World Water Day 2020 Observed On March 22 Under The Scare Of Deadly Novel Coronavirus
March 22 is World Water Day. The day is observed to spread awareness on sustainable management of freshwater resources. Every year, a theme is given to highlight the cause. The theme for World Water Day 2020 is “Water and Climate Change”.
World Water Development Report (WWDR) 2020
The WWDR published a report “Water and Climate Change” in which it stressed the to help the water community manage the challenges of climate change. It also highlights the opportunities that the climate change community has to improve water management offers in terms of adaptation and mitigation.
World Water Day 2020 events postponed
All events planned for observing the World Water Day on March 22 were postponed amid the scare of coronavirus. The global launch of the report “Water and Climate Change” organized in Geneva was also put on hold. But the alternative way of access the report through official website of the World Water Day Organization is available. People can access the report and meet and get-together on the website.
Highlights of World Water Day 2020 campaign
• Water should be at the heart of every action plan. The world can’t afford to wait for policymakers to make decision.
• The world can fight climate change with sustainable, affordable and scalable water and sanitation solutions.
• Everyone can play a role in controlling climate change. There are surprisingly easy steps people of all ages can take to address climate change.