More than 50 million people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo use unsafe water. It’s all they have for drinking, cooking, and washing. Dirty water leads to diseases such as diarrhea and cholera, which sap the energy and the very life from vulnerable children.
What country in Africa has the cleanest water?
Access to safe water
South Africa is among the top six African countries with safely managed drinking water sources, with 93% of the population receiving access to it. Mauritius has the highest number of residents accessing safe water at 100% of the population.
What country has the worst water pollution?
Top 10 Countries with the Worst Water Crisis
- #10 – Afghanistan. It should surprise no one that a country in the 40/10 window would be included in the list. …
- #9 – Ethiopia. Sources blame Ethiopia’s high mortality rate on the lack of available clean water. …
- #8 – Chad. …
- #7 – Cambodia. …
- #6 – Laos. …
- #5 – Haiti. …
- #4 – Pakistan. …
- #3 – Syria.
Which countries have the most contaminated water?
Here are the 10 countries with the most pollution:
- Bangladesh (83.3)
- Pakistan (65.81)
- Mongolia (62)
- Afghanistan (58.8)
- India (58.08)
- Indonesia (51.71)
- Bahrain (46.8)
- Nepal (44.46)
What is the dirtiest country?
World air quality report
What is the poorest country in Africa?
The ten poorest countries in Africa, with their GDP per capita, are: Somalia ($500) Central African Republic ($681) Democratic Republic of the Congo ($785)
Poorest Countries In Africa 2021.
|GDP (IMF ’19)||$61.03 Bn|
|GDP (UN ’16)||–|
Why does Africa have bad water?
Introduction. Sub-Saharan Africa suffers from chronically overburdened water systems under increasing stress from fast-growing urban areas. Weak governments, corruption, mismanagement of resources, poor long-term investment, and a lack of environmental research and urban infrastructure only exacerbate the problem.
Which country has the least water?
Eritrea, Papua New Guinea and Uganda are the three countries with lowest access to clean water close to home, with Papua New Guinea the second lowest in the world at 37% and Uganda a new addition to the list this year at 38% access.