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Behavior Change, Innovation, Political Will Critical To Reaching WASH Goals

Huffington Post: For 2015, Three Must-Haves for Sanitation
Sanjay Wijesekera, chief of water, sanitation and hygiene, and associate director of programs at UNICEF

“…For the water, sanitation and hygiene sector, 2015 is an ‘almost, but not quite’ date. The world did reach the water MDG — in 2010, in fact — but that still leaves 750 million people without this most basic of services. … I think there are three must-haves that can make a world of difference with the sanitation problem. 1. The creation of a ‘new normal’ … to make open defecation unacceptable. … 2. Affordable sanitation … 3. Political will…” (1/6).

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