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November 09, 2006

UN urges end to 'water apartheid'

... A new report from the United Nations Development Programme has demanded a big increase in spending to provide clean water. The UNDP wants another $4bn (£2bn) a year spent, and says that water has not received the attention it deserves. Water-borne diseases such as diarrhoea kill far more people than HIV/Aids and malaria combined, it said. And ...
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Posted by dymaxion at November 9, 2006 12:09 PM


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