safe drinking water

Cholera vaccination drive targets two million people in five African nations

An “unprecedented” response to a spate of cholera outbreaks across Africa is under way but vaccinations alone will not be enough, UN health experts and partner agencies said on Monday.

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Darfur population growth putting a strain on water access

Population growth around the major cities in Darfur is having an impact on access to safe drinking water.

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News in Brief 12 July 2017 (AM)

More than 2 billion people lack access to safe drinking water, UN warns

Around 2.1 billion people worldwide lack access to “safe, readily available” water at home and more than twice as many are lacking safe sanitation.

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