have died as a consequence of drought and more than 2 billion have been affected by drought, more than any other physical hazard
live in countries and regions with absolute water scarcity and the number is expected to rise to 2.8 billion people by 2025.
Around 70% of the industrial waste is dumped into the water bodies where they pollute the usable water supply. 80% of the water pollution is caused due to domestic sewage like throwing garbage on open ground and water bodies.
Fourteen billion pounds of garbage mostly plastic, is dumped into the ocean every year.
According to UNICEF, more than 3000 children die everyday globally due to consumption of contaminated drinking water.
15 million children under the age of five die each year because of diseases caused by drinking water.
On an average 250 million people worldwide succumb to diseases related to water pollution.
Is the process of generating energy in the form of electricity and/or heat from the management of waste. It is possible to produce energy from waste and other fuels without direct combustion. These technologies have the potential to produce more electric power from the same amount of fuel than would be possible by direct combustion.