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Billions Still Lack Access to Safe Drinking Water, Sanitation

Two leading U.N. agencies are calling for greater action to provide safe drinking water and basic sanitation to more than three billion people. A joint report by the World Health Organization and U.N. Children’s Fund says more must be done to close the gap between the billions who have access to improved water and sanitation and those who do not.   Significant progress has been made since 1990. The United Nations reports almost two billion people now have access to improved...

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