New UNICEF/WHO report says WASH gains mask growing inequalities

Date: 8th May 2014

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Credit: IRIN/Ahmed Dalloul

Credit: IRIN/Ahmed Dalloul

Inequalities in access to clean drinking water and sanitation persist and in some cases are getting worse, although close to two billion people globally have gained access to clean drinking water and sanitation since 1990, according to new data from the World Health Organization and the UN Children’s Fund.

Click here for the full story, which includes commentary by WSSCC Executive Director Chris Williams.

For the WHO press release, and a copy of the report entitled Progress on Drinking water and Sanitation: 2014 Update, click here.

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