Monthly Archives: August 2010

WHO/UNICEF joint monitoring report 2010: Progress on Sanitation and Drinking Water

Fast facts An improved sanitation facility is one that hygienically separates human excreta from human contact. An improved drinking-water source is one that by the nature of its construction adequately protects the source from outside contamination, in particular from faecal … Continue reading

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Confronting one of the world’s number one killers –

Droughts and floods affect more people than all other natural disasters combined, and unsafe water causes more deaths than wars, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). More than 1.7 million lives are lost each year from the consequences of … Continue reading

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