Sudan Water Crisis

Problems and Solutions

Where is it?

In Northern Africa.

Boarded by Egypt, the Red Sea, Eritrea, and Ethiopia.

Causes of the Problem

There is a lot of contamination in the waters, not only does this effect dehydration but the population because the more the people drink it, the more people it kills and affects.

Some of the diseases from the water are cases of diarrhea, Hepatitis E, Guinea Worm Disease, and Dracunculiasis.

Another problem is water stress, a situation where economics and political problems occur because a lack of water.

The Effect Of The Improvement of Water

Actions Are Being Taken, and Solutions Are Being Made.

Solutions

The Water Project has twenty missions to build more clean wells.

One was built for St. Bartholomew's Orphanage which now it supplies for 130 orphans in southern Sudan.

More Inforamation About Sudan.

  • Population: 38,764,090
  • Dracunculiasis, Guinea Worm Diseases, and Hepatitis E are some diseases caused by the contamination in the water.
  • 2% of water is available for domestic uses unlike the US, which has 13%
  • The majority of water resources is used for agriculture.