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SANITATION 2.6 BILLION PEOPLE, INCLUDING ALMOST ONE BILLION CHILDREN, LIVE WITHOUT BASIC SANITATION

2.6

billion people without adequate sanitation

EVERY

SECONDS, A CHILD DIES AS A RESULT OF POOR SANITATION

4

billion people with adequate sanitation

Investing in improved sanitation and safe drinking water could save 2.2 million children per year

ACCESS TO SANITATION AS A PERCENTAGE OF WORLD POPULATION

77%*

2015

61%

2008

49%

1990

* Millennium Development Goals’ target

Water and Sanitation  

Today 2.5 billion people, including almost one billion children, live without even basic sanitation. Every 20 seconds, a child dies as a res...

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