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Tuesday, 22 March 2016

Today is World Water Day "Better Water, Better Jobs")

Today is World Water Day, the THEME for this year's celebration is Water and Jobs ("Better Water, Better Jobs"). This theme shows the correlations between water and jobs created either directly or indirectly by water sources on the globe.
World Water day is celebrated each year on the 22nd of March. The day focuses attention on the importance of freshwater and advocates for the sustainable management of freshwater resources.

This day was first formally proposed in Agenda 21 of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro. In 1993, the first World Water Day was designated by the United Nations General Assembly and since, each year focuses on a different issue.

The UN and its member nations devote this day to implementing UN recommendations and promoting concrete activities within their countries regarding the world's water resources. Additionally, a number of nongovernmental organizations promoting clean water and sustainable aquatic habitats have used World Water Day as a time to focus attention on the critical issues of our era. Events such as theatrical and musical celebrations, educational events, and campaigns to raise money for access to clean and affordable water are held worldwide on World Water Day, or on convenient dates close to March 22.

The occasion of World Water Day is also used to highlight required improvements for access to WASH (water, sanitation, hygiene) facilities in developing countries.

Here are some health benefits of drinking plenty of water.
  • Water Helps to Maximize Physical Performance. ...
  • Hydration Has a Major Effect on Energy Levels and Brain Function. ...
  • Drinking Water May Help to Prevent and Treat Headaches. ...
  • Drinking More Water May Help Relieve Constipation.

Reference: Wikipeadia

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