The 8th Water Corner was held on the 17th of February and discussed the topic of “Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion”....
Cambodia currently faces major challenges in reaching SDG 6
What are those challenges?
3.8 million Cambodians don’t have access to safe water and over 9 million people don’t have access to proper sanitation in Cambodia. Over 380 Cambodian children die every year from diarrheal diseases caused by unsafe water and poor sanitation. Stunting of under-five year old children-remains high at 32 percent, poor sanitation is one of the main causes.
We need inspired and dedicated human resources to solve these problems
0 of new WASH professionalare needed in order to reach SDG 6 by 2030. At the current sector size, it is unlikely that Cambodia will reach universal access to safe water before 2100.