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United Nations - Water

UN-Water is a coordination mechanism which coordinates the United Nations' work on water and sanitation.

In the UN, there is a single Agency, fund or program exclusively for water.

But more than 30 United Nations organizations carry out water and sanitation programmes.

The three lines of work for UN-Water are - Informing policy processes, monitoring and reporting and building knowledge related to water.

A recent study shows that 58% of people from 31 countries are seriously concerned about freshwater shortages.