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: 900,000 Rohingya Refugees Set to Be Immunized Against Cholera
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    900,000 Rohingya Refugees Set to Be Immunized Against Cholera

    By Elisabeth Resch  and  Shakira Donovan|Oct. 19, 2017

    How a focus on health & sanitation can prevent the humanitarian crisis from worsening. Read more

  2. Article: The Water Crisis in Puerto Rico Is Still Affecting Millions
    Water & Sanitation

    The Water Crisis in Puerto Rico Is Still Affecting Millions

    By David Brand|Oct. 19, 2017

    Weeks after hurricanes devastated Puerto Rico, much of the island still lacks safe drinking water. Read more

  3. Article: France Must Give Migrants in Calais Access to Clean Water and Toilets, UN Says
    Water & Sanitation

    France Must Give Migrants in Calais Access to Clean Water and Toilets, UN Says

    By Carlotta Mohamed|Oct. 18, 2017

    Approximately 700 migrants in Calais temporarily rely on only 10 portable lavatories. Read more

  4. Article: Water in Hundreds of US Towns Contains Cancer-Linked Chemical, Report Finds
    Water & Sanitation

    Water in Hundreds of US Towns Contains Cancer-Linked Chemical, Report Finds

    By David Brand|Oct. 18, 2017

    Nitrate from fertilizers seeps into rural wells and increases the risk of “blue-baby syndrome." Read more

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