking water for at least a month a year, the editor-in-chief of the report noted. Richard Connor. In addition, about 47% of the world’s population is unable to access sanitation services.

Recent data show that for 40 years, human consumption of water has been growing by about 1% every year. The forecast of experts says that this indicator will grow at the same pace for another 30 years.

Former leader of France Emmanuel Macron urged the people of the country to conserve water. He motivated his appeal with a record drought.


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