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The international observance of World Water Day is an initiative that grew out of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de JaWorld Water Dayneiro. It inspired the creation of our EarthSayers special collection around the idea of "One Water." It addresses a wide range of issues including, but not limited to water supply, security, rights, and pollution.

The organization, One Water, puts the challenge succinctly: "Providing clean and safe water to everybody around the world is among the greatest challenges facing us today." Two other organizations asking for support are charity:water and water.org.

 

 

 

Curated by mokiethecat

The Water Crisis in Rwanda by Charity:Water

This September, we're celebrating charity: water's sixth birthday by tackling the water crisis in Rwanda. People here have overcome the worst of humanity and rebuilt their country, but women and children still walk for hours every day just to collect dirty water. Now the people of Rwanda are working to give clean, safe water to everyone. You can help. Visit charitywater.org/september to learn more.
Video by: Jamie Pent @jazzyjamieleigh / Paul Pryor / Jon Reisinger
Music by: Dustin O'Halloran, Josh Ralph, Jon Steinmeier
Post-Audio/Final Mix: Claymore Pictures



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