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Look after Creation. W. A. E. R. T. G. C. E. A. L. N. H. L. E. What percentage of the earth is covered by water?. C 75%. B 66%. A 50%. 75% of the earth ’s surface is covered in water. What percentage of the earth ’s water is fit for human use?. A. 3 %. B. 10 %. C. 5 %.

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Look after creation

Look after Creation


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What percentage of the earthis covered by water?

C

75%

B

66%

A

50%


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75% of the earth’s surface is covered in water.


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What percentage of the earth’s wateris fit for human use?

A. 3 %

B. 10 %

C. 5 %


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Only 3% of the earth’s water is fit for human use.

About 97% of the water on earth is salt water. We can’t use most of the freshwater because it is out of our reach, locked into polar snow and ice.


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How much of the human body is made of water?

A.10%

B.50%

C.70%


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The human body is made of nearly 70%water.


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About how long can a person survivewithout drinking anything?

A. 1 day

B. 1 week

C. 1 month


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Although a person can live without food for more thana month, a person can only live without water for about one week.


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About how many people - of the 6 billion that live

in the world - do nothave access to clean,safe drinking water?

A. 0.5 billion

B. 1.1 billion

C. 2.4 billion


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Over 1.1 billion people do not have access tosafe, clean drinking water. But SCIAF is workingwith communities around the world to change this.


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5litres

41litres

595litres

In the UK the average amountof water that people use every day is 104 litres.

What is the averagedaily water use in Ethiopia?


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5litres

595litres

41litres

On average people in Ethiopia use about 5 litres of water a day.

That’s less water than the average toilet flush at 9 ½ litres.

The recommended basic water requirement per person

per day is 50 litres. That’s for drinking, cooking

and keeping clean and healthy.


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What are the advantages of havinga safe source of water?

  • Clean water to drink = good health

B. People are able to wash

C. People can grow good crops


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In fact, all of the answers are right. Clean water helps people to stay healthy.

When people are healthy they can work, go to school and look after their crops and animals!

SCIAF is working to make sure people have access to clean, safe water.


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Hand dug wells (up to 16 metres deep)


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Machine dug well (up to 60 metres deep)


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Rain water harvesting for drinking water


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Filtering the rain water to make it drinkable


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Construction of rain water reservoirs for crops


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Canals take the water from the reservoir into people’s fields


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“Before we got help, living here was tough. There wasn’t enough water and we used to be very hungry. Now its better… We are happy and are living a better life”


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