Water makes the world go around

March 22 marked World Water Day; a day when we’re all supposed to take action to tackle the water crisis. But how many people even know there’s a crisis to be tackled? Certainly, a good few in the developing world will be aware that there’s something not quite right, since a full 1.8 billion of them still use a contaminated source of drinking water. This puts them at risk of contracting cholera, dysentery, typhoid and polio.

In line with this, the theme of this issue of the OFID Quarterly is water; the absolute bedrock for all living things on our planet and a basic human right. 

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