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Mapping access to water and sanitation

UN Millenium Development Goal

Target 7.C: Halve, by 2015, the proportion of people without sustainable access to safe drinking water and basic sanitation.

Compare the maps to see what progress has been made to the achievement of the UN MDG for Water and Sanitation

Progress has been made on improving access to water and the UN MDG  may be reached.However the progress towards improving access to sanitation has been slower and the UN MDG will not be reached. There are 2.6 billion people without access to improved sanitation.

Source Unicef update on Water Sanitation

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