English 1101 20 April 2017 Water Crisis in Kenya In the United States, there is one trillion gallons of water wasted (Mooney). Water is being wasted every day in the US by: leaky faucets, malfunctioning toilets and faulty sprinkler systems. While water is being wasted in the US, many underdeveloped countries such as Kenya struggle to have clean water. Many of the Kenyan residents struggle every day to find a clean water source. In the continent of Africa there lies Kenya with a population approximately
The severe water crisis in Africa is one of the World’s leading problems. Kenya and South Africa have always had limited water resources, and now with their population continuing to grow, an increase in the demand for water is needed now more than ever before. Water plays a crucial role in continuing to help the continent of Africa develop and grow. This lack of water affects food security, impoverished people, and their health. Imagine spending one-third of your day collecting water from the nearest
countries such as Kenya, Africa, is majorly affecting the citizens because of the diseases that are being spread throughout the entire state, the lack of medical supplies that is needed for each doctor, and unsanitary water and a very insufficient amount of food. The health and well being of the citizens of Kenya, Africa is horrific, many of the diseases that are spread are very severe which can sooner or later lead to death. With Kenya’s many water sources, Kenya has a high rate of water-borne diseases
Topic Underlying Causes of Inter-Ethnic Conflict in Samburu County, Kenya Background Inter-ethnic conflict is one of the major problems facing most Kenya community and mostly the nomadic communities. Inter-ethnic conflicts involving pastoralists have become widespread and increasingly severe in the northern region of Kenya. Conflict has often resulted in severe disruption of social and economic development. It has also constrained efforts to reduce or end poverty and sustain basic human rights.
On 28 July 2010 the human right to water was clearly accepted by the United Nations General Assembly. Clean drinking water are essential to the realization of all human rights were also been acknowledged (United Nations, 2014). The human right to water include five factors which are sufficient, safe, acceptable, physically accessible and affordable (United Nations, 2014). However, in these five factors, sufficiency and safety are the top two serious issues which will be discussed in this report
Famine in Four Countries Kenya Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Faced with devastating, debilitating droughts, Somalia, Nigeria, South Sudan, and Yemen struggle to cope with famine, an obstacle that hinders all people within the nation. In Somalia, over 2.9 million people are at risk because of famine. In Yemen, 18.8 million are in need of assistance, and in South Sudan, over 40% of the population is in need of food urgently, while 100,000 are in imminent danger of death by starvation.
drought is affecting the Eastern Africa’s people is killing them. Reasonable one can not live in conditions where there is minimal food and water. People need to get their basic needs to survive and Eastern Africa is far from the ideal place to do so due to drought. The Eastern Africa people have limited crops which are mostly failing due to lack of water, little cattle herds due to the hot conditions and poor ground to feed on ,while the rest of the world has the resources to provide large-scale
The Unfortunate Reality of Africa’s Water Problem Intro, statistics- Water scarcity is defined as the lack of sufficient water resources to meet the demands of usage in different regions. Worldwide, 782 million people lack access to safe and sanitary water, 37% of those people live in Sub-Saharan Africa. According to World Health Organization (2006), in 2004, only 16% of those in Africa had access to drinking water through a household connection. According to an estimation done by the United Nations
Kenya Health Workforce Information System Waters, et al. (2013) indicated that KHWIS includes groups of databases in related design and implement to track workforce deployment in 2002. Until recently, KHWIS was developed with web-based application in 2012 (Ipublic Health, 2013). KHWIS received the workers’ data from all provinces and linked with developed data at Ministry of Medical services (MoMS). The technology devices are maintained by the local company. Figure 3: The diagram of Kenya health
Water for Africa Water is the most important element on the planet. Not only is it important for the earth, in general, but it is key to our survival. Leonardo Da Vinci has said, "Water is the driving force of all nature" (Roberts). It is the building block of life. The average person can survive about a week without water (Ogunjimi). Lack of water is increasing worldwide, but Africa is currently affected the most. It is the second driest out of the 7 continents, following Australia ( ). Africa's