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Committee: World Health Organization Country: Chile Topic: Providing Clean Drinking Water in Sub-Saharan Africa School

: International High School Sponsors: Mrs.Kapral, Ms.Fugit, Mr.Siegren, Ms.Bailey Name: Karla Perez Greetings Honorable Students & teachers The world today is facing one of its major problems, one of the problems deals with the limited access to clean water in Sub-Saharan Africa or sometimes not even have clean water. People who haves access to clean water have clean water is about 31%. 1.6 million Of people die every year of just diarrhea diseases. More than one third of the world suffer from this problem and people not only get diseases but die trying to find clean water. Most of the population in Africa does not have access to fresh clean water. Related diseases are Malaria, Tuberculosis, Nutrition, and environmental sanitation. These diseases affect this particular people in this continent across the world different countries face this problem Chile has faced this problem before. This problem affected Chile also because an earthquake and a tsunami that hit the town of Dichato, Chile destroyed everything and people stayed with no sanitation and nothing. So that’s why there’s this program called The Procter & Gamble Company that help out many countries around the world that have no sanitation. This company is helping out in the Sub-Saharan Africa because is in need of help because many kids and people are dying because of no sanitation of water. It has provided its two billionth litre of clean drinking water through the P&G Children’s Safe Drinking Water Program. This company works out by providing two billion litres of clean drinking water through a variety of strong partnerships and emergency relief efforts around the world. Chile has not only helped out the Sub-Saharan Africa but it had helped over 57 countries to provide two billion liters of clean water. The CSDW programmed is most active on the African continent, where it aims it to provide clean drinking water for the most vulnerable including small children and those living with disease such as HIV/AIDS ect. P&G works with more than 80 partners globally and has committed to provide four billion liters of clean drinking water by 2012, using the PUR water purification packets. P&G is committed to improving the lives of people around the globe, saving children's lives and providing clean drinking water to as many people as possible. The P&G CSDW Program is the focal philanthropic initiative of the Company’s overall cause effort. The world is expected to exceed the Millennium Development Goals target of halving the proportion of the population without sustainable access to safe drinking water with the exception of Sub-Saharan Africa. Even so, 672 million people will still lack access to improved drinking water sources in 2015.