Haiti's Water Problems
Maria Montoya, Fabian Barrera , Alex Simmons
Haiti's population is 10,461,409. Haiti is also known as a poor country. 78% of Haitians live on less than $2 a day. Potable water is drinking water but more than 70% do not have access to that water.
This is a well and how Haitians get there water.
This image shows how Haiti's water has trash.
This is how Haiti looked after the Earthquake that hit them in 2010.
Haiti's Water Issues
Haiti doesn't have a lot of water. When they cannot afford water they resort to gather water from garbage filled rivers. In 2010 a massive earthquake occurred in Haiti , the outcome of the earthquake was less water available. Earthquakes damage wells and water systems.
The Outcome of Contaminated Water
More than 50% causes of death is because contaminated water. Contaminated water is leading childhood illness. As well as Typhoid, Cholera, and Chronic Diarrhea.
Possible solutions are to create a foundation to install new and approved wells. Get a filtration system to filter the polluted water. Contact missionaries to help bring water and to install water systems. Get a group to help pick up the trash.