Sustainable Water Resources Management Is Fundamental

When availability of safe, sufficient and affordable water is limited, different aspects of life namely health, nutrition, sanitation and education are affected
Sustainable Water Resources Management Is Fundamental
Sustainable Water Resources Management Is Fundamental

Lack of sustainable and long-term planning to combat water shortage can lead to serious consequences, the UNICEF representative to Iran said.
“Located in an arid and semi-arid region, Iran has grappled with acute water paucity for decades and absence of planning to address this major issue can adversely affect many people, especially children in vulnerable regions,” Mandeep O'Brien who was speaking at the closing ceremony of a water drawing festival in Tehran last week was quoted as saying by IRNA.
Referring to the appalling consequences of being deprived access to safe water, she said at least 700 kids die every day in the world due to fatal water-borne diseases that mostly strikes children under 5.


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