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Lack of sanitation for 2.4 billion people undermining health improvements

Wednesday, July 1st 2015 - 20:27 UTC
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Lack of progress on sanitation threatens to undermine the child survival and health benefits from gains in access to safe drinking water, warn WHO and UNICEF in a report tracking access to drinking water and sanitation against the Millennium Development Goals. Read full article


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  • yankeeboy

    Just go to next to Retiro in Buenos Aires and you'll see/smell raw sewage in the street from the multi storied slum.
    don't wear sandals.

    Jul 02nd, 2015 - 11:28 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    1 in 3 people, or 2.4 billion, are still without sanitation facilities – including 946 million people who defecate in the open.

    And whose fault is that ?

    Jul 02nd, 2015 - 12:18 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    I have a friend who is stationed in India now and he says people poop on the street and it doesn't get cleaned up until the Monsoon season 1x a year.


    Jul 02nd, 2015 - 12:50 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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