WATER AND CLIMATE CHANGE
World Water Day is observed annually on March 22nd to raise awareness about the vital importance of water to safeguarding human security and maintaining the health of the planet's ecosystems. This year's theme, "Water and Climate Change" – and how the two are inextricably linked. It highlights the urgent importance of strengthening water security and establishing access to a sustainable water supply in the face of changing climate conditions worldwide. The link includes educational resources, promotional materials and a global map of events.
Adapting to the water effects of climate change will protect health and save lives.
Using water more efficiently will reduce greenhouse gases.
We cannot afford to wait. Everyone has a role to play.