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Key figure : 2.6 million

Every year, 2.6 million men, women and above all children die from waterborne diseases and insalubrious environments.

Water, the element of life, can also be a danger, when drinking water is lacking for domestic consumption and there is no adequate drainage. Malaria, cholera, dengue, etc. are among the many diseases linked to water.

Source : World Health Organization

Sometimes friend, sometimes enemy, water remains a source of abundance whose quality must be preserved. It is also urgent and necessary to reduce the impact of the different forms of pressure affecting it: climatic, migratory, demographic, urban, economic, and so forth. Keeping in mind the first figure, we must also remember that 40% of the world’s population will be faced with water shortages by 2050.

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