Every Day Over A Thousand Children Die Due To Three Reasons: They are unsafe drinking water, bad sanitation and un hygienic practices . we can protect our child by providing safe drinking water in school and at home , adopt good sanitation practice in home ,school, and public places . Personnel and community hygiene helps in personnel as well as community development. Globally, an estimated 2,000 children under the age of five die every day from diarrhea diseases and of these some 1,800 deaths are linked to water, sanitation and hygiene.
Because of Un safe drinking water, sanitation and hygiene many children are dying. Many of them became the victims of disease ,and affect mentally & physically. It also affect personnel development and community development.
Almost 90 % of child deaths from diarrhea diseases are directly linked to Unsafe drinking water, lack of sanitation and hygiene facilities . Deaths have come down significantly over the last decade, from 1.2 million per year in 2000 to about 760,000 a year in 2011,UNICEF says.UNICEF child mortality data show that about half of under-five deaths occur in only five countries: India, Nigeria, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Pakistan and China. Two countries – India (24 per cent) and Nigeria (11 per cent) – together account for more than a third of all under-five deaths. These same countries also have significant populations without improved water and sanitation.
Of the 783 million people worldwide without improved drinking water, there are 119 million in China; 97 million in India; 66 million in Nigeria; 36 million in DRC; and 15 million in Pakistan.
Those without improved sanitation in these countries are: India 814 million; China 477 million; Nigeria 109 million; Pakistan 91 million; and DRC 50 million. Improvements in water and sanitation would greatly contribute to a reduction in child mortality in these counties.
By Gaurav Kashyap
Data Source :Unicef