About 844 million people in the world do not even have access to the most basic drinking water services, of which 159 million rely on surface water. Unsafe water, sanitation, and hand hygiene cause diseases that kill approximately 842,000 people worldwide each year, including 361,000 children under the age of five.
China's population accounts for 20% of the world's population, but only 7% of the world's water resources. According to a research report sponsored by the World Bank, 60% of the 661 cities in China face seasonal water supply difficulties, of which more than 100 cities are extremely stressed.
Water for All had it’s first activity in Greater China in 2004. Find out more......