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Interactive Map: Africa’s mixed progress on water and sanitation access

humanosphere, 28 May 2014

 

 

If all goes according to plan, every person in the world will have access to clean water and sanitation by 2030. Only 30% of people living in sub-Saharan Africa have access to sanitation. Water is doing slightly better with 66% access in the region. They both have the fact that they are off track for universal access.

 

If current trends hold, nearly 78% of people will have access to clean water and nearly 34% of people will have access to sanitation in 2030. That short of the 100% goal. A new map from the NGO WaterAid shows just how countries have been progressing on water and sanitation since 1990. They then go on to predict what will happen if the trend from the past twenty years continues for each country. Read More....