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Thursday, November 19, 2015

Today is World Toilet Day - UN Sanitation Update

Though the world met the MDG target for drinking-water, 768 million people do not use animproved source of drinking-water.

In developing regions, 87% of the population uses an improved source of drinking-water while 2.5 billion people, or almost one third of the population, do not use improved sanitation. Within the developing world (without counting India and China) in 2011,  870 million people have gained access to improved sanitation since 1990, but there is a 12% increase of population using unimproved facilities in this region for the same 21-year period. -more-

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