All about World Water Day

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World Water Day is an international event which is celebrated on 22 March. The day is dedicated to focus attention on the importance of freshwater and advocates for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. Image source: www.askideas.com 

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World Water Day

In 1993, the United Nations General Assembly designated the first World Water Day and since then each year focuses on different issues. Image source: www.india.com

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World Water Day

The United Nations and its member nations devote this day to implement UN recommendations and to promote concrete activities within their countries regarding the world’s water resources. Image source: www.sacbee.com

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World Water Day is also used to highlight the basic problem which needs improvements such as access to WASH (water, sanitation, hygiene) facilities in developing countries. Image source: www.mshcdn.com

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World Water Day

To promote the clean water campaign, several non-governmental organisations use World Water Day as a time to focus attention on the critical issues of our era. Image spurce: www.gessato.com

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The main theme of UN World Water Day in 2016 is ‘Water and Jobs’ which focuses on how quality and quantity of water can help change the life and livelihood of workers and even transform societies and economies. Image source: www.dailyroabox.com

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