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UNICEF report: 2.6 billion people without sanitation

Friday, October 6, 2006

 

2.6 billion people who lack basic access to sanitation are located mainly in Africa and Asia, estimates UNICEF's report.

An estimated 425 million children don't have access to purified water, while over 980 million total don't have sanitation.

So far, the UN is running short of achieving its millennium goals.

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