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Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

SDG Goal 6, "Clean Water and Sanitation," aims to ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all. This goal emphasizes the importance of providing universal access to safe and affordable drinking water, adequate and equitable sanitation, and hygiene. By focusing on improving water quality, reducing pollution, and increasing water-use efficiency, Goal 6 seeks to protect and restore water-related ecosystems. Additionally, it highlights the need for international cooperation and capacity-building to support water and sanitation projects in developing countries. Achieving this goal is crucial for fostering healthy communities, promoting environmental sustainability, and driving global development.

Statistics of Pakistan

Access to Clean Drinking Water

Approximately 36% of Pakistan's population lacks access to safely managed drinking water services.

Sanitation Facilities

About 25% of the population does not have access to basic sanitation facilities.

Water Quality

Nearly 80% of water sources in Pakistan are considered unsafe for drinking due to contamination.

Water Scarcity

Pakistan ranks among the top 10 countries with the greatest number of people living under water scarcity conditions.

Child Mortality

Around 53,000 Pakistani children die annually from diarrhea caused by poor water and sanitation.

Investment in Water Sector

The government allocates less than 1% of its GDP to water and sanitation infrastructure.

Hope in Action: Steps Towards Clean Water and Sanitation

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