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Proposed European Citizens' Initiative: Water and sanitation are a human right!


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Juan Carlos Hernandez's curator insight, March 5, 2013 7:30 PM

Pétition réservée aux citoyens de l'UE 

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Women could play key role in correcting crisis in clean drinking water and sanitation crisis

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Philadelphia PA (SPX) Aug 23, 2012 - People in ancient Rome 2,000 years ago had better access to clean water and sanitation that keeps disease-causing human excrement out of contact with people than many residents of the 21st century,...

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Dilemmas of a Water, Sanitation and Health Funder - Circle of Blue WaterNews

Dilemmas of a Water, Sanitation and Health Funder
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That historic moment also served to underscore some of the dilemmas that I and other WASH (clean water, sanitation, and hygiene) funders grapple with.
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Clean water and soap imperative for child's healthy growth - Big News Network.com

Clean water and soap imperative for child's healthy growth Big News Network.com "We typically think that providing clean water, sanitation and hygiene is an effective way to reduce the incidence and associated deaths from diseases such as diarrhoea...
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World Water Day: Why it matters 2.5 billion no access to clean #WATER 6 to 8 million people die yearly

World Water Day: Why it matters 2.5 billion no access to clean #WATER 6 to 8 million people die yearly | access to clean water | Scoop.it

Since 1992 the U.N. has tried to bring attention to the quality of our Earth's water, but how bad is it really? -  With much of the Earth's surface covered in water, 70 percent to be exact, it's hard to imagine that there could ever be a problem with water shortages, much less such scarcity that a global security issue has been shaped. According to the United Nations, 783 million people do not have access to clean water, almost 2.5 billion do not have access to adequate sanitation, and 6 to 8 million people die annually from the consequences of disasters and water-related disease.

 


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Since 1992 the U.N. has tried to bring attention to the quality of our Earth's water, but how bad is it really? -  With much of the Earth's surface covered in water, 70 percent to be exact, it's hard to imagine that there could ever be a problem with water shortages, much less such scarcity that a global security issue has been shaped. According to the United Nations, 783 million people do not have access to clean water, almost 2.5 billion do not have access to adequate sanitation, and 6 to 8 million people die annually from the consequences of disasters and water-related disease.

 
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Big achievement in WaSH, but still lot more to be done - Daily Star Online

Big achievement in WaSH, but still lot more to be done - Daily Star Online | access to clean water | Scoop.it
Daily Star Online Big achievement in WaSH, but still lot more to be done Daily Star Online WaterAid, which is a pioneer organisation with the vision of a world where everyone has access to clean water, safe sanitation and good hygiene, is getting...
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