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Back to CARE: The Human Face of Climate Change

How many children will be saved in 2015 if the Millenium Development Goal targets on water and sanit

  • 2,030 (0% people answered this)
  • 20,300 (7% people answered this)
  • 203,000 (24% people answered this)
  • 2,030,000 (68% people answered this)

41 people answered.


Correct answer is: 203,000

If we achieve the Millennium Development Goal targets on safe water and sanitation, 203,000 fewer children will die in 2015 due to the reduction in diarrhea.


Ensure the world’s poorest people have the tools and resources they need to adapt to harsher conditions caused by climate change. CARE is on the front lines in the fight against hunger and against climate change. Last year, we helped 10 million people improve crop production, increase income and sustainably manage natural resources. With a real crisis on our hands today, we need your help now. We must make sure poor communities have the information and tools they need to lift themselves out of poverty and adapt to the changing climate. Climate change will have a disproportionate impact on the poorest communities in the world and threatens to reduce, or even wipe out, decades of development. Please take action now: 1. Weather is changing in dramatic ways, from droughts to floods to cyclones, and experts predict it is only going to get worse. 2. For millions of people living in extreme poverty – 60 percent of whom are women – climate change is a daily threat to their survival. 3. They are losing their crops to drought, homes to floods, and families to disease –conditions intensifying and rising because of global warming. 4. We must reduce the rate of global climate change & help the most vulnerable people adapt to new conditions 5. Learn more:

One in six people worldwide do not have access to clean water. The Millennium Development Goals aim to halve the number of people without safe drinking water and basic sanitation by 2015.


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