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Sanitation can eliminate slums in less than a generation

reuters.com, 07 November 2014

 

LONDON: Investing in water and sanitation could eradicate urban poverty and eliminate slums in less than a generation, said a study published on Thursday.

 

Almost 1 billion people, most of them in South Asia and Africa, live in slums without access to basic services like clean water and improved toilets.

 

Providing water and sanitation to those impoverished areas is necessary to drive economic development and can be done within decades, a study by international charity Water Aid said. Read more....