Water & Sanitation

Clean water, a place to “poo” and waste systems are not too much to ask. Over a billion people suffer the indignity of open defecation with almost as many lacking clean water. Together, the world can end these risks and save millions of lives a year.

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  1. Article: Cambodian Lakes Filled in for Malls as Capital's Poor Are Pushed Out
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    Cambodian Lakes Filled in for Malls as Capital's Poor Are Pushed Out

    July 15, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The filling of lakes in favor of malls and apartments impacts the livelihoods of the city's poor. Read more

  2. Article: India's Water Scarcity Crisis Disproportionately Affects Its Poorest Neighborhoods
    Water & Sanitation

    India's Water Scarcity Crisis Disproportionately Affects Its Poorest Neighborhoods

    By Sushmita Roy|July 10, 2019

    Those who can afford it still have access to seemingly unlimited water. Read more

  3. Article: This Community-Led Approach Empowers Villages to End Open Defecation
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    This Community-Led Approach Empowers Villages to End Open Defecation

    July 1, 2019|WSSCC

    "Community triggering" awakens Madagascar villages to the benefits of open defecation free status. Read more

  4. Article: 'Peace Ambassadors' Ease Water Conflicts in Drought-Prone Kenya
    Water & Sanitation

    'Peace Ambassadors' Ease Water Conflicts in Drought-Prone Kenya

    June 27, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Volunteers are being trained to show rural communities ways to use water more efficiently. Read more

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