A lack of access to safe water will impact almost 600 million children around the world over the next 2 decades, according to a UNICEF report, Thirsting for a Future: Water and Children in a Changing Climate. The report details how a depletion in sources of safe water increases the risk of death, disease, and malnutrition among children and how climate change will escalate these health risks in years ahead.
Friedrich M. Scarcity of Safe Water a Looming Threat to Children. JAMA. 2017;317(19):1941. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.4810
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