Water: one of our planet’s most finite resources, the most vital element for survival of life on Earth, and undeniably at the core of global development towards a healthier and more sustainable planet. Fortunately for the world, End Water Poverty members are hard at work towards achieving our common goal of ending the water and sanitation crisis for all. As members our 250-organisation-strong global civil society coalition, your time and dedication culminates each year in Water Action Month (WAM), with the 2017 WAM only 14 days away.
Blog post written by Al-hassan Adam, Coordinator for End Water Poverty; a global civil society coalition of over 350 organisations campaigning and advocating to end the global crisis on water, sanitation and hygiene, and launched onDecember 6, 2016 on the
Blog post was written by End Water Poverty member, Coalition Against Typhoid, and originally posted on their website on World Water Day: 22 March 2016.
Each year, typhoid kills an estimated 200,000 people, most of whom are children. The burden of typhoid is greatest among those living in poverty throughout Asia and Africa, but the disease has now become a serious threat in destabilized nations in the Middle East.