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Lack of sewers, a health risk. Report of the WHO and Unicef

Architecture News - Mar 16, 2010 - 17:14   4799 views

(Article in Spanish, translator available) Ten years after the commitments made by the United Nations to improve the lives of the poorest in the world, 884 million people live without access to drinking water and 2600 million lack the minimum services saneamiento. A new report of the World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations Fund for Children (UNICEF) argues that, despite these figures, some progress is encouraging, since 87% of world population and drink and using safe drinking water.