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Photo: Mike Webb/Tearfund

Photo: Mike Webb/Tearfund

Water is such a basic human need. None of us can survive for more than a few days without it. Despite this, obtaining enough water for household hygiene and clean water for drinking is a continual struggle for millions of people. Two-thirds of the world’s population live in areas where water supplies are limited. The World Health Organisation estimates that over one billion people lack access to clean water. Water has become such a political issue that, in some regions, conflicts are likely over access to water supplies.

Improving access to water supplies is the subject of this issue.   

Please find below articles from Footsteps issue 51 in html.

To download a pdf version of Footsteps issue 51 click here (807K).

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